Michigan CoOp members had a desire to develop and deepen their relationships with students. Along with this desire came many questions and unknowns. Below are a series of relationship building call/webinars where MiCoOp members share and discuss this important topic.
February 21, 2019
Initial relationship building discussion. Listen to the recording.
March 18, 2019
Nicole Erickson, Social Worker with West Michigan Virtual (part of Berrien Springs Public Schools), leads a discussion on relationships.
April 16, 2019
Julia Freeland-Fisher, Director of Education Research at the Clayton Christensen InstituteTopic: Who You Know
Julia shared insights from her book Who You Know: Unlocking Innovations That Expand Students’ Networks. Who You Know explores this simple idea to give teachers and school administrators a fresh perspective on how to break the pattern of inequality in American classrooms. It reveals how schools can invest in the power of relationships to increase social mobility for their students.
May 20, 2019
June 17, 2019
MiCoOp members shared and discussed course catalogs, course development, and mentoring.