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Monday, August 5
 

9:30am

Bringing Restorative Practices into your Classroom and School
Limited Capacity full

This will be an interactive presentation designed to engage participants utilizing Restorative practices and concepts inclusive of Community Building Circles and the Social Discipline Window framework

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 118 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Design Thinking in the Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop is designed for participants to learn about Liberatory Design as a creative and collaborative problem solving strategy that is relevant for adults and students alike. Teachers across the country use Design Thinking as a pedagogical approach to identify problems in their context, build empathy for those most impacted by those problems, and design creative solutions. Join us to experience liberatory design within SFUSD and explore how you might bring this framework into your classroom.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 340 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

GMail: Customize Your Account to Work for You
Limited Capacity seats available

GMail. It's the SFUSD main communication platform for email. If you've never used it or used it just a little, learn how to make GMail work for you to ease your daily productivity so that you can spend more time on your students. From setting up filters and labels to generating canned responses, you'll walk away fro this hands-on workshop with a customized GMail account so that email doesn't consume your life, but make teaching easier.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 240 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

HR, Benefits, Credentialing, Testing and Earning a Credential in California!
Limited Capacity filling up

Sign up for support if you need to:
complete the onboarding process
have questions about benefits
are in the process of earning a California teaching credential
would like support to understand credentialing types and the variety of routes to earn a credential
have questions about the various tests you will need to take to earn your credential
learn about the testing support SFUSD offers to candidates earning their credential


Monday August 5, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Cafeteria/Patio Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

IEP Overview
Limited Capacity seats available

This session serves to introduce teachers to the IEP document, process and purpose.  We will cover IEP development and include critical features of a compliant IEP and the dual-identified English Language Learner.  This session is recommended for all Special Education teachers and in conjunction to the SEIS Navigation session.


Monday August 5, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 316 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

SPIRE
Limited Capacity seats available

Teachers will be introduce to the SPIRE reading intervention program. They will learn the components and features of the program that supports students who require multi-sensory instruction. During the session teachers will learn how to plan, prepare , and present the lessons.


Monday August 5, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 232 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Student Voice, Choice, & Agency: Digital Portfolios Advocate for Authentic Assessment
Limited Capacity seats available

Digital portfolios are one strategy to allow students to embrace their voice and choice, and advocate for their passions in solving relevant local and global challenges. Learn how to leverage district tools with key features and functionalities to implement into your digital classroom pedagogy.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 233 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Synergy: Get Set Up for Success with Student Information You Need on a Daily Basis
Limited Capacity full

New to SFUSD? This is a mandatory session on the district student information system, Synergy. After this hands-on workshop, you'll walk away knowing key features and functionalities to customize your account, set up notifications, and run reports so that you know exactly what's going on with your students on a daily basis. Get set up accurately today so that you're set up for success tomorrow!

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 312 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Technology? Digital Learning? How do You Meaningfully Integrate Technology into Your Pedagogy?
Limited Capacity seats available

Thoughtful and meaningful integration of technology and digital resources isn't always easy. Come to this workshop to learn how you can leverage the SFUSD Digital Learning Scope & Sequence to learn developmentally appropriate uses of technology as you implement your curriculum.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 320 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Technology? Here's All what the DoT Can Do For You!
Limited Capacity seats available

Do you need to figure how to learn and best leverage the technology resources in SFUSD? This workshop will review how you can make technology work for you so that you can spend more time with your students. Learn how to easily submit Help Desk tickets and access on-demand resources to help leverage digital resources to enhance student learning opportunities.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 328 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Transformative Family Partnerships: A Key to Student Achievement
Limited Capacity seats available

Family partnership is a key ingredient to student success. Research states that when schools do a good job of partnering with families — of connecting student learning between home and school — the students do better. They go to school more often. Their behavior is improved. They achieve more long-term successes. For teachers and school staff, this partnership deepens school wide relationships, and it improves communications, teacher morale, and commitment. Come learn about the SFUSD Model for Family Partnership and how to apply it in your classroom and practice.


Monday August 5, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 318 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Introduction to Comprehensive Approach to Literacy 3-5
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session participants will be introduced to the components of a Comprehensive Approach to Literacy and provide an overview of the Literacy components. We will dive deeper in setting up a classroom environment to support students’ Literacy learning. Participants will also review resources to support planning instruction for Reading and Writing Workshop.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 338 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Integrated ELD: Structures for Collaboration and Peer Interaction
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop will provide an introduction to Integrated ELD where participants learn how to implement a variety of structured routines that purposefully develop academic language and support peer interaction that deepens content understanding.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 346 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Supporting and Responding to Behavior for Secondary Teachers
Limited Capacity seats available

This work shop with cover features of Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS) and how they can be utilized in classrooms. Participants will leave the session with an increased understanding of PBIS and how to be a warm demander. Participants will also leave with classroom strategies that they can implement immediately in their classrooms.


Monday August 5, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 300 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Introduction to Comprehensive Approach to Literacy K-2
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session participants will be introduced to the components of a Comprehensive Approach to Literacy and provide an overview of the Literacy components. We will dive deeper in setting up a classroom environment to support students’ Literacy learning. Participants will also review resources to support planning instruction for Reading and Writing Workshop.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 336 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Elementary Designated ELD
Limited Capacity seats available

All teachers in SFUSD are teachers of students learning English as an additional language. This session describes what Designated English Language Development (D-ELD) is and SFUSD's resources for teaching D-ELD. Participants will practice how to structure interactive academic conversations, learn about the Wonders ELD curriculum in our classrooms and review other resources for students learning English developed by our Multilingual Pathways Department (MPD).


Monday August 5, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 342 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Elementary Math Core Curriculum Part 1: Overview
Limited Capacity seats available

Workshop is for elementary teachers to get an overview of the SFUSD Math Core Curriculum, including discussion of the 3 signature strategies, how to access it via Google Classroom, and time to explore the online resources.


Monday August 5, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 306 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Social & Emotional Learning K-5: What every teacher needs to know
Limited Capacity seats available

How does SFUSD define, teach and assess for social emotional learning? Come find out about the curriculum and resources for all k-8 teachers to integrate social emotional learning in the day to increase positive relationships and student engagement.

Speakers
avatar for Nancy Yin-Pollack

Nancy Yin-Pollack

TSA, School Health Programs


Monday August 5, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 234 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Teaching LGBTQ Family + Gender Diversity In Elementary School
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop empowers PK-5 educators to implement inclusive practices, strategies and lessons to promote allyship in support our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students and families. Educators will become familiar with policies, review materials, and address common challenges to curriculum implementation.

Speakers
avatar for Erik Martinez

Erik Martinez

Program Manager, SFUSD


Monday August 5, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 332 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Kindergarten Readiness Assessment Administration and Reporting
Limited Capacity seats available

The Kindergarten Readiness Inventory(KRI) is designed to inform instruction & classroom supports, as well as, surface students' strengths and needs as they begin their school careers. Kindergarten teachers are required to administer the Kindergarten Readiness Inventory (KRI) at the beginning of the school year. It is mandatory that all NEW Kindergarten teachers attend a KRI training session before administering the KRI during the month of September.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 322 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Bringing Restorative Practices into your Classroom and School
Limited Capacity filling up

This will be an interactive presentation designed to engage participants utilizing Restorative practices and concepts inclusive of Community Building Circles and the Social Discipline Window framework

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 118 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

CSTPS and the evaluation process
Limited Capacity seats available

Introductory session to the CSTPs and how they relate to lesson planning and the evaluation process.


