WHAT ARE BOOTCAMPS?
When teachers know the expectations for students, they can help their students reach that bar. Organizing grade- and subject-specific support is hard within one district but a common need across district lines. The Tennessee Standards Bootcamps are two-day, deep-dive trainings offered in math and ELA at every grade level, focused on the most challenging content of the grade.
The price for Standards Bootcamps is $600/seat. After May 15, seats are $650 to cover the additional cost of rushed materials.
Click here for more information on the specific Bootcamps being offered in Summer 2019.
WHO ARE THEY FOR?
Standards Bootcamps benefit teachers that need to dig deeper into content (what to teach) and content pedagogy (how to teach that particular content). Those include new teachers, teachers changing grades or subjects, textbook selection committee members that need to make an informed choice, and veteran teachers ready for a stretch.
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WHO LEADS THEM?
Tennessee Standards Bootcamps are about teachers teaching their fellow teachers. Our Content Coaches are expert educators who understand the challenges firsthand. They have received extensive training in their content area and have gone through a competitive selection process before joining our Bootcamps team.
WHEN ARE THEY?
Tennessee Standards Bootcamps last for two days each, and are offered in both June and July.
Tennessee Standards Bootcamps Dates:
HOW DO I REGISTER?
Registration for all Tennessee Standards Bootcamps sessions is open on this website through May 17 for June sessions and June 21 for July sessions. System and school leaders will be able to register groups of teachers or individual educators may register themselves.
WHERE ARE THEY LOCATED?
We partner with school districts to host Tennessee Standards Bootcamps regionally at local schools.
Middle Tennessee, Murfreesboro
Location: Overall Creek Elementary, 429 Otter Trail, Murfreesboro, TN 37128
West Tennessee, Collierville
Location: Collierville High School, 11605 E Shelby Drive, Collierville, TN 38017
HOW LONG DO THEY LAST?
Each day of Standards Bootcamps runs from 8:00-3:30 local time. Lunch is included and will be provided on site.
WHAT HAVE OTHER TEACHERS THOUGHT ABOUT BOOTCAMPS?
Last summer, our participants found great value in Standards Bootcamps. 93% of participants reported that the training was a valuable use of time.
Check out what other teachers are saying about their experience attending Standards Bootcamps:
“I am bringing home materials I can actually use in my grade level. I loved that every ounce of my time spent pertained to my grade level.”
“My favorite part of Bootcamps is the communication that we are able to have with each other and learning a lot from other teachers.”
“I also was thankful that our presenter was a 5th grade math teacher. He knew exactly what we go through in our classrooms each day and gave incredible feedback for how we can use certain strategies.”