MiCoOp Calls

2019-20 Calls/Webinar Schedule

The goal of the calls is to share expertise, experience, and energy around changing the focus of teaching and learning so that all students learn. Michigan CoOp members will have the opportunity to ask questions and talk with the guest speakers during these calls. All calls will be recorded and posted on the MiCoOp Members Only Resources page.

Instructions to call in will be sent to your email prior to each month’s call and are also on the Member Only Resources page(If you’ve forgotten the password to the page, email Lisa at sitkins@mi-coop.com.)


Date Time Special Guest and Topic
December 2, 2019 9:00 am EST BloomBoard

Topic: Micro-Credentials

Wondering what Micro-Credentials are and how they might play into your professional growth? Join us to hear what BloomBoard offers teachers and districts.

Here is a presentation the Founder and President of BloomBoard gave at a Micro-Credential Summit.

February 5, 2020 9:00 am ET

Lynn Fuini-Hetten, Associate Superintendent for the Salisbury Township School District

Topic: A Deeper Dive into Professional Learning


Lynn is also the host of the podcast TL Talk Radio: Leading Teaching and Learning.

View this 2018 MiCoOp recorded webinar with Lynn and Randy Ziegenfuss on

Developing the Profile of a Graduate and Moving to a Personalized Learning Environment.

March 11, 2020 1:00 pm EST / 10:00 am PT

Barry Sommer, Director of Advancement for the Lindsay Unified School District (LUSD)

Topic: Professional Learning

Join in conversation with these pioneers in personalizing learning since 2007. They will share how they are personalizing learning for their adult learners and their Lindsay Leads program.

Their book, Beyond Reform, highlights their 13-year journey, and they are still innovating!

April 20, 2020 9:00 am EST

Janet Schell, Lisa Sullivan, and Jordan Dennis from Oxford Virtual Academy

Topic: Hybrid Pathways

Learn how OVA fuses homeschooling with the best parts of traditional education. Their two hybrid offerings combine in-person, online, and at home learning. Join us to learn more about:

  • The purpose of the program and what it offers their families
  • The curriculum they use, roles of the teacher and community vendor, and collaborating/communicating with community vendors
  • State and district requirements like state testing, special education, and MTSS
  • Contracts and Memorandums of Understanding
May 5, 2020 9:00 am EST

Bobbi  Jo Stoner and Cindy Fadel, Gull Lake Community Schools

Topic: Personalized Learning and Options for Students

Gull Lake Community Schools will share their philosophies and continuous conversations centered around making public education personalized and meaningful for all students. Flexible learning options, educational development plans, advising, and accessibility of options are topics that will be discussed.