Monday August 5, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 334 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Design Thinking in the Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop is designed for participants to learn about Liberatory Design as a creative and collaborative problem solving strategy that is relevant for adults and students alike. Teachers across the country use Design Thinking as a pedagogical approach to identify problems in their context, build empathy for those most impacted by those problems, and design creative solutions. Join us to experience liberatory design within SFUSD and explore how you might bring this framework into your classroom.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 340 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

GMail: Customize Your Account to Work for You
Limited Capacity seats available

GMail. It's the SFUSD main communication platform for email. If you've never used it or used it just a little, learn how to make GMail work for you to ease your daily productivity so that you can spend more time on your students. From setting up filters and labels to generating canned responses, you'll walk away fro this hands-on workshop with a customized GMail account so that email doesn't consume your life, but make teaching easier.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 240 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

HR, Benefits, Credentialing, Testing and Earning a Credential in California!
Limited Capacity seats available

Sign up for support if you need to:
complete the onboarding process
have questions about benefits
are in the process of earning a California teaching credential
would like support to understand credentialing types and the variety of routes to earn a credential
have questions about the various tests you will need to take to earn your credential
learn about the testing support SFUSD offers to candidates earning their credential


Monday August 5, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Cafeteria/Patio Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Lesson Planning for General Ed Teachers: Keys to Success
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will focus on the creation of standards-aligned learning objectives to drive lesson planning. Attendees will learn the differences between lesson objectives and strategies, and will have time to create lesson plans for a successful first week of school.

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Reimer

Kelly Reimer

I3 Peer Mentor, SFUSD


Monday August 5, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 332 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

More Than Books: Use Your School Library to Amplify Instruction
Limited Capacity seats available

Designed for middle and high school teachers, this session will introduce strategies, tools, and resources that school librarians can customize to fit your teaching needs. When your classes are researching the human brain, your librarian can develop webpages to scaffold your students’ research. When you are developing a unit on the Civil War, your teacher librarian can teach lessons in primary source analysis to sharpen your students’ critical thinking. If your students are language learners, your librarian can facilitate an engaging activity with students orally rehearsing academic language and presentation skills. Learn more about the ways in which your librarian can help you save time and increase rigor!


Monday August 5, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 344 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Project Based Learning 101
Limited Capacity filling up

New and veteran teachers across grade levels interested in learning more about Project Based Learning should consider attending this session. We will dive into deepening our understanding of the essential elements of a project and identifying an aspect of inquiry you wish to develop in your own practice. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to build community and connections with other teachers across the district who are also interested in further developing their inquiry practice.


Monday August 5, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 328 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

SEIS Navigation
Limited Capacity seats available

Teachers will be introduced to the components of SEIS. They will learn to navigate the program and locate relevant information. Teachers will be shown how to navigate the IEP, take data, add documentation, and access resources. In addition teachers will be introduced to compliance procedures and requirements related to Special Education. This session is required to get your SEIS log-in and is recommended as a follow-up to the “Overview of the Compliant IEP.”


Monday August 5, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 316 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

SPIRE
Limited Capacity seats available

Teachers will be introduce to the SPIRE reading intervention program. They will learn the components and features of the program that supports students who require multi-sensory instruction. During the session teachers will learn how to plan, prepare , and present the lessons.


Monday August 5, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 232 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Synergy: Get Set Up for Success with Student Information You Need on a Daily Basis
Limited Capacity filling up

New to SFUSD? This is a mandatory session on the district student information system, Synergy. After this hands-on workshop, you'll walk away knowing key features and functionalities to customize your account, set up notifications, and run reports so that you know exactly what's going on with your students on a daily basis. Get set up accurately today so that you're set up for success tomorrow!

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 312 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Technology? Digital Learning? How do You Meaningfully Integrate Technology into Your Pedagogy?
Limited Capacity seats available

Thoughtful and meaningful integration of technology and digital resources isn't always easy. Come to this workshop to learn how you can leverage the SFUSD Digital Learning Scope & Sequence to learn developmentally appropriate uses of technology as you implement your curriculum.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 320 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Transformative Family Partnerships: A Key to Student Achievement
Limited Capacity seats available

Family partnership is a key ingredient to student success. Research states that when schools do a good job of partnering with families — of connecting student learning between home and school — the students do better. They go to school more often. Their behavior is improved. They achieve more long-term successes. For teachers and school staff, this partnership deepens school wide relationships, and it improves communications, teacher morale, and commitment. Come learn about the SFUSD Model for Family Partnership and how to apply it in your classroom and practice.


Monday August 5, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 318 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Introduction to Comprehensive Approach to Literacy 3-5
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session participants will be introduced to the components of a Comprehensive Approach to Literacy and provide an overview of the Literacy components. We will dive deeper in setting up a classroom environment to support students’ Literacy learning. Participants will also review resources to support planning instruction for Reading and Writing Workshop.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 338 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Integrated ELD: Structures for Collaboration and Peer Interaction
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop will provide an introduction to Integrated ELD where participants learn how to implement a variety of structured routines that purposefully develop academic language and support peer interaction that deepens content understanding.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 346 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Supporting and Responding to Behavior for Secondary Teachers
Limited Capacity seats available

This work shop with cover features of Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS) and how they can be utilized in classrooms. Participants will leave the session with an increased understanding of PBIS and how to be a warm demander. Participants will also leave with classroom strategies that they can implement immediately in their classrooms.


Monday August 5, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 300 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Introduction to Comprehensive Approach to Literacy K-2
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session participants will be introduced to the components of a Comprehensive Approach to Literacy and provide an overview of the Literacy components. We will dive deeper in setting up a classroom environment to support students’ Literacy learning. Participants will also review resources to support planning instruction for Reading and Writing Workshop.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 336 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Creating safe spaces and supportive classroom management K-5
Limited Capacity seats available

This work shop with cover features of Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS) and how they can be utilized in classrooms. Participants will leave the session with an increased understanding of PBIS and how to be a warm demander. Participants will also leave with classroom strategies that they can implement immediately in their classrooms.


Monday August 5, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 302 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Elementary Designated ELD
Limited Capacity seats available

All teachers in SFUSD are teachers of students learning English as an additional language. This session describes what Designated English Language Development (D-ELD) is and SFUSD's resources for teaching D-ELD. Participants will practice how to structure interactive academic conversations, learn about the Wonders ELD curriculum in our classrooms and review other resources for students learning English developed by our Multilingual Pathways Department (MPD).


Monday August 5, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 342 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Elementary Math Core Curriculum Part 1: Overview
Limited Capacity seats available

Workshop is for elementary teachers to get an overview of the SFUSD Math Core Curriculum, including discussion of the 3 signature strategies, how to access it via Google Classroom, and time to explore the online resources.


Monday August 5, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 306 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Elementary Science Education in SFUSD
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will provide an overview to the new K-5 NGSS aligned SFUSD Science Core Curriculum. Participants will register to access the online teacher's guide for the Amplify Science kits they will be teaching this year and learn about district created resources to support their science instruction.

