Participants in this PLC will engage with Boston College leadership faculty and guests to support one another navigating the current crisis, addressing key questions:
How must we rethink and adapt our educational vision and instructional approach given this situation?
How can we redesign support structures and roles to ensure different stakeholders, including students, families and teachers have what they need?
How do we develop strategic communication channels to foster community amidst remote learning?
How do we adapt school and district policies to meet new, unanticipated demands?
What kinds of equity issues have emerged or been made visible through this crisis?
We will focus on proactive planning for reopening in the Fall by:
Discussing ongoing dilemmas raised by the crisis
- Identifying key action steps prior to opening
Collaborating with peers on ‘reopening action plans’ for one another’s contexts
Timeline and Requirements:
Four synchronous sessions during the summer:
- June 17 - Synchronous Session 3:30 - 5:00
- June 24 - Synchronous Session 3:30 - 5:00
- July 8 - Synchronous Session 3:30 - 5:00
- July 15 - Synchronous Session 3:30 - 5:00
Asynchronous independent work in between the summer sessions and for the rest of the summer, with optional 1-1 consultation with faculty.
Two synchronous sessions during the fall as a follow-up:
- September 23 - Synchronous Session 10:30 - 12:00
- October 21 - Synchronous Session 10:30 - 12:00
Fees & Policies:
Tuition includes all instructional materials. Participants receive a certificate of participation and professional development points.
Payment is due by credit card at registration. Refunds will be granted only up to the first day of class/program.