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July 2022 Professional Learning


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UABRIC Summer 2022 Professional Learning Catalog

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July Professional Learning Opportunities

Below is a weekly listing of the UABRIC professional learning offerings for July. Click the COURSE TITLE buttons to register directly in PowerSchool. Notice that some sessions are remote and some are in person. See the July Newsletter linked below for detailed session descriptions, target audiences, Zoom links, and specific location information.

July 4-8

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July 11-15

Using GOLD Objectives for Development & Learning

July 12-13 (2 days), 9 am - 12 pm (Zoom)


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July 18-22

Phase 1 Transition to the 2021 ELA COS Standards

July 19

UAB School of Education

8:30 am - 3:30 pm

EEC Room 111 (PS Section #430952)

EEC Room 116 (PS Section #430954)

ELA Rollout, Phase 2

July 21

UAB School of Education-Education and Engineering Complex

8:30 -11:30 am (PS Section #431215)

12 pm-3:00 pm (PS Section #431217)

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ATiM: Fun with Formative Assessments

July 19, 9:30-11:30 am (West End Academy)

ATiM: Giving Students a Choice with Choice Boards

July 21, 9:30-11:30 am (UAB School of Education-EEC Room 118)

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Alabama MTSS Overview

July 20, 9-10:00 am (Zoom)

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Alabama NBCT Bootcamp

July 20-21 Jacksonville State University (JSU)

July 22 Virtual Option

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AlaKiDS A Deeper Dive

July 21, 9:00 am-12:00 pm (Zoom)


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July 25-29

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Computer Science Standards in Elem. Classroom (K-2nd)

July 25, 9:30-11:30 am (Glen Iris Elementary School)

Computer Science Standards in Elem. Classroom (3rd-5th)

July 26, 9:30-11:30 am (UAB School of Education-EEC Room 118)

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Standards Based Grading

July 27, 9-11:00 am (Zoom)

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Birmingham- 2022 Physical Education Summer Conference

July 28, 8:30 am-3:00 pm (A. H. Parker High School)

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Applications Are Now Live! LFJ Teaching Hard History Fall 2022 Cohorts

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Professional Learning Opportunities from Educational Partners


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Professional Learning Resources and Opportunities from the Alabama State Department of Education

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MEGA 2022 Conference

Monday, July 11th, 8am to Friday, July 15th, 12pm

1 South Water Street

Mobile, AL

Early Bird Registration $165 - Deadline May 4, 2022

Register NOW for best rate! Late Registration/Onsite $185

Alabama Best Practices Center

Network-based professional learning for teachers, school and district leaders, and instructional partners. If you have any questions, please email Operations Manager, Dakota Punzel, at

eLearning for Educators Alabama (Summer 2022)

eLearning for Educators–Alabama will offer 35 courses that will run from June 1st through July 19th. Courses are entirely online and completely free. These 6-week courses earn 30 clock hours each. For those needing PLUs, we offer 7 different courses in the EDU55xx series that earns 1 ACLD-approved PLU each, with additional work.

Here is a list of some of the most popular courses … some may already have waitlists but rest assured, we will add everyone on a waitlist for the course on the start date.

  • CSDL2201: Computer Science and Digital Literacy Course of Study (1-5),
  • CSDL3201: Computer Science and Digital Literacy Course of Study (6-12),
  • EDU1104: Fit, Healthy, and Ready to Succeed: Good Health Habits for the Early Childhood Classroom,
  • EDU4403: Designing a Virtual Field Trip,
  • EDU4407: Special Students in Regular Classrooms: Technology, Teaching, and Universal Design,
  • EDU4422: Classroom Management in the 21st Century,
  • EDU4435: Digital Citizenship for the 21st Century Student,
  • EDU4437: Visual Strategies to Improve Student Thinking and Understanding,
  • EDU4468: Google Classroom,
  • EDU4473: Twitter, Edmodo, Facebook, and TeacherTube,
  • EDU4481: Flipping the Classroom - Resources,
  • REA3475: Reading Intervention for Struggling Readers: Using Beginning Reading Research to Design,
  • REA6451: Dyslexia: How to identify it and What to do,

You must register using your PowerSchool account. Registration will close on May 30th for all courses. For a complete schedule of courses, please visit the website by clicking the "elearning" logo above.

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