Speakers
TR

Thom Reinhardt

Supervisor, Science


Monday August 5, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 314 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Social & Emotional Learning K-5: What every teacher needs to know
Limited Capacity seats available

How does SFUSD define, teach and assess for social emotional learning? Come find out about the curriculum and resources for all k-8 teachers to integrate social emotional learning in the day to increase positive relationships and student engagement.

Speakers
avatar for Nancy Yin-Pollack

Nancy Yin-Pollack

TSA, School Health Programs


Monday August 5, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 234 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

District Assessments & Report Cards, TK-2 Teachers
Limited Capacity seats available

Teachers will learn about TK-2 District Assessments and report cards by exploring the AAO website to access information and tools that will be useful throughout the school year.


Monday August 5, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 322 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

12:25pm

Lunch
Monday August 5, 2019 12:25pm - 1:05pm
Cafeteria/Patio Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Are your students online? Make sure they're safe and responsible!
Limited Capacity seats available

Whenever your students embrace digital resources to enhance their learning opportunities, ensuring their safety and responsible uses is critical. Come learn tips and tricks for digital classroom management.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 240 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Google Classroom for Blended Instruction and Classroom Communication
Limited Capacity seats available

Maximize Google Classroom features to create blended learning experiences for your students with digitally shared content and community building activities.  This session supports beginning and intermediate Classroom users and provides resources and templates for improved organization and classroom communication.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 233 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

IEP Overview
Limited Capacity seats available

This session serves to introduce teachers to the IEP document, process and purpose.  We will cover IEP development and include critical features of a compliant IEP and the dual-identified English Language Learner.  This session is recommended for all Special Education teachers and in conjunction to the SEIS Navigation session.


Monday August 5, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 316 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Lesson Planning for General Ed Teachers: Keys to Success
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will focus on the creation of standards-aligned learning objectives to drive lesson planning. Attendees will learn the differences between lesson objectives and strategies, and will have time to create lesson plans for a successful first week of school.

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Reimer

Kelly Reimer

I3 Peer Mentor, SFUSD


Monday August 5, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 332 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Maintaining Professional Adult/Student Boundaries
Limited Capacity seats available

Boundaries policy training and mandatory reporting


Monday August 5, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 326 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Project Based Learning 101
Limited Capacity seats available

New and veteran teachers across grade levels interested in learning more about Project Based Learning should consider attending this session. We will dive into deepening our understanding of the essential elements of a project and identifying an aspect of inquiry you wish to develop in your own practice. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to build community and connections with other teachers across the district who are also interested in further developing their inquiry practice.


Monday August 5, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 328 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Synergy: Get Set Up for Success with Student Information You Need on a Daily Basis
Limited Capacity seats available

New to SFUSD? This is a mandatory session on the district student information system, Synergy. After this hands-on workshop, you'll walk away knowing key features and functionalities to customize your account, set up notifications, and run reports so that you know exactly what's going on with your students on a daily basis. Get set up accurately today so that you're set up for success tomorrow!

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 312 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Technology? Here's All what the DoT Can Do For You!
Limited Capacity seats available

Do you need to figure how to learn and best leverage the technology resources in SFUSD? This workshop will review how you can make technology work for you so that you can spend more time with your students. Learn how to easily submit Help Desk tickets and access on-demand resources to help leverage digital resources to enhance student learning opportunities.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 320 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Wellness for YOU as an Educator
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop is designed to have you create a personal wellness action plan via a SMART-E goal, in order for you to feel inspired to care for yourself and be a role model for others. We recognize that you as an educator shares so much of yourself with others that SFUSD is committed to making sure you practice refilling up the well.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 334 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

What's Trauma got to do with it?
Limited Capacity filling up

This workshop with introduce fundamentals of trauma theory, including its impact on the developing brain and the stress response system. Presenters will discuss effects of trauma on systems, schools, and educators, and suggest approaches to help students feel safe and supported in the classroom.


Monday August 5, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 340 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Middle School English/Language Arts
Limited Capacity seats available

Middle School English teachers will develop a shared understanding of key strategies for supporting all learners in E/LA and explore SFUSD's Core Curriculum resources to implement CCSS-aligned units.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 324 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

District Assessments & Report Cards, Grades 3-5 Teachers
Limited Capacity seats available

Teachers will learn about Grades 3-5 District Assessments and report cards by exploring the AAO website to access information and tools that will be useful throughout the school year.


Monday August 5, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 322 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Introduction to Comprehensive Approach to Literacy 3-5
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session participants will be introduced to the components of a Comprehensive Approach to Literacy and provide an overview of the Literacy components. We will dive deeper in setting up a classroom environment to support students’ Literacy learning. Participants will also review resources to support planning instruction for Reading and Writing Workshop.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 338 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Integrated ELD: Structures for Collaboration and Peer Interaction
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop will provide an introduction to Integrated ELD where participants learn how to implement a variety of structured routines that purposefully develop academic language and support peer interaction that deepens content understanding.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 346 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Secondary Math Core Curriculum Part 1: Overview
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is designed for secondary math teachers, including SpEd teachers. You will become familiar with the structure and design of the math curriculum, engage in a rich math task with a collaborative group, and debrief the task and pedagogical structures using your teacher lens. You'll learn how to access the SFUSD Core Curriculum, Google Classroom and other online resources for math.

Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth DeCarli

Elizabeth DeCarli

High School Math Specialist, SFUSD
Elizabeth DeCarli is a high school math specialist in the Curriculum & Instruction Department. She taught math at James Logan High School in Union City and worked as a technology coach to help teachers incorporate the use of technology into their math classes. Then she worked at Key... Read More →


Monday August 5, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 318 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Supporting and Responding to Behavior for Secondary Teachers
Limited Capacity seats available

This work shop with cover features of Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS) and how they can be utilized in classrooms. Participants will leave the session with an increased understanding of PBIS and how to be a warm demander. Participants will also leave with classroom strategies that they can implement immediately in their classrooms.


Monday August 5, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 300 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Introduction to Comprehensive Approach to Literacy K-2
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session participants will be introduced to the components of a Comprehensive Approach to Literacy and provide an overview of the Literacy components. We will dive deeper in setting up a classroom environment to support students’ Literacy learning. Participants will also review resources to support planning instruction for Reading and Writing Workshop.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 336 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Creating safe spaces and supportive classroom management K-5
Limited Capacity seats available

This work shop with cover features of Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS) and how they can be utilized in classrooms. Participants will leave the session with an increased understanding of PBIS and how to be a warm demander. Participants will also leave with classroom strategies that they can implement immediately in their classrooms.


Monday August 5, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 302 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Elementary Bilingual Educators
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is for educators working in elementary Biliteracy or Dual Language Pathways. Participants will learn about the SFUSD bilingual models, review instructional schedules for teaching in two languages, and begin to network with other bilingual teachers.

Speakers
avatar for Cristina Urbano

Cristina Urbano

Language Pathways Program Administrator, San Francisco USD


Monday August 5, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 344 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Elementary Designated ELD
Limited Capacity seats available

All teachers in SFUSD are teachers of students learning English as an additional language. This session describes what Designated English Language Development (D-ELD) is and SFUSD's resources for teaching D-ELD. Participants will practice how to structure interactive academic conversations, learn about the Wonders ELD curriculum in our classrooms and review other resources for students learning English developed by our Multilingual Pathways Department (MPD).


