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Upcoming Events & Announcements

1. SEPUP Level I PD will be held Thursday, November 30 -- Register HERE




    Professional Development

     Level I SEPUP PD  

    Level I PD is for teachers new to the materials at their grade level.  We will go through each activity in each unit.  Some we will do in quite a bit of depth, some we may only spend a few minutes touching on.  The PD Leaders will also go through with you the various Science and Engineering Practices of the NGSS students will engage in in each activity.  This PD is progressive, each one builds off the previous.  There will be a 3 day session in the summer or make-up session in September.  There are then 6 follow-up sessions through the year listed below. Please make sure to bring your student book, journal, and teacher's guide with you each time - if you have them.  If you are unsure if this PD is for you please email James Hyde, Jhyde1@luc.edu, with questions.

    2017-2018 Level I PD dates:

    Next Date
    Thursday, November 30th
     
    IAES:
     Weather and Atmosphere Part I
    Room: TBD
    CPS Learning Hub: 
    Course Code 39659/Class Code 76060

    IALS: Bioengineering and Cell Biology Part I
    Room: TBD
    CPS Learning Hub: 
    Course Code 
    39664 / Class Code 76071

    IAPS: 
    Energy Part II
    Room: TBD
    CPS Learning Hub: 
    Course Code 39665 / Class Code 76072 

    Upcoming 2017-2018 SEPUP Level I PD dates (dates subject to change)

    Saturday, January 20th
    Saturday, February 24th
    Thursday, March 22nd

    Level II Saturday, May 19th

    Notes: Confirmation/Reminder emails will be sent a couple days before.  Check this site for updates and details.

    (Directions & Parking: If driving, turn north onto Kenmore Ave. from Sheridan Rd.  Parking is available for $7 in the parking structure [parking is P1 on this map] or you may search for street parking for free.)




     Level II SEPUP PD  

    It's back!  This is for teachers experienced with the materials at the grade level you are currently teaching - you've taught them for at least 1 full year (or have been attending Level I PDs this year).  We do not go through each activity individually but instead focus on going deeper in various areas such as assessment, analysis questions, the teacher resource section, literacy strategies, diverse learners, Science and Engineering Practices of the NGSS, etc.  There will also be ample time for teacher-to-teacher discourse as we know this is very valuable and can be a challenge when you are usually the only science teacher in your building!  If you are unsure if this PD is for you please email James Hyde, Jhyde1@luc.edu with questions.

    2017-2018 Level II PD dates: TBD

    Directions & Parking: 
    Directions & Parking: If driving, turn north onto Kenmore Ave. from Sheridan Rd.  Parking is available for $7 in the parking structure [parking is P1 on this map] or you may search for street parking for free.

    If taking the CTA:  The Loyola Red Line stop (identified as a blue circle on the map above) is across the street from the Damen Student Center.  For further details click here
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    Jessica Gayda,
    Feb 10, 2016, 8:11 AM