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Civil Rights in Today’s School Environment: Legal Updates, Guidance, & Practical Planning Strategies


This event will be held at the Boise Centre, Rooms 110 A&B Bluum, in partnership with Civil Rights Solutions, is excited to provide all interested educational stakeholders with the opportunity to spend a day learning with civil rights experts Renita Thukral and Lauren Baum. Topics will include Title IX, FAPE, discipline for students with and […]

Addressing Civil Rights Issues in Education

Red Lion Boise Downtowner 1800 W Fairview Ave., Boise, ID, United States

Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner Group rate sleeping rooms available upon registration Don't wait, registration closes April 9th! Goals Understand civil rights issues in education including bullying, sexual harassment & assault, special education, and discipline Understand and adapt to the New Approach of the US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Develop strategies to […]

Idaho’s Rural Charter School Development Opportunities

Treasure Valley Classical Academy 500 SW 3rd St., Fruitland, ID, United States

Visit one of Idaho’s newest rural charter schools and meet experts who will present the latest research on USDA Rural Development and charter public schools, development opportunities for all rural public schools, and some examples of finished facilities projects from the field.  AGENDA (download) 10:00 - 10:05 am - Welcome to Treasure Valley Classical Academy […]

Student Well-being and School Safety Summit

Elevate Academy 114 W. Chicago Street, Caldwell, ID, United States

We have gathered eight experts on student safety, social-emotional learning, restorative practices, and mental health to share best practices for increasing student well-being and safety in your school. This free professional learning opportunity, paid for in part the Idaho's Communities of Excellence Federal CSP Grant, is open to superintendents, school leaders, counselors, social workers, students […]

Rescheduled: How to Lead in Uncertain and Stressful Times

Future Public School 511 E 43rd St., Garden City, ID

This Charter School Grant workshop announces the CSP grant, explain how to apply, and to answer questions. Please see to see if your school meets eligibility requirements.

Leadership in Times of Stress: How to Put People First in the Digital World

Idaho State Capitol Building, Lincoln Auditorium West Wing

Entering our third year of COVID and an ever-growing world of uncertainty from the workforce to war, leadership is harder now than ever before. One thing is certain. Leaders must be more intentional than ever, making sure their cups are full before pouring too much into those around them. Join us May 18th, for a discussion with nationally recognized motivational speaker, entrepreneurial […]

Info Session: Alternative Certification Program For Charter Teachers

Online Webinar

Join us for a virtual info session to learn about Idaho's new charter school certification program. A Zoom link will be sent following registration: Securing excellent teachers for our students is essential to our success and it is harder today than ever.  Last year, with support from Bluum and the Idaho Charter School Network, the […]

Sold a Story: How Teaching Reading Went Awry

Idaho State Capitol Building, Lincoln Auditorium West Wing

GOALS Understand what has gone wrong in how schools across the country teach students to read, and learn what is being done to correct this. Understand the challenges that have faced public schools nationally and within Idaho; and how Idaho’s public schools can correct course. Hear from Idaho’s State Superintendent Debbie Critchfield about her plan […]

HB422 “The Accelerating Public Charter Schools Act” Rewrite

Online Webinar

This is the first serious re-write of Idaho’s Public Charter School law since the law was first written in the late 1990s. The “Accelerating Public Charter Schools Act” seeks to “reward public charter schools that meet their accountability measures with enhanced autonomy and freedom from regulatory burden.” Bluum and the Idaho Charter School Network have […]