Monday August 5, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 342 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Elementary Science Education in SFUSD
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will provide an overview to the new K-5 NGSS aligned SFUSD Science Core Curriculum. Participants will register to access the online teacher's guide for the Amplify Science kits they will be teaching this year and learn about district created resources to support their science instruction.

Speakers
TR

Thom Reinhardt

Supervisor, Science


Monday August 5, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 314 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Are your students online? Make sure they're safe and responsible!
Limited Capacity seats available

Whenever your students embrace digital resources to enhance their learning opportunities, ensuring their safety and responsible uses is critical. Come learn tips and tricks for digital classroom management.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 240 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Collaborating with Paraprofessionals
Limited Capacity full

This session will be developing a collaborative approach with para educators in working together to implement IEP goals and support students.


Monday August 5, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 338 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Exploring Accomplished Teaching - A National Board Overview
Limited Capacity seats available

We know each SFUSD student deserves a committed, reflective and dedicated teacher by their side! Come be inspired to push your practice toward accomplished teaching. Educators will investigate the inspirational core tenets of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and apply them to their own teaching. All participants will walk out equipped with the information they need to consider whether pursuing certification may be in their future. This session is open to teachers and counselors interested in learning more about the National Board.


Monday August 5, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 324 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Foster Friendly Schools: Creating a Safe and Supportive Space for our Foster Youth
Limited Capacity seats available

Every year SFUSD has approximately 800 foster youth, and on any given day, one of them may be in your school. Due to the complexities in a foster youth's life, foster youth are suspended at a higher rate, perform below grade level, are held back in school, and have lower graduation rates than their peers. Participants will learn about the unique needs of foster youth and the different systems involved in their care. You will leave with strategies on how to provide safe and supportive schools that promote the social emotional learning and improved academic outcomes of foster youth.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 232 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Google Classroom for Blended Instruction and Classroom Communication
Limited Capacity seats available

Maximize Google Classroom features to create blended learning experiences for your students with digitally shared content and community building activities.  This session supports beginning and intermediate Classroom users and provides resources and templates for improved organization and classroom communication.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 233 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Lesson Planning for General Ed Teachers: Keys to Success
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will focus on the creation of standards-aligned learning objectives to drive lesson planning. Attendees will learn the differences between lesson objectives and strategies, and will have time to create lesson plans for a successful first week of school.

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Reimer

Kelly Reimer

I3 Peer Mentor, SFUSD


Monday August 5, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 332 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Maintaining Professional Adult/Student Boundaries
Limited Capacity seats available

Boundaries policy training and mandatory reporting


Monday August 5, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 326 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Project Based Learning 101
Limited Capacity seats available

New and veteran teachers across grade levels interested in learning more about Project Based Learning should consider attending this session. We will dive into deepening our understanding of the essential elements of a project and identifying an aspect of inquiry you wish to develop in your own practice. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to build community and connections with other teachers across the district who are also interested in further developing their inquiry practice.


Monday August 5, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 328 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

SEIS Navigation
Limited Capacity seats available

Teachers will be introduced to the components of SEIS. They will learn to navigate the program and locate relevant information. Teachers will be shown how to navigate the IEP, take data, add documentation, and access resources. In addition teachers will be introduced to compliance procedures and requirements related to Special Education. This session is required to get your SEIS log-in and is recommended as a follow-up to the “Overview of the Compliant IEP.”


Monday August 5, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 316 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Synergy: Get Set Up for Success with Student Information You Need on a Daily Basis
Limited Capacity seats available

New to SFUSD? This is a mandatory session on the district student information system, Synergy. After this hands-on workshop, you'll walk away knowing key features and functionalities to customize your account, set up notifications, and run reports so that you know exactly what's going on with your students on a daily basis. Get set up accurately today so that you're set up for success tomorrow!

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 312 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Wellness for YOU as an Educator
Limited Capacity filling up

This workshop is designed to have you create a personal wellness action plan via a SMART-E goal, in order for you to feel inspired to care for yourself and be a role model for others. We recognize that you as an educator shares so much of yourself with others that SFUSD is committed to making sure you practice refilling up the well.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 334 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

What's Trauma got to do with it?
Limited Capacity filling up

This workshop with introduce fundamentals of trauma theory, including its impact on the developing brain and the stress response system. Presenters will discuss effects of trauma on systems, schools, and educators, and suggest approaches to help students feel safe and supported in the classroom.


Monday August 5, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 340 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

District Assessments for Middle & High, Math & ELA Teachers
Limited Capacity seats available

Teachers will learn about middle and high school District Assessments by exploring the AAO website to access information and tools that will be useful throughout the school year.


Monday August 5, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 322 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Integrated ELD: Structures for Collaboration and Peer Interaction
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop will provide an introduction to Integrated ELD where participants learn how to implement a variety of structured routines that purposefully develop academic language and support peer interaction that deepens content understanding.

Speakers

Monday August 5, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 346 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Secondary Math Core Curriculum Part 2: Planning Unit 0
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session, you will collaborative explore and plan lessons from the opening unit for the math course you will be teaching. This includes working with district colleagues to consider how to set up norms and expectations for powerful, equitable math classrooms. You will gain understanding how Unit 0 is designed to help you build learning communities in your classrooms.

Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth DeCarli

Elizabeth DeCarli

High School Math Specialist, SFUSD
Elizabeth DeCarli is a high school math specialist in the Curriculum & Instruction Department. She taught math at James Logan High School in Union City and worked as a technology coach to help teachers incorporate the use of technology into their math classes. Then she worked at Key... Read More →


Monday August 5, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 318 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Supporting and Responding to Behavior for Secondary Teachers
Limited Capacity seats available

This work shop with cover features of Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS) and how they can be utilized in classrooms. Participants will leave the session with an increased understanding of PBIS and how to be a warm demander. Participants will also leave with classroom strategies that they can implement immediately in their classrooms.


Monday August 5, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 300 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Creating safe spaces and supportive classroom management K-5
Limited Capacity seats available

This work shop with cover features of Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS) and how they can be utilized in classrooms. Participants will leave the session with an increased understanding of PBIS and how to be a warm demander. Participants will also leave with classroom strategies that they can implement immediately in their classrooms.


Monday August 5, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 302 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Elementary Bilingual Educators
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is for educators working in elementary Biliteracy or Dual Language Pathways. Participants will learn about the SFUSD bilingual models, review instructional schedules for teaching in two languages, and begin to network with other bilingual teachers.

Speakers
avatar for Cristina Urbano

Cristina Urbano

Language Pathways Program Administrator, San Francisco USD


Monday August 5, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 344 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Elementary Math Core Curriculum Part 1: Overview
Limited Capacity seats available

Workshop is for elementary teachers to get an overview of the SFUSD Math Core Curriculum, including discussion of the 3 signature strategies, how to access it via Google Classroom, and time to explore the online resources.


Monday August 5, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 306 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Elementary Science Education in SFUSD
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will provide an overview to the new K-5 NGSS aligned SFUSD Science Core Curriculum. Participants will register to access the online teacher's guide for the Amplify Science kits they will be teaching this year and learn about district created resources to support their science instruction.

