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September 16, 2021

Rally for True History: Civil Rights Education Today

Educators, parents, students, and nonprofit professionals:

Kids in Birmingham 1963, in partnership with local community groups, invites you to this event:

Rally for True History: Civil Rights Education Today

Monday, September 20
5:00 pm Central

A virtual gathering on Zoom

A Zoom link will be sent before the rally. Pre-registration is required (click the button below).

Coming Together 50 Years After Growing Up In Segregated Birmingham | NBC Nightly News

Schoology Virtual Fall PD Series: September Sessions

Join the Alabama Technology in Motion (ATiM) specialists weekly on Zoom for a half-hour (3:30-4:00 PM) QUICK BITE lesson on the Schoology LMS. Co-facilitated by ATiMs Pernell Allen (UAB) and Angie Clark (UM), a new topic is presented each week (see the list below).

Click the button to register in PowerSchool for the next session.

Also, open the video link to view the first session, "Getting Started with Schoology-Part I".

SEPT. 2 - Add Creativity to your Courses

SEPT. 9 - Adding Assignments

SEPT. 16 - Grade Setup and Gradebooks

SEPT. 23 - Assessments

SEPT. 30 - Embedding Content

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Are you ready to become a Google Certified Educator?

Limited space is available for each school district in Region 5.

Contact ATiM Specialist Pernell Allen for more information.

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UABRIC National Board Candidate Support Program

September Topic: Deep Dive into Component 2-Differentiating Instruction

Select one of the dates/times below and register in PowerSchool.

Wednesday, September 22 (6 PM-8 PM) or

Saturday, September 25 (8 AM-10 AM).

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Sept. 27 - SDE PowerSchool Performance Matters Analytics

In this course, learn how to use PowerSchool Performance Matters to analyze and compare student data for making data-driven instructional decisions. Practice creating customized reports to compare multiple measures of student performance as well as to compare
district-wide performance on assessments. Discover the power of filters to disaggregate student data to view results by school, teacher, or class.

Space is limited to ONLY 3 EDUCATORS FOR EACH LEA.

This will be an IN-PERSON training at the Jefferson County Board of Education.

Click one of the buttons below to register in PowerSchool for either a morning or afternoon 3-hour session on Sept. 27.

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New Dates Scheduled for Alabama Teacher Observation Program (ATOP)

ATOP Training: An Overview of the Alabama Teacher Observation Program

Dates: October 26, October 27, OR November 2

Time: 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (full day)

Target Audience: School Administrators ONLY

After this session, administrators will be able to:

  • Understand the Teacher Observation Tool

  • Utilize the Teacher Observation Tool for classroom observation

  • Calibrate scores on the Teacher Observation Tool

Location: In-person training

Jefferson County Board of Education

2100 18th St S. Birmingham, AL 35209

Limited Seating-2 groups per day, maximum group size 30 participants/group

Click one of the section links below to register in PowerSchool to attend on your desired date.

October 26

Group 1 - PowerSchool section # 411669

Group 2 - PowerSchool section # 411673

October 27

Group 1 - PowerSchool section # 411670

Group 2 - PowerSchool section # 411675

November 2

Group 1 - PowerSchool section # 411671

Group 2 - PowerSchool section # 411677

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Oct. 7-8 Southern Educational Robotics Conference

See the flyer below for registration information.
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Fall eLearning Courses

The fall semester of eLearning for Educators will begin on October 6, 2021. Each course awards 30 clock hours for teachers who need professional development for recertification.

Course Listing

Registration is available in PowerSchool.

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PD Opportunities from the Alabama State Department of Education

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Check out the NEW & IMPROVED UABRIC Website