Monday, June 12, 2017

Engaging all learners workshop

The Ayer-Shirley District is offering a 1 credit – 15 pdp workshop Engaging all Learners in All Grades for the charge $100 for out of district participants. Checks can be made out to Ayer Shirley Regional School District and mailed to the attention of Mary Beth Hamel at 115 Washington St., Ayer, MA. 01432

10. *Engaging All Learners  All Grades
Gail Okerman
This is a highly interactive workshop. The content is designed to support the cutting edge brain based and executive functioning approaches to develop deeper levels of focus, self regulation, social emotional awareness and critical thinking.
Target Audience:  All grades
Dates:  Thursday, June 22- Friday, June 23   
Location and Time: HS LGI Room   9:00 am -3:00 pm plus 3 hours online
PDPs: 15 PDP’S  (1 Graduate credit option $200)                                                                                                
Participants: Minimum 6 participants to run         

Click here to register

Social Studies Content Institute

   Social studies summer content institute: The Massachusetts Council for the Social Studies will present its second annual summer content institute for K-12 social studies teachers from July 31, 2017 to August 4, 2017. The central focus of the institute is on Article III of the U.S. Constitution—the federal judiciary. The intensive five-day content institute will be held at the John Adams Courthouse, the Massachusetts Historical Society, Suffolk University, and the African Meeting House. Applications to participate are due June 30.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Foxborough Summer Institute

You are invited to Foxborough Public Schools' 2017 Professional Development Summer Institute!

Registration is now open for Foxborough's Professional Development Summer Institute taking place June 27-28, 2017Over 200 educators participated in the institute last year with 29 school districts represented. We hope you can join us this year for what promises to be another great Institute!

The attached flyer outlines the choice of keynote speakers and over fifty workshops.  Over the course of these two days participants will be able to choose the keynote presentation they would like to attend followed by  breakout sessions ranging from sixty minutes to two hours in length.  Keynote speakers are also highlighted below! Whether you decide to attend one or both days, there will be sessions to obtain PDPs in English Language Learning, Special Education, Literacy and Mathematics.  If you attend both days there is an opportunity to obtain 10 PDPs in one of the four strands (ELL/SEI, SPED, Literacy and Math).

To register for the institute click on the link located on the attached flyer (and below).  Once your registration information is processed  you will receive an email confirmation from with a link to pick your sessions. With you will be able to quickly filter by your grade span or the content area when choosing your sessions. You will also be able to access your schedule from any mobile device.

You may preview the schedule/offerings through "Sched" at:

The registration link for either one day, or both days is:

If you have any questions about registering or about the institute, please see contact Debbie Marcelonis at