Speakers
TR

Thom Reinhardt

Supervisor, Science


Monday August 5, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 314 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134
 
Tuesday, August 6
 

9:30am

#WeAreSFUSD - Intro to SFUSD Culture
Limited Capacity filling up

This session is for all teachers. Learn about SFUSD's core values and our collective commitment to providing excellent service to our students, families, colleagues and other stakeholders. Welcome to the #WeAreSFUSD team!


Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 240 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Collaborating with Paraprofessionals
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will be developing a collaborative approach with para educators in working together to implement IEP goals and support students.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 232 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Google Classroom for Blended Instruction and Classroom Communication
Limited Capacity seats available

Maximize Google Classroom features to create blended learning experiences for your students with digitally shared content and community building activities.  This session supports beginning and intermediate Classroom users and provides resources and templates for improved organization and classroom communication.

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 118 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

HR, Benefits, Credentialing, Testing and Earning a Credential in California!
Limited Capacity seats available

Sign up for support if you need to:
complete the onboarding process
have questions about benefits
are in the process of earning a California teaching credential
would like support to understand credentialing types and the variety of routes to earn a credential
have questions about the various tests you will need to take to earn your credential
learn about the testing support SFUSD offers to candidates earning their credential


Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Cafeteria/Patio Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

IEP Overview
Limited Capacity seats available

This session serves to introduce teachers to the IEP document, process and purpose.  We will cover IEP development and include critical features of a compliant IEP and the dual-identified English Language Learner.  This session is recommended for all Special Education teachers and in conjunction to the SEIS Navigation session.

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 316 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

No Nonsense Nurturer Online Classroom Management Course
Limited Capacity seats available

Do you want to: receive a free enrollment key for an online classroom management course that includes videos of teachers utilizing effective strategies in their urban classrooms; start the course and work independently at their own pace; and engage in small group discussions about applications of what they learn in the course? If so, register for this session!


Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 344 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Student Voice, Choice, & Agency: Digital Portfolios Advocate for Authentic Assessment
Limited Capacity seats available

Digital portfolios are one strategy to allow students to embrace their voice and choice, and advocate for their passions in solving relevant local and global challenges. Learn how to leverage district tools with key features and functionalities to implement into your digital classroom pedagogy.

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 324 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Synergy: Get Set Up for Success with Student Information You Need on a Daily Basis
Limited Capacity seats available

New to SFUSD? This is a mandatory session on the district student information system, Synergy. After this hands-on workshop, you'll walk away knowing key features and functionalities to customize your account, set up notifications, and run reports so that you know exactly what's going on with your students on a daily basis. Get set up accurately today so that you're set up for success tomorrow!

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 312 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Technology? Digital Learning? How do You Meaningfully Integrate Technology into Your Pedagogy?
Limited Capacity seats available

Thoughtful and meaningful integration of technology and digital resources isn't always easy. Come to this workshop to learn how you can leverage the SFUSD Digital Learning Scope & Sequence to learn developmentally appropriate uses of technology as you implement your curriculum.

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 320 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Launching Reading Workshop 3-5
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session participants will be introduced to the components of a Reading Workshop and be introduced to the SFUSD Launching Units to support planning the first 3 weeks of instruction in Reading Workshop. There will be a focus on planning mini lessons. 

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 338 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Integrated ELD: Structures for Collaboration and Peer Interaction
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop will provide an introduction to Integrated ELD where participants learn how to implement a variety of structured routines that purposefully develop academic language and support peer interaction that deepens content understanding.

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 346 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Learn About SFUSD's Secondary Science Core Curriculum (6-12)
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session for Science Teachers in grades 6-12, teachers will learn about the Science Core Curriculum and resources that are available for all SFUSD Science teachers. In this session, teachers will learn about the structure of our curriculum, some of the main underpinnings of our pedagogies, and provided access to the Science Core Curriculum platforms.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 314 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Supporting and Responding to Behavior for Secondary Teachers
Limited Capacity seats available

This work shop with cover features of Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS) and how they can be utilized in classrooms. Participants will leave the session with an increased understanding of PBIS and how to be a warm demander. Participants will also leave with classroom strategies that they can implement immediately in their classrooms.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 300 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Synergy: Set Up Your Gradebook Accurately for Student Success
Limited Capacity seats available

New to SFUSD? Teach grades 6-12? Come to this mandatory session on the district student information system, Synergy, to accurately set up your online gradebook for student success. Avoid confusion tomorrow by learning how to do it right today!

Speakers
avatar for Shirley Ong

Shirley Ong

IT Trainer, SFUSD
Trainer and Instructional Designer with the System System Team.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 334 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Time's Up: Talking about Sexual Harassment in Middle & High School
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will review how teachers can build safe classrooms for students and how to respond to sexual harassment at school. Learn about TK-12 health education curriculum that explicitly address consent, boundaries and sexual harassment, as well as school district policies and other school and community resources.

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 318 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

K-2 Required Reading Assessment Administration (Fountas & Pinnell Benchmark) Part 1
Limited Capacity full

This session is part one of two sessions required for all NEW TK-grade 2 teachers. ALL grade Transitional Kindergarten, Kindergarten, Grade 1 and 2 teachers are required to administer Fountas & Pinnnell Benchmark reading assessments 3 times per school year. It is mandatory that all NEW TK-2 teachers attend, and learn to administer the F&P assessments in a calibrated manner and how to use and report results.

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 326 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Launching Reading Workshop K-2
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session participants will be introduced to the components of a Reading Workshop and be introduced to the SFUSD Launching Units to support planning the first 3 weeks of instruction in Reading Workshop. There will be a focus on planning mini lessons. 

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 336 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Elementary Math Core Curriculum Part 1: Overview
Limited Capacity seats available

Workshop is for elementary teachers to get an overview of the SFUSD Math Core Curriculum, including discussion of the 3 signature strategies, how to access it via Google Classroom, and time to explore the online resources.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 306 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

9:30am

Google Drive: Organize Your Classroom in the Cloud
Limited Capacity seats available

Google for Education is the cloud-based platform that SFUSD organizes information on a common unified system. Starting off on the right foot in learning how to best organize folders and resources, using common naming conventions, and knowing the critical importance of sharing permissions will set you up for success for daily seamless paperless workflow.

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:30am - 10:50am
Room 322 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Google Classroom for Blended Instruction and Classroom Communication
Limited Capacity seats available

Maximize Google Classroom features to create blended learning experiences for your students with digitally shared content and community building activities.  This session supports beginning and intermediate Classroom users and provides resources and templates for improved organization and classroom communication.

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 118 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

HR, Benefits, Credentialing, Testing and Earning a Credential in California!
Limited Capacity filling up

Sign up for support if you need to:
complete the onboarding process
have questions about benefits
are in the process of earning a California teaching credential
would like support to understand credentialing types and the variety of routes to earn a credential
have questions about the various tests you will need to take to earn your credential
learn about the testing support SFUSD offers to candidates earning their credential


Tuesday August 6, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Cafeteria/Patio Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Introduction to SOAR SDC Classrooms
Limited Capacity seats available

SFUSD has 17 special education classrooms across the district that are designed to support students with educational disabilities that impact their social, emotional, and/or behavioral development.  These are called the SOAR Academy SDCs.  At this session, new SOAR teachers will learn about the critical components of the SOAR program and how to navigate and identify resources for their students and classroom.

