Professional Development Opportunities

For the 2018-19 academic year, Cal Teach is excited to announce that math teacher Valerie Neer (Cypress High School) will facilitate the participation of Cal Teach interns, graduates, and host teachers in teacher professional development events and opportunities. We will list those events and opportunities here!

Want to get involved in the planning for these opportunities, perhaps as an independent study in winter quarter? Email Cal Teach to let us know!

Upcoming Professional Development Events
(scroll down for even more non-event opportunities, such as courses for both students & in-service teachers)

Universality & the Taming of Randomness - Award & Lecture
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Recital Hall, Santa Clara University 
Universality & Taming of Randomness

Mental Health Tabling Fair
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Baskin School of Engineering Lower Courtyard (between 1st floor JBEB & 1st floor E2)
Learn about the mental health resources in our area! 

Relating Studies of Classroom Practices to Teacher Learning and Teacher Education (Speaker: Elham Kazemi)
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
McHenry 0266
Elham Kazemi has outstanding and highly relevant work for future and current teachers. She has a great book: "Intentional Talk: How to Structure and Lead Productive Mathematical Discussions" which she co-authored with Allison Hintz. 
Elham Kazemi Colloquium

Monterey Bay Area Math Project (MBAMP) & Monterey Bay Science Project (MBSP) Conference
Saturday, February 23, 2019
McHenry Library, First Floor
MBAMP & MBSP Math & Science Conference 2019


Professional Development Non-Events (courses, etc.)

Teaching Computation in the Digital World - UC Online Course - Offered Winter 2019
Do you dream of teaching secondary computer science one day, or do you just want to know how to include computational thinking better into your classes?
            Current Students: Consider enrolling in Professor Beth Simon’s Winter 2019 online course, Teaching Computation in the Digital World (4 units). More details here!
            In-Service Teachers: Beth Simon has developed more flexible and inexpensive options for in-service teachers. Cal Teach recommends this as it is impressive and may meet your needs.
            Questions? Come by the Cal Teach offices or email Professor Simon