Events

Info Session for Bonner Scholars

November 13, 2018 at 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT

Each year 25 students are selected to make a four-year commitment to being active citizens. Bonner Scholars are matched with nonprofits, schools, and government agencies that align with their interests in social issues in exchange for financial assistance. In addition to the professional skills Bonner Scholars develop, they also participate in on-campus reflective exercises and educational programming to understand difference, power, and privilege; deepen their thinking about complex social issues; and prepare for active citizenship.

Upcoming Events

Info Session for Bonner Scholars

November 13, 2018 at 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT

Each year 25 students are selected to make a four-year commitment to being active citizens. Bonner Scholars are matched with nonprofits, schools, and government agencies that align with their interests in social issues in exchange for financial assistance. In addition to the professional skills Bonner Scholars develop, they also participate in on-campus reflective exercises and educational programming to understand difference, power, and privilege; deepen their thinking about complex social issues; and prepare for active citizenship.

Jumpstart – Coaching to Improve Teaching Practice

November 15, 2018 at 5:00 PM PT / 8:00 PM ET

We supplement Jumpstart’s workforce development program to improve teacher quality by offering early educators a series of resources: training in classroom management and developmentally appropriate practice, professional coaching and support, and a pathway to educational advancement. By improving the quality of early childhood education in low-income communities, we help Jumpstart’s multifaceted workforce to close the readiness gap for children.

Urban Teachers Info Session

November 27, 2018 at 5:00 PM PT / 8:00 PM ET

Have questions about our program before you join? Here’s the place to get your answers, and other resources to help you along. At this info session, you’ll learn facts about our graduate program, cities we serve, and what it’s like to teach. Attend as many of these as you would like, because we are growing rapidly, and there is always something new to learn.

Previous Events

Baltimore Speaker Series: Malene Kai Bell

October 12th, 2017 – Facebook Live

Malene Kai Bell, Founder, and Practitioner at S.A.G.E. Wellness, joins us for a conversation about teacher self-care and using restorative practices. We’ll discuss how teachers can develop a habit of self-care in order to remain effective and avoid burn-out while fostering a positive school climate and culture.

 
 

Baltimore Speaker Series: Dr. Yolanda Abel

July 25, 2017 – Facebook Live

What effect does a father’s active participation in their child’s academic studies have on student outcomes? How are the benefits far-reaching into the community-at-large?
Yolanda Abel is an award-winning author and professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Education. This conversation will examine the role of involvement by African-American fathers in their children’s school-based lives.

Baltimore Speaker Series: D. Watkins

June 5, 2017 – Facebook Live

How can teacher-leaders shape their school culture to be relevant and supportive to the experiences with which their students enter school? What are the benefits of culturally relevant schools to students, parents and the community?
D. Watkins is an award-winning author, and professor at the University of Baltimore. This conversation will focus on the role of schools within the community.

Pathways to Teaching

Nov 7, 2018 at 7:00 PM PT / 4:00 PM ET

Join Teach For America, The New Teacher Project, Urban Teachers, and Alder Graduate School of Education for a virtual event to learn about 4 different teaching pathways! You’ll hear more about each organization’s approach to teacher training, master’s degree opportunities, and tips for submitting applications. You’ll also have the opportunity to connect with organization representatives for Q&A.

Pathways to Teaching

November 8, 2018 at 5:00 PM PT / 8:00 PM ET

Join Teach For America, The New Teacher Project, Urban Teachers, and Alder Graduate School of Education for a virtual event to learn about 4 different teaching pathways! You’ll hear more about each organization’s approach to teacher training, master’s degree opportunities, and tips for submitting applications. You’ll also have the opportunity to connect with organization representatives for Q&A.