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 234 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Lesson Planning for General Ed Teachers: Keys to Success
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will focus on the creation of standards-aligned learning objectives to drive lesson planning. Attendees will learn the differences between lesson objectives and strategies, and will have time to create lesson plans for a successful first week of school.

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Reimer

Kelly Reimer

I3 Peer Mentor, SFUSD


Tuesday August 6, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 332 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

No Nonsense Nurturer Online Classroom Management Course
Limited Capacity seats available

Do you want to: receive a free enrollment key for an online classroom management course that includes videos of teachers utilizing effective strategies in their urban classrooms; start the course and work independently at their own pace; and engage in small group discussions about applications of what they learn in the course? If so, register for this session!


Tuesday August 6, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 344 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Project Based Learning 101
Limited Capacity seats available

New and veteran teachers across grade levels interested in learning more about Project Based Learning should consider attending this session. We will dive into deepening our understanding of the essential elements of a project and identifying an aspect of inquiry you wish to develop in your own practice. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to build community and connections with other teachers across the district who are also interested in further developing their inquiry practice.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 328 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

SEIS Navigation
Limited Capacity seats available

Teachers will be introduced to the components of SEIS. They will learn to navigate the program and locate relevant information. Teachers will be shown how to navigate the IEP, take data, add documentation, and access resources. In addition teachers will be introduced to compliance procedures and requirements related to Special Education. This session is required to get your SEIS log-in and is recommended as a follow-up to the “Overview of the Compliant IEP.”


Tuesday August 6, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 316 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Student Voice, Choice, & Agency: Digital Portfolios Advocate for Authentic Assessment
Limited Capacity seats available

Digital portfolios are one strategy to allow students to embrace their voice and choice, and advocate for their passions in solving relevant local and global challenges. Learn how to leverage district tools with key features and functionalities to implement into your digital classroom pedagogy.

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 324 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Synergy: Get Set Up for Success with Student Information You Need on a Daily Basis
Limited Capacity seats available

New to SFUSD? This is a mandatory session on the district student information system, Synergy. After this hands-on workshop, you'll walk away knowing key features and functionalities to customize your account, set up notifications, and run reports so that you know exactly what's going on with your students on a daily basis. Get set up accurately today so that you're set up for success tomorrow!

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 312 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Technology? Digital Learning? How do You Meaningfully Integrate Technology into Your Pedagogy?
Limited Capacity seats available

Thoughtful and meaningful integration of technology and digital resources isn't always easy. Come to this workshop to learn how you can leverage the SFUSD Digital Learning Scope & Sequence to learn developmentally appropriate uses of technology as you implement your curriculum.

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 320 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Transformative Family Partnerships: A Key to Student Achievement
Limited Capacity filling up

Family partnership is a key ingredient to student success. Research states that when schools do a good job of partnering with families — of connecting student learning between home and school — the students do better. They go to school more often. Their behavior is improved. They achieve more long-term successes. For teachers and school staff, this partnership deepens school wide relationships, and it improves communications, teacher morale, and commitment. Come learn about the SFUSD Model for Family Partnership and how to apply it in your classroom and practice.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 318 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Launching Writing Workshop 3-5
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session participants will be introduced to the components of a Writing Workshop and be introduced to the SFUSD Launching Units to support planning the first 3 weeks of instruction in Writing Workshop. There will be a focus on planning mini lessons. 

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 338 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Integrated ELD: Structures for Collaboration and Peer Interaction
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop will provide an introduction to Integrated ELD where participants learn how to implement a variety of structured routines that purposefully develop academic language and support peer interaction that deepens content understanding.

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 346 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Learn About SFUSD's Secondary Science Core Curriculum (6-12)
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session for Science Teachers in grades 6-12, teachers will learn about the Science Core Curriculum and resources that are available for all SFUSD Science teachers. In this session, teachers will learn about the structure of our curriculum, some of the main underpinnings of our pedagogies, and provided access to the Science Core Curriculum platforms.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 314 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Supporting and Responding to Behavior for Secondary Teachers
Limited Capacity seats available

This work shop with cover features of Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS) and how they can be utilized in classrooms. Participants will leave the session with an increased understanding of PBIS and how to be a warm demander. Participants will also leave with classroom strategies that they can implement immediately in their classrooms.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 300 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Synergy: Set Up Your Gradebook Accurately for Student Success
Limited Capacity full

New to SFUSD? Teach grades 6-12? Come to this mandatory session on the district student information system, Synergy, to accurately set up your online gradebook for student success. Avoid confusion tomorrow by learning how to do it right today!

Speakers
avatar for Shirley Ong

Shirley Ong

IT Trainer, SFUSD
Trainer and Instructional Designer with the System System Team.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 334 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

K-2 Required Reading Assessment Administration (Fountas & Pinnell Benchmark) Part 2
Limited Capacity filling up

This session is part two of two sessions required for all NEW TK-grade 2 teachers. ALL grade Transitional Kindergarten, Kindergarten, Grade 1 and 2 teachers are required to administer Fountas & Pinnnell Benchmark reading assessments 3 times per school year. It is mandatory that all NEW TK-2 teachers attend, and learn to administer the F&P assessments in a calibrated manner and how to use and report results.

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 326 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Launching Writing Workshop K-2
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session participants will be introduced to the components of a Writing Workshop and be introduced to the SFUSD Launching Units to support planning the first 3 weeks of instruction in Writing Workshop. There will be a focus on planning mini lessons. 

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 336 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Creating safe spaces and supportive classroom management K-5
Limited Capacity seats available

This work shop with cover features of Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS) and how they can be utilized in classrooms. Participants will leave the session with an increased understanding of PBIS and how to be a warm demander. Participants will also leave with classroom strategies that they can implement immediately in their classrooms.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 302 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Elementary Math Core Curriculum Part 2: Planning Unit 0
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session, teachers will participate in a facilitated unit planning session with colleagues from the same grade level. SFUSD math content specialists will guide the session with important planning tips and resources. This session is a follow up to the Elementary Math Core Curriculum Part 1: Overview.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 340 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Google Drive: Organize Your Classroom in the Cloud
Limited Capacity seats available

Google for Education is the cloud-based platform that SFUSD organizes information on a common unified system. Starting off on the right foot in learning how to best organize folders and resources, using common naming conventions, and knowing the critical importance of sharing permissions will set you up for success for daily seamless paperless workflow.

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 322 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

11:00am

Using Math Milestone Tasks to Inform Instruction
Limited Capacity seats available

Attendees must have previously attended the Math Core Curriculum session. In this session teachers will deepen their understanding of the Math Tasks embedded in the curriculum, particularly the Milestone Task. Teachers will examine the intent of the tasks, get resources for calibrating and scoring them, look at results, and determine next steps for re-engagement. Focus will be on analyzing student work to inform instruction.

