Objectives for this Session Work in LEA groups to develop PD plans around Common Core shifts. Analyze and share current PD Plans for bringing the standards to teachers (Revisit Guskeys Critical Questions). Identify points to embed into PD plans. Reflect on our role as Change Leaders.
Reflection At your tables share significant points and ideas from Day 1 Content Sessions.
Exploration Review notes and identify recommended online resources from your content session. Align resources with standards and objectives from Day 1. Use the Resource Alignment Chart to note your findings. Post Charts.
Next Steps In Professional Development My First Implementation Goal What tasks or steps are needed to reach my PD goal? District Level Assistance and Resources needed School and Classroom Level Assistance and Resources Needed Shift 1: Shift 2 Shift 3 Shift 4 Shift 5 Shift 6
Share Communication Framework Who are your stakeholders as it pertains to the new standards? What is your plan to provide continuous communication to all stakeholders on and share examples of pacing guides, curriculum calendars, progress reports and other tools?
Turn and Talk Triads How does our PD Plan ensure that each stakeholder is effectively prepared to deliver the standards? Why is this important? Be specific.
Example PD Evaluation Questions Level 1 –How well did participants like it? –How do you know their time was well spent? –Did the material make sense? –How knowledgeable & helpful was the facilitator? Level 2 –How do you know participants acquired the intended knowledge and skills? 12
Example PD Evaluation Questions Level 4 –Did participants incorporate the new knowledge and skills into practice? Level 5 –What impact did the professional development program or activity have on students? 13
Example PD Evaluation Questions Level 3 –Organization Policies –Resources –Protection From Intrusions –Openness to Experimentation –Collegial Support –Administrator Leadership and Support (District & School) –Recognition of Success –Provision of Time 14
Example PD Evaluation Questions 15 AspectQuestion Organization Policies Are any organization policies in conflict with program or activity goals? Resources Did you have the materials necessary for implementation? Protection From Intrusions Was time for collaborative planning uninterrupted? Openness to Experimentation Do you worry about being criticized if positive results are not readily apparent?
Example PD Evaluation Questions 16 AspectQuestion Collegial Support Do you have opportunities to visit the classrooms of colleagues and observe their teaching? Administrator Leadership and Support Is the principal an attentive participant in professional development activities? When invited, did district-level administrators take part in program activities?
Example PD Evaluation Questions 17 AspectQuestion Recognition of Success Are successful results with students a regular part of discussions at faculty meetings? Provision of Time Did you have sufficient time to prepare for implementing these new practices? Was ample time provided o meet with colleagues and plan collaboratively?
PD Plan Analysis Review PD Framework from other districts Provide written feedback
2:00 – 2:15 Receive, review and discuss PD Plan Feedback and Suggestions Discuss in LEA groups
21 Planning Forms NOTE: open form, then save as to your desk top
Professional Development Timelines Review your PD plan and timeline. Align events/tasks from Stoplight Sort to your timeline. Are adjustments needed? Write in events or tasks that are missing from your timeline.
Reflection Share examples of the stages of the Change Cycle from your own lives and experiences.
Exit Ticket My district will use the information and skills gathered in todays session to… The facility was … The Change Cycle helped me understand…
Note to Facilitators: Prior to Session Day: Prepare Stop Light Sort cards Email participants with a list of items to bring- – Laptop and Extension cord – Copies of local PD Plans to share, any local tools such as pacing guides, curriculum calendars, progress reports, – Guskey form Critical Questions from Summer Institute – Gallery Walk Poster
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