Common Sense Education

OPS Professional Learning Opportunities 2021-22

Common Sense Professional Learning Series

Common Sense Education is the nations leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education and independent voice they need to thrive in the 21st century. Teach students to thrive in the digital age with free, research backed lessons and resources.

Through the OPS & Common Sense Partnership the following Professional Learning Opportunities are available. Scroll down for detailed information on each category.

Interested in customizing a PD for your department or school? Let's talk!

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OPS Digital Citizenship School Improvement Planning Workshops

Did you hand out more devices than ever before? Have you experienced more digital drama than you'd like? Are you exploring ways to incorporate responsible tech use at your school?
Are you trying to highlight online safety for your community?
The pandemic has highlighted the need to support all students, and to create equitable policies and initiatives to achieve this.

Join Common Sense coordinator, Melissa Cleaver, as we explore ways you can implement digital citizenship in your school plans. This 90 minute workshop will highlight our Digital Citizenship curriculum (including implementation guide), and provide participants with a plan to create a digital citizenship culture.

Workshops will be held Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.

School Improvement Planning teams are encourage to attend together.

Extra Duty Pay available through our Common Sense grant,

for staff attending outside of their regular duty hours.

Registration Now Open!

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National Common Sense Education : 1-Hour Interactive Summer Workshops

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Attend any of the above LIVE sessions will count for TWO

Common Sense Recognition 'LEARN' criteria towards earning either Common Sense Educator or School recognition.

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Common Sense Education Curriculum Deep Dive

More information soon coming in August!
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Past Recorded PD Sessions

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Nebraska Common Sense Education Outreach Manager, Melissa Cleaver

Any Questions please contact me.