REMINDER: Teacher Leaders Bootcamp Cohort 4 Applications Open
Applications are open through Friday, May 6, to participate in the 2022 Teacher Leaders Bootcamp Cohort 4. IDOE’s partnership with the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters and Gibraltar Design will allow participants to engage in innovative professional development facilitating growth as teacher leaders. To learn more information, or to apply, click here. Contact Anne Marie Milliganwith any questions.
NEW: Early Learning Resources Survey
IDOE is committed to providing support and resources for early educators and administrators to ensure the highest-quality early education is provided to young Hoosiers. The feedback from this survey will be used by IDOEs early learning team to inform the development of new resources and professional development opportunities using the Indiana Learning Lab, as well as to understand the usefulness and effectiveness of current IDOE resources. Please complete this survey by Friday, May 20. Contact the Office of Teaching and Learning with any questions.
NEW: Research Findings on Parent Engagement in Online Learning
IDOE has recently published the results of a research project investigating the most impactful strategies schools can use to develop meaningful parent engagement for students learning in virtual and blended environments. Printable tools for schools and parents are included. View the research findings or video preview of this research in the Indiana Learning Lab. For an even more in-depth look, join the live Professional Development (PD) with IDOE session, Supporting, at 4 p.m. ET on Wednesday, May 11. View the May PD with IDOE flyer for more information regarding upcoming sessions. Contact the Office of Digital Learning with any questions.
NEW: Crossing the Finish Line Top 10 High Schools for Enrollments
Through Indiana’s, students who are just a few credits away from earning a high-value credential can cross the finish line by completing their credential for free this summer! More than 250 high schools across the state have enrolled more than 1,750 students through the initiative this year.
NEW FROM THE INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (IDOH): Upcoming School Nurse Webinars
The next IDOH School Nurse Webinar will be held at 10 a.m. ET on Thursday, May 12.This webinar can be accessed here. Contact email@example.com with any questions regarding this webinar.
NEW FROM CODEHS: Free PD Educator PD Opportunities
CodeHS is proud to partner with IDOE to offer various free Indiana PD Workshops for teachers throughout the summer. Workshops will cover computer science curriculum, pedagogy, instructional strategies, and teacher tools and resources. CodeHS is offering both virtual or in-person PD workshops this summer to meet all individual needs.
Professional development topics include:
- Java Bootcamp
- Python Bootcamp
- Cybersecurity Bootcamp
- Lower-Elementary Computer Science
- Upper-Elementary Computer Science
- Artificial Intelligence and Data Science
REMINDER FROM THE 2022 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF INDIANAPOLIS HOST COMMITTEE: Special Ticket Offer for the GMR Grand Prix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS)
The stars of the NTT IndyCar Series will take on the action-packed IMS road course for the GMR Grand Prix on Saturday, May 14. The College Football Playoff Indianapolis Host Committee is offering educators a special offer of $10 off reserved seats and $5 off General Admission tickets. Please visit IMS.com/cfpteachers to redeem this offer. Contact 317-492-6700, 800-822-4639, or email firstname.lastname@example.org any questions.