B Sessions

11:10-12:30

Session 1: Birds, Bees and LGBT: Inclusive Health Education in Elementary Grades

  • Presenters: Erica Lingrell (Health Education Administrator), Erik Martinez (LGBTQ Programs Coordinator) and Nicole Arteaga (School Climate Coordinator Support Services for LGBTQ Youth)
  • Room: 346
  • Description: In this session, teachers will become familiar with SFUSD health education policy and resources, LGBTQ-inclusive best practices, and support students and families to be safe, healthy and ready to learn.
  • Handouts and Materials: Click HERE

Session 2: SFUSD Assessments and Illuminate, High School

  • Presenters: Jesch Reyes, Mary Cashen, Michelle Maghes, Greg Belnap, Jake Harris, Sanjay Makhijani
  • Room: 320
  • Description: Teachers will gain knowledge of SFUSD’s Learning-Based Assessment System, with a focus on the High School District Assessments in Math and ELA and an overview of Illuminate. Throughout the session participants will explore the AAO website to access information, guidance, and support tools.
  • Handouts and Materials: Click HERE

Session 3: Creating Positive, Consistent, Supportive Classrooms (RP and PBIS) TK-5

  • Presenters: JoLynn Washington and Nicole Fricke-Pothier
  • Room: 334
  • Description: This workshop will give a framework and strategies in creating and sustaining a safe, positive, productive environment in which student agency is developed in service of learning.
  • Handouts and Materials: Click HERE

Session 4: Getting Started: SFUSD’s Elementary E/LA Core Curriculum & Integrated ELD (Grades TK-2)*

  • Presenters: Mary Farr
  • Room: 300
  • Description: An introduction to SFUSD's E/LA Pk-12 Core Curriculum and the Comprehensive Approach to Literacy
  • Handouts and Materials: Click HERE

Session 5: Secondary Science In SFUSD, Grades 6-12

  • Presenters: Sarah Delaney
  • Room: 338
  • Description: In this session secondary science teachers will learn about the core curriculum, the implementation of the NGSS and resources available to them. Included in this presentation will be information on how to get involved in curriculum work, what our science education partners can provide and how to take students on field trips safely.
  • Handouts and Materials: Click HERE

Session 6: Get Your Attendance and Grade Book Online! *Required for 6-12

  • Presenters: Paul Goesling
  • Room: 344
  • Description: All new teachers need to learn how to accurately take attendance and leverage our grade book platform via Synergy. Attend this 1 hour get up and go session to get the basics that will have you ready for day one!
  • Handouts and Materials: Click HERE

Session 7: Lesson Planning 101

  • Presenters: Helen Zhang
  • Room: 316
  • Description: In this session, teachers will be able to examine the benefits and principles of long and short term planning. Participants will leave with resources and strategies to support effective lesson planning.
  • Handouts and Materials: Click HERE

Session 8: Creating Positive, Consistent, Supportive Classrooms (RP and PBIS) Grades 6-12

  • Presenters: Benjamin Kauffman
  • Room: 332
  • Description: This workshop will give a framework and strategies in creating and sustaining a safe, positive, productive environment in which student agency is developed in service of learning.
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Session 9: Getting Started: SFUSD’s Secondary E/LA Core Curriculum & Integrated ELD (Grades 9-12)*

  • Presenters: Erin O'Brien
  • Room: 302
  • Description: An introduction to SFUSD's E/LA PK-12 Core Curriculum and the Comprehensive Approach to Literacy.
  • Handouts and Materials: Click HERE

Session 10: Math Core Curriculum and Math Teaching Toolkit Grades 6-12*

  • Presenters: Brian Waldman and Sarah Gleason
  • Room: 328
  • Description: In this session, secondary teachers will explore ​the SFUSD Math ​Core Curriculum, the Digital Math Teaching Toolkit, and pedagogies that support all learners to engage with rigorous mathematics in a discourse-rich classroom.
  • Handouts and Materials: Click HERE

Session 11: Design Mindsets and Curriculum in the Classroom

  • Presenters: Jenny Hoang, Brian Fox
  • Room: 324
  • Description: SFUSD iLab would like to share our equity-centered design mindsets and curriculum with new teachers and brainstorm together on how we might bring these into the classroom.
  • Handouts and Materials: Click HERE

Session 12: Designated ELD TK-5*

  • Presenters: Miguel de Loza
  • Room: 342
  • Description: Overview in how to support English Language Learners in your classroom with the Designated ELD Framework.
  • Handouts and Materials: Click HERE

Drop in Session: Ways to Get Your Credential - A Session for Teachers on Emergency Credentials

  • Presenters: Sharon Zimmern
  • Room: Library
  • Description: Stop by the library to find out the options for going from an emergency credential to an intern or preliminary credential. This includes Para to Teacher, Pathway to Teaching, Testing into your Credential and More!
  • Handouts and Materials: Click HERE