November 2023 Newsletter

November is right around the corner - leaves are falling, football is in full swing and Thanksgiving Break will be here before you know it! This month's newsletter has several learning opportunities - both present and future, from MACUL and our partners! Enjoy the month of November!

CSforMichigan Event

There is still time to register and attend this Computer Science focused two day (11/2 & 11/3) PD opportunity at Oakland Schools. This year's event has workshops in addition to the Leadership Summit and EdConference. Visit the CSforMI site for more information and get registered today!

STS at the Capitol

The showcase will take place on 12/6 from 9:00 - 11:30 AM in the beautiful Heritage Hall at the Michigan State Capitol Building to allow lawmakers, business leaders and other citizens to see first-hand how technology is used in classrooms across Michigan.

Deadline to submit a team is 11/1!

The AI Summit

Join MACUL and Michigan Virtual on 12/13 at the Kellogg Center at MSU, as we bring you the AI Summit. This event is an intentional look into all facets of AI for your classroom, school, district and beyond.

For more info about the day, please visit the AI Summit page!

On The Horizon from MACUL

  1. The 2024 MACUL Conference Registration will open on or around 11/8 - tune into for more details!
  2. The 2024 MACUL Awards Nominations window will open on 11/15 - check out our Awards page for more info and be ready to nominate someone!
  3. The 2024 MACUL Leadership Applications will also open on 11/15 - there is one application to fill out to express interest in running for Board of Directors seat, a Learning Area Delegate or Both! Check out our Nominations page for more info!

From Our Partners....

AI Literacy Lessons for Grades Grades 6–12

Quick, grab-and-go lessons to help your students think critically about AI and its impact.

This collection of quick lessons (20 minutes or less!) provide an introduction to AI and help address its social and ethical impacts. Through these lessons, students will:

  • Understand what AI is and how it works
  • Consider some of its potential benefits and risks
  • Think critically about how we can be responsible and ethical users of AI

Get the lessons here!

You are invited to join Future Ready Schools and MACUL for a transformative six-month blended leadership series that promises to optimize your digital learning practices.

Introducing the Future Ready Leadership Michigan Cohort - a unique approach to professional learning that combines training, networking and collaboration to cultivate leadership, ensure sustainability and expand access and opportunity for your students.

Interested? Next steps:

Registration is open for November. All courses are free, taken from the convenience of your home and offer 10 FREE SCHECHs.

Registration deadline is Thursday, November 2nd. Don’t miss out on these informative learning opportunities!

Check out November 2023 courses here!

Also, a reminder that 2024 Frank Miracola 21st Century Educational Excellence Award Nominations are open until 10/31. Visit here to nominate someone today!