Travis Hill School @ OJC

Professional Development

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We will use this online newsletter to house our professional development agendas and resources going forward.
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*2017 Summer Training Week #1: Monday 7/31 - Friday 8/4*

Monday, July 31st

Location: Youth Opportunity Center, 1331 Kerlerec Street, New Orleans


8:00 - 8:30 am: Light Breakfast (Optional)


8:30 - 10:00 am: Welcome & Overview with Christy & Mi Ji


8:30 - 9:15am: Getting to Know One Another

  • All About CEEAS with Christy & Mi Ji
  • Pass the Hat with Christy


9:15 - 10:15 am:
Working Together


10:15 - 10:25 am: Break


10:25 - 11:30 am: Employee Manual with Mi Ji


11:30 - 11:45: Where are we with the OJC? with Mario & Christy


11:45 - 12:45 pm: Technology 101 with Jeremy


12:45 - 1:45 pm: Lunch


1:45 - 2:00 pm: Drive to OJC


2:00 - 4:00 pm: Rolling Up Them Sleeves!

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Tuesday, August 1st

Location: Youth Opportunity Center, 1331 Kerlerec Street, New Orleans


8:00 - 8:30 am: Breakfast (Optional)


8:30 - 9:00 am: Reflections with Christy


  • One Word
  • All Questions are Good Questions!


9:00 - 9:30: What could a THS@OJC daily schedule look like?


9:30 - 12:00 am:


12:00 - 1:00 pm: Lunch (on your own)


1:00 - 1:30pm: Ideal Classroom Design Share Session


1:30 - 2:00 pm:

  • Teachers: Engaging Reluctant Learners Part 1 with Christy
  • Student Support Staff- @ OJC


2:00 pm
: Leave for Orleans Public Defenders (OPD) Office


2:30 - 4:00 pm: OPD Visit

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Wednesday, August 2nd

Location: Youth Opportunity Center, 1331 Kerlerec Street, New Orleans


8:00 - 8:30 am: Breakfast (Optional)


8:30 - 9:15 am:



9:15 - 11:45 am:


11:45 - 12:45 pm: Lunch (on your own)


Location: Youth Study Center, 1100 Milton Street


12:45 - 3:45 pm


3:45 - 4:00 pm: Closing

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Thursday, August 3rd

Location: Youth Opportunity Center, 1331 Kerlerec Street, New Orleans


8:00 - 8:30 am: Breakfast (Optional)


8:30 - 8:45 am: Check in with David


8:45 - 9:00 am: Power Unit Speech Competition


9:00 - 12:00 pm


  • Teachers: Curriculum Design III with Renee
  • Student Support Team: THS @OJC Welcome Center


12:00 - 1:00 pm: Lunch


1:00 - 2:20 pm

  • Teachers: Curriculum Design IV with Renee
  • Student Support Team: THS @OJC Welcome Center Building with Mario & Alexie


2:20 - 2:50 pm: Share Out!


2:50 - 3:00 pm: Closing

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*2017 Summer Training Week #2: Monday 8/7 - Friday 8/11*

Monday, August 7th

Location: Youth Opportunity Center


8:00am-8:30am - Optional breakfast


8:30am-9:15am - The week ahead, reflections on Friday


9:15am-10:45am

  • Teachers: curriculum development
  • Student Services: Work on framing out essential elements of school culture/PBIS


10:45am-12:30pm

  • Fingerprinting (OJC/3rd Floor) lunch on own


12:30pm-2:00pm

  • Teachers: Curriculum Development
  • Student Services: work on framing out essential elements of school culture/PBIS or tracking down transcripts, special education files, etc.


2:00pm-2:30pm: Restorative Justice--An Introduction (with David)


2:40pm-3:20pm: Full team--Setting the stage for PBIS/Values/School Culture discussions


3:30pm-4:30pm: THS Mixer--Two-campus get together at YOC

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Tuesday, August 8th

Location: Morning at Loop Nola, afternoon at YOC


8:15 am: Meet at Loop Nola for outdoor team-building course


8:30 am-11:30 am: Loop Nola outing


11:30 am-12:45 pm: Lunch on own


12:45 pm-3:00 pm


  • Teachers: Curriculum work
  • Student Support team: Ongoing work on PBIS/Values (possible offsite work locating transcripts, etc)


3:15 pm-4:15 pm: All--PBIS workshop: Values examples, Homerooms/Advisories


4:15 pm-4:30 pm: Close-out and review

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Wednesday, August 9th

Location: Travis Hill @ the Youth Study Center (1100 Milton Street, New Orleans)


NOTE: You will NOT be permitted to bring cell phones into the facility. You may leave them in your car or check them into a locker. The contact number at the school is: 504-658-3421. Ms. Ros will be available to take calls and messages for you.


8:00 - 8:30 am: Breakfast (Optional)


8:30 am - 9:00 am


  • Agenda with David
  • Icebreaker with Sabria



9:00 am - 12:00 noon


  • Teachers: Curriculum Design with Renee

(*10:00 -11:30 am: Special Education Team with Rachel and Mario)

  • Student Support Team: Transcripts, IEPs, student record hunting


10:30 am-10:45 am: Morning Phone Break


12:00 - 1:00 pm: Lunch (on your own)


1:00 - 3:45 pm


  • Teachers: Curriculum Building with Renee
  • Student Support Team: Refining Values-Based PBIS & Restorative Justice Prep and/or chasing down transcripts!


2:30 - 2:45 pm: Afternoon Phone Break


3:45 pm - 4:00 pm: Closing


3:45 pm - 5:00 pm: Trauma Informed Teaching and Learning with Dr. Denese Shervington (Rachel, Mandi, Virginia and Kaiya)

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Thursday, August 10th (Joint Training with THS @ OJC)

Location: Travis Hill @ the Youth Study Center (1100 Milton Street, New Orleans)


NOTE: You will NOT be permitted to bring cell phones into the facility. You may leave them in your car or check them into a locker. The contact number at the school is: 504-658-3421. Ms. Ros will be available to take calls and messages for you.


8:00 - 8:30 am: Breakfast (Optional)


8:30 am - 9:00 am: Agenda and Retreat Review (Ms. Ros and Ms. Galethea)


9:00 am - 12:00 noon


  • Teachers: Curriculum Design with Renee


  • Student Support Team: Transcripts, IEPs, student record hunting


10:30 am-10:45 am: Morning Phone Break


12:00 - 1:00 pm: Lunch (on your own)


1:00 - 2:30 pm


  • Teachers: Curriculum Building with Renee
  • Student Support Team: Refining Values-Based PBIS & Restorative Justice Prep and or/transcript hunting...


2:30 - 4:00 pm:


  • THS @YSC: PBIS and Restorative Justice with Rachel and Michael
  • THS @OJC: School Planning with David

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Friday, August 11th (Joint Training with THS @ OJC)

Location: New Orleans Youth Study Center, 1100 Milton Street, New Orleans

*Note: Bring your centerpiece and talking piece with you!


8:00 - 8:30 am: Optional Breakfast


8:30am - 9:00 am: Shared Vision: School-wide Behavioral Support Practices with Michael and Rachel


9:00 am - 11:30 am: Restorative Practices Part I with Tammy and Dave


10:30 am-10:45 am: Morning Phone Break


11:30 - 1:30 pm: Lunch & Scavenger Hunt


1:30 - 3:30 pm: Restorative Practices Part II with Tammy and Dave


3:30 pm- 4:00 pm: Logistics for the Retreat/Closing Circle