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In the Boise School District, you will find outstanding schools in a district on the leading edge of education. We serve 26,000 students and employ 3,900 people, of whom 1,700 are certified staff. Our purpose statement of Educating Today for a Better Tomorrow symbolizes our commitment to provide the finest education possible for every student.


The courses listed on this page are district-specific opportunities and are limited to Boise School District faculty and staff.

If you are a Boise School District faculty or staff member and would like to register for these courses, log in to the Boise School District Professional Development (BSDPD) site to enroll in the course BEFORE registering for credit through Boise State University. Firefox or Google Chrome are the optimal browsers to use.

If you are a substitute teacher, private or parochial school educator, or out-of-district educator wanting to participate in these courses, please email Susan Summers at sue.summers@boiseschools.org.

Advanced RIGHT RESPONSE

Dates: May 30-31, 2019
Days/Time: Thursday and Friday, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Dennis Technical Education Center
Professional Development Credit: 1

Course Description: The best crisis to deal with is the one which does not actually occur! The RIGHT RESPONSE is a training program for elementary and secondary school staff. It is a proactive approach to crisis management which looks at the crisis holistically to prevent future crisis.

For more information and to enroll in the course, click the ENROLL button.
AFTER you enroll, register for credit by clicking the REGISTER for credit button.

Planning for Learning: Applying the High Yield Strategies

Dates: May 28-29, 2019
Days/Time: Tuesday and Wednesday 8:00-3:30pm
Location: Dennis Technical Education Center
Professional Development Credit: 1

Course Description: This course will assist elementary and secondary teachers in planning for student learning by examining their current planning practices using components of the Boise Instructional Model (BIM). Time will be spent developing a long range plan, as well as determining where to incorporate high yield

For more information and to enroll in the course, click the ENROLL button.
AFTER you enroll, register for credit by clicking the REGISTER for credit button.

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Days/Time: Sept 15 – Oct 14,  Mondays 6-8 pm
Location: Dennis Technical Education Center
Professional Development Credit: 1

Course Description: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction is a clinically proven program for alleviating stress, anxiety, panic, depression, chronic pain, and a wide range of medical conditions. Highly experiential, MBSR includes training in informal and formal mindfulness practices to promote increased awareness of the present moment. This awareness leads to changes in how we handle stress. Students will learn how to replace stress-promoting habits with mindful ones – skills that will last a lifetime.

For more information and to enroll in the course, click the ENROLL button.
AFTER you enroll, register for credit by clicking the REGISTER for credit button.


Contact Us For More Information About K-12 Teacher Professional Development

K-12 Professional Development Program Coordinator
Boise State University Extended Studies
Email: k12professionaldevelopment@boisestate.edu
Phone: (208) 426-3713
Address: 2950 Magic View Dr., Ste. 188, Meridian, ID 83642

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