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 11:00am - 12:20pm
Room 233 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

12:25pm

Lunch
Tuesday August 6, 2019 12:25pm - 1:05pm
Cafeteria/Patio Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

#WeAreSFUSD - Intro to SFUSD Culture
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is for all teachers. Learn about SFUSD's core values and our collective commitment to providing excellent service to our students, families, colleagues and other stakeholders. Welcome to the #WeAreSFUSD team!


Tuesday August 6, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 240 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Bringing Restorative Practices into your Classroom and School
Limited Capacity seats available

This will be an interactive presentation designed to engage participants utilizing Restorative practices and concepts inclusive of Community Building Circles and the Social Discipline Window framework

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 118 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Explore the SFUSD New Hire Guide
Limited Capacity seats available

Unpack the immense SFUSD New Hire Guide! Take time out of your busy day to explore important information in the guide about core curriculum, salaries, requesting substitutes, etc. There will be structures to choose what sections you want to review and time to work in small groups with other new teachers.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 344 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Fostering positive learning environments for "Black/African American" students
Limited Capacity full

San Francisco Unified School District is committed to creating equity-centered educational environments by enhancing teaching approaches and improving discipline practices for the benefit of each and every student. This session is designed to explore the relationship between equity and the socio-academic realities of “Black/African American” students within SFUSD. Utilizing concepts on socio-emotional development, power relations and humanizing pedagogy, attendees will learn ways to cultivate responsive socio-academic learning environments for “Black/African American” students. 

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 233 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

IEP Overview
Limited Capacity seats available

This session serves to introduce teachers to the IEP document, process and purpose.  We will cover IEP development and include critical features of a compliant IEP and the dual-identified English Language Learner.  This session is recommended for all Special Education teachers and in conjunction to the SEIS Navigation session.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 316 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Maintaining Professional Adult/Student Boundaries
Limited Capacity seats available

Boundaries policy training and mandatory reporting


Tuesday August 6, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 326 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Project Based Learning 101
Limited Capacity seats available

New and veteran teachers across grade levels interested in learning more about Project Based Learning should consider attending this session. We will dive into deepening our understanding of the essential elements of a project and identifying an aspect of inquiry you wish to develop in your own practice. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to build community and connections with other teachers across the district who are also interested in further developing their inquiry practice.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 328 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Social Media Safety in Your Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Social media is part of our daily life: student, family, teacher, school, and district. This workshop reviews the THINK framework and how you can teach your students to be safe and responsible when interacting online.

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 322 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Synergy: Get Set Up for Success with Student Information You Need on a Daily Basis
Limited Capacity seats available

New to SFUSD? This is a mandatory session on the district student information system, Synergy. After this hands-on workshop, you'll walk away knowing key features and functionalities to customize your account, set up notifications, and run reports so that you know exactly what's going on with your students on a daily basis. Get set up accurately today so that you're set up for success tomorrow!

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 312 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Technology? Here's All what the DoT Can Do For You!
Limited Capacity seats available

Do you need to figure how to learn and best leverage the technology resources in SFUSD? This workshop will review how you can make technology work for you so that you can spend more time with your students. Learn how to easily submit Help Desk tickets and access on-demand resources to help leverage digital resources to enhance student learning opportunities.

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 320 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Transformative Family Partnerships: A Key to Student Achievement
Limited Capacity seats available

Family partnership is a key ingredient to student success. Research states that when schools do a good job of partnering with families — of connecting student learning between home and school — the students do better. They go to school more often. Their behavior is improved. They achieve more long-term successes. For teachers and school staff, this partnership deepens school wide relationships, and it improves communications, teacher morale, and commitment. Come learn about the SFUSD Model for Family Partnership and how to apply it in your classroom and practice.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 318 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Visual and Performing Arts; Every student, Every Day
Limited Capacity seats available

This interactive and informative session will support teachers in learning about the Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) programs, classes, and goals for all students in Kindergarten through Grade Twelve. Following a presentation about the current courses, in school programs, and special events in SFUSD, teachers will have the opportunity to collaboratively plan how to support and participate in these programs. This session will be especially helpful for all new K--5 and K-8 school General Education Teachers who will be active participants and partners with VAPA throughout the year. A brief overview of the Middle Grades Redesign initiative will be included.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 232 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Introduction to Phonics, Spelling and Word Study 2nd-3rd
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session participants will be introduced to the TK-3rd grade instructional materials used to teach Phonics and Word Study. There will be an overview of the scope and sequence, lesson design and routines for teaching effective Phonics instruction. 

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 338 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Integrated ELD: Structures for Collaboration and Peer Interaction
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop will provide an introduction to Integrated ELD where participants learn how to implement a variety of structured routines that purposefully develop academic language and support peer interaction that deepens content understanding.

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 346 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Learn About SFUSD's Secondary Science Core Curriculum (6-12)
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session for Science Teachers in grades 6-12, teachers will learn about the Science Core Curriculum and resources that are available for all SFUSD Science teachers. In this session, teachers will learn about the structure of our curriculum, some of the main underpinnings of our pedagogies, and provided access to the Science Core Curriculum platforms.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 314 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Supporting and Responding to Behavior for Secondary Teachers
Limited Capacity seats available

This work shop with cover features of Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS) and how they can be utilized in classrooms. Participants will leave the session with an increased understanding of PBIS and how to be a warm demander. Participants will also leave with classroom strategies that they can implement immediately in their classrooms.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 300 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Synergy: Set Up Your Gradebook Accurately for Student Success
Limited Capacity seats available

New to SFUSD? Teach grades 6-12? Come to this mandatory session on the district student information system, Synergy, to accurately set up your online gradebook for student success. Avoid confusion tomorrow by learning how to do it right today!

Speakers
avatar for Shirley Ong

Shirley Ong

IT Trainer, SFUSD
Trainer and Instructional Designer with the System System Team.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 334 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

High School English/Language Arts
Limited Capacity seats available

High School English teachers will develop a shared understanding of key strategies for supporting all learners in E/LA and explore SFUSD's Core Curriculum resources to implement CCSS-aligned units.

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 332 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Introduction to Phonics, Spelling and Word Study TK-1st
Limited Capacity full

In this session participants will be introduced to the TK-3rd grade instructional materials used to teach Phonics and Word Study. There will be an overview of the scope and sequence, lesson design and routines for teaching effective Phonics instruction. 

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 336 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Creating safe spaces and supportive classroom management K-5
Limited Capacity seats available

This work shop with cover features of Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS) and how they can be utilized in classrooms. Participants will leave the session with an increased understanding of PBIS and how to be a warm demander. Participants will also leave with classroom strategies that they can implement immediately in their classrooms.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 302 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Elementary Designated ELD
Limited Capacity seats available

All teachers in SFUSD are teachers of students learning English as an additional language. This session describes what Designated English Language Development (D-ELD) is and SFUSD's resources for teaching D-ELD. Participants will practice how to structure interactive academic conversations, learn about the Wonders ELD curriculum in our classrooms and review other resources for students learning English developed by our Multilingual Pathways Department (MPD).


Tuesday August 6, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 342 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:10pm

Elementary Math Core Curriculum Part 2: Planning Unit 0
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session, teachers will participate in a facilitated unit planning session with colleagues from the same grade level. SFUSD math content specialists will guide the session with important planning tips and resources. This session is a follow up to the Elementary Math Core Curriculum Part 1: Overview.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 1:10pm - 2:30pm
Room 340 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

1:15pm

Elementary Math Core Curriculum Part 1: Overview
Limited Capacity seats available

Workshop is for elementary teachers to get an overview of the SFUSD Math Core Curriculum, including discussion of the 3 signature strategies, how to access it via Google Classroom, and time to explore the online resources.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Room 306 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Bringing Restorative Practices into your Classroom and School
Limited Capacity filling up

This will be an interactive presentation designed to engage participants utilizing Restorative practices and concepts inclusive of Community Building Circles and the Social Discipline Window framework

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 118 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Explore the SFUSD New Hire Guide
Limited Capacity seats available

Unpack the immense SFUSD New Hire Guide! Take time out of your busy day to explore important information in the guide about core curriculum, salaries, requesting substitutes, etc. There will be structures to choose what sections you want to review and time to work in small groups with other new teachers.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 344 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Foster Friendly Schools: Creating a Safe and Supportive Space for our Foster Youth
Limited Capacity seats available

Every year SFUSD has approximately 800 foster youth, and on any given day, one of them may be in your school. Due to the complexities in a foster youth's life, foster youth are suspended at a higher rate, perform below grade level, are held back in school, and have lower graduation rates than their peers. Participants will learn about the unique needs of foster youth and the different systems involved in their care. You will leave with strategies on how to provide safe and supportive schools that promote the social emotional learning and improved academic outcomes of foster youth.

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 312 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Fostering positive learning environments for "Black/African American" students
Limited Capacity full

San Francisco Unified School District is committed to creating equity-centered educational environments by enhancing teaching approaches and improving discipline practices for the benefit of each and every student. This session is designed to explore the relationship between equity and the socio-academic realities of “Black/African American” students within SFUSD. Utilizing concepts on socio-emotional development, power relations and humanizing pedagogy, attendees will learn ways to cultivate responsive socio-academic learning environments for “Black/African American” students. 

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 233 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Health Matters: What Teachers Need to Know
Limited Capacity seats available

This interactive session will review the intersections between the classroom teacher and student health. Participants will learn SFUSD protocols for addressing student health needs while at school, how to create a healthy classroom environment, what accommodations could be made for students with various common health conditions, and when to involve your School District Nurse.

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 338 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Lesson Planning for General Ed Teachers: Keys to Success
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will focus on the creation of standards-aligned learning objectives to drive lesson planning. Attendees will learn the differences between lesson objectives and strategies, and will have time to create lesson plans for a successful first week of school.

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Reimer

Kelly Reimer

I3 Peer Mentor, SFUSD


Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 332 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Maintaining Professional Adult/Student Boundaries
Limited Capacity seats available

Boundaries policy training and mandatory reporting


Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 326 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Project Based Learning 101
Limited Capacity seats available

New and veteran teachers across grade levels interested in learning more about Project Based Learning should consider attending this session. We will dive into deepening our understanding of the essential elements of a project and identifying an aspect of inquiry you wish to develop in your own practice. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to build community and connections with other teachers across the district who are also interested in further developing their inquiry practice.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 328 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

SEIS Navigation
Limited Capacity seats available

Teachers will be introduced to the components of SEIS. They will learn to navigate the program and locate relevant information. Teachers will be shown how to navigate the IEP, take data, add documentation, and access resources. In addition teachers will be introduced to compliance procedures and requirements related to Special Education. This session is required to get your SEIS log-in and is recommended as a follow-up to the “Overview of the Compliant IEP.”


Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 316 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Social Media Safety in Your Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Social media is part of our daily life: student, family, teacher, school, and district. This workshop reviews the THINK framework and how you can teach your students to be safe and responsible when interacting online.

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 322 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Technology? Here's All what the DoT Can Do For You!
Limited Capacity seats available

Do you need to figure how to learn and best leverage the technology resources in SFUSD? This workshop will review how you can make technology work for you so that you can spend more time with your students. Learn how to easily submit Help Desk tickets and access on-demand resources to help leverage digital resources to enhance student learning opportunities.

Speakers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 320 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Transformative Family Partnerships: A Key to Student Achievement
Limited Capacity seats available

Family partnership is a key ingredient to student success. Research states that when schools do a good job of partnering with families — of connecting student learning between home and school — the students do better. They go to school more often. Their behavior is improved. They achieve more long-term successes. For teachers and school staff, this partnership deepens school wide relationships, and it improves communications, teacher morale, and commitment. Come learn about the SFUSD Model for Family Partnership and how to apply it in your classroom and practice.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 318 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Visual and Performing Arts; Every student, Every Day
Limited Capacity seats available

This interactive and informative session will support teachers in learning about the Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) programs, classes, and goals for all students in Kindergarten through Grade Twelve. Following a presentation about the current courses, in school programs, and special events in SFUSD, teachers will have the opportunity to collaboratively plan how to support and participate in these programs. This session will be especially helpful for all new K--5 and K-8 school General Education Teachers who will be active participants and partners with VAPA throughout the year. A brief overview of the Middle Grades Redesign initiative will be included.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 232 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Learn About SFUSD's Secondary Science Core Curriculum (6-12)
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session for Science Teachers in grades 6-12, teachers will learn about the Science Core Curriculum and resources that are available for all SFUSD Science teachers. In this session, teachers will learn about the structure of our curriculum, some of the main underpinnings of our pedagogies, and provided access to the Science Core Curriculum platforms.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 314 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Synergy: Set Up Your Gradebook Accurately for Student Success
Limited Capacity seats available

New to SFUSD? Teach grades 6-12? Come to this mandatory session on the district student information system, Synergy, to accurately set up your online gradebook for student success. Avoid confusion tomorrow by learning how to do it right today!

Speakers
avatar for Shirley Ong

Shirley Ong

IT Trainer, SFUSD
Trainer and Instructional Designer with the System System Team.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 334 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Creating safe spaces and supportive classroom management K-5
Limited Capacity seats available

This work shop with cover features of Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS) and how they can be utilized in classrooms. Participants will leave the session with an increased understanding of PBIS and how to be a warm demander. Participants will also leave with classroom strategies that they can implement immediately in their classrooms.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 302 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Elementary Designated ELD
Limited Capacity seats available

All teachers in SFUSD are teachers of students learning English as an additional language. This session describes what Designated English Language Development (D-ELD) is and SFUSD's resources for teaching D-ELD. Participants will practice how to structure interactive academic conversations, learn about the Wonders ELD curriculum in our classrooms and review other resources for students learning English developed by our Multilingual Pathways Department (MPD).


Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 342 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Elementary Math Core Curriculum Part 2: Planning Unit 0
Limited Capacity filling up

In this session, teachers will participate in a facilitated unit planning session with colleagues from the same grade level. SFUSD math content specialists will guide the session with important planning tips and resources. This session is a follow up to the Elementary Math Core Curriculum Part 1: Overview.


Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 340 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

2:40pm

Teaching LGBTQ Family + Gender Diversity In Elementary School
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop empowers PK-5 educators to implement inclusive practices, strategies and lessons to promote allyship in support our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students and families. Educators will become familiar with policies, review materials, and address common challenges to curriculum implementation.

Speakers
avatar for Erik Martinez

Erik Martinez

Program Manager, SFUSD


Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Room 324 Philip and Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134