INTRODUCTIONS School CohortsAdministratorsTeacher LiaisonsNBCT Facilitators District #299 North Lawndale College Prep Charter SchoolNicole Howard, NBCTKiel SmithPamela Wagner, NBCT District #117 North Palos SchoolDr. Eileen McCaffreyMichelle NaumannKimberly Dignin, NBCT District #202 Plainfield Schools Cohort #1Danielle CournayaKaren SeebergMelissa Aubuchon, NBCT District #202 Plainfield Schools Cohort #2Dr. Ed BoswellMichelle SchadeLynn Bond, NBCT District #122 Rock Cut Elementary School Cohort #1Michael PlourdeBecket GeorgeDiane Burns, NBCT District #122 Rock Cut Elementary School Cohort #2Larry SmithAmy MichenerKelli Girardin
INTRODUCTIONS School CohortsAdministratorsTeacher LiaisonsNBCT Facilitators District #3 Taylorville, North Elementary SchoolBrandi BruleyCara ThomasTheresa Coleman, NBCT District #5 Highland High School Cohort #1 Dr. Karen GauenHilary WagenblastSuzanne Meyer, NBCT District #5 Highland High School Cohort #2Dr. Karen GauenJodie RamseyLiza Basden, NBCT District #5 Highland Middle SchoolVince HughesStephanie SchwappachSharon Schmitz, NBCT District #5 Highland Primary SchoolJulie KorteSuzane SmitheyKatie Kellerstrass, NBCT
INTRODUCTIONS School CohortsAdministratorsTeacher LiaisonsNBCT Facilitators District #111 Kankakee High SchoolRene SantiagoAngie KanakTara McCasland,NBCT District #303 St. Charles Cohort #1Jan GeierKandace BrinkDina Johnson, NBCT District #303 St. Charles Cohort #2Jan GeierMegan MktrschjanAmy Kloese, NBCT District #129 West Aurora Cohort #1Jen StoryEmily MinarcikBob Lundquist, NBCT District #129 West Aurora Cohort #2Laura BeatusKaren StocksErin Holland, NBCT
INTRODUCTIONS NBPTS Regional Outreach Director for Illinois: Nancy Schwartz Senior Policy Analyst and Researcher Center for the Study of Education Policy, ISU Lisa Hood, Ph.D NBRC Professional Development Consultants And Co-Presenters Pam Vigna and Jill Shoda
OUTCOMES Gain an understanding of NBPTS and the revisions Respect the Ethical Guidelines for the PD program Clarify your role as part of the PD Team Establish the foundation to your PD program (How will your cohort run?) Identify how the NB cohort will impact the students, school and district
Overview Engaging School Teams Administrator leadership and commitment Motivated teachers and/or counselors Shared commonality that will have a positive impact on the school/district Pre-registering cohorts -commitment Applying for the Illinois NB $1,900 Candidate Fee Subsidy Apply to NBPTS and pay the $75 registration fee (per year)
Access to electronic copies http://nbrc.illinoisstate.edu/ http://nbrc.illinoisstate.edu/ Handouts
National Board Certification GUIDE TO NB CERTIFICATION 2014 CATEGORIES FOR NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFICATION (certificates) WWW.BOARDCERTIFIEDTEACHERS.ORG
NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFICATION The National Board process is grouped into four components. Component 1 Content Knowledge Component 2 Differentiation in Instruction Component 3 Teaching Practice and Learning Environment Component 4 Effective and Reflective Practitioner
National Board Certification is being rolled out over the course of three years: National Board Revisions *Due to the ongoing revision of the Career and Technical Education (CTE), candidates for the CTE certificate will begin the new process in 2015-16. **The World Language (WL) and Music Content Knowledge component will be delayed until 2015-16, but Differentiation in Instruction will be available in 2014-15. C1: Content Knowledge** C2: Differentiation in Instruction C1: Content Knowledge C2: Differentiation in Instruction C1: Content Knowledge C2: Differentiation in Instruction C3: Teaching Practice and Learning Environment C4: Effective and Reflective Practitioner C3: Teaching Practice and Learning Environment 2014-15*2015-162016-17
NB Professional Development Schools What will your journey look like? C1: Content Knowledge C2: Differentiation in Instruction C4: Effective and Reflective Practitioner C3: Teaching Practice and Learning Environment 2015-162016-172017-18 C1: Content Knowledge C3: Teaching Practice and Learning Environment
Component 3 Teaching Practice and Learning Environment This is a classroom-based portfolio entry that requires video recording(s) of interactions between you and your students. A written commentary in which you describe, analyze and reflect on your teaching and interactions will also be submitted. Both the video and the written commentary should demonstrate how you engage students and impact their learning.
Component 1 Content Knowledge In this computer-based assessment, you demonstrate knowledge of and pedagogical practices for teaching your content area. You must demonstrate knowledge of developmentally appropriate content, which is necessary for teaching across the full age range and ability level of your chosen certificate area. This is assessed through the completion of three constructed response exercises (30 min. each) and approximately 45 selected response items (60 minutes).
TRADITIONAL NATIONAL BOARD Professional Development Schools Face to face cohorts are organized regionally throughout the state. Sessions are geographically based. Online cohort support is offered through a university platform. Facilitated by trained NBCTs. Include teachers from many schools and districts. Many different certificates are represented. Candidates focus on their own work. Online readers are provided. Candidates choose to complete Component 1 and/ or Component 2. Consist of at least 10 teachers in the same school, district. Sessions are locally based. National Board Professional Development school cohorts are organized around a commonality in order to impact students, school, district. A specially trained NBCT facilitator, a teacher liaison and an administrator are part of the team supporting the professional development cohort with ongoing communication. Online readers are provided. Focus on school based learning by completing NB component 2 and includes conversation and reflection to prepare for the teacher evaluation and Common Core. NB Facilitators meet monthly online as a leadership community to plan sessions and problem solve. Materials are provided. Three year support (funding availability). Illinois NB Support System
NB Professional Development School Teams Supporting cohorts
COHORT WORKS TOWARD A COMMON GOAL……….. …….IMPACT STUDENT LEARNING Reavis High School
Collaborative Norms/Safe Norms Goal – Impact students & Improve practice Open up practice Take Risks Ask questions of each other Request Evidence Preparation Improvement not evaluation
What are the commonalities of your cohort that will make working together beneficial to the district, school and students?? What will success look like? How will you know? Evidence of Success How will the cohort impact YOUR students? How will you know? Evidence of Impact Write a specific, measurable target goal for your cohort.
BREAKOUT SESSIONS 11:10 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Jesse Fell Rm. B National Board Facilitators Beaufort Administrators Jesse Fell Rm. C Teacher Liaisons
AGENDA This is where we are 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Overview Information 11:00 a.m.- 11:10 a.m. Transition 11:10 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.Breakout 12:15 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch 1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Planning QUESTIONS?
QUICK REVIEW NB Guidelines for Ethical Candidate Support Professional Development Hours (PDHs) Candidates requesting to withdraw Partnership Agreement (NB Facilitator & Candidate) Roles and Responsibilities NB Professional Development School/District Team- Planning Notes Maintenance of Certificate
Team Planning & Next Steps Set specific cohort goals Clarify roles & responsibilities for each member of your team Develop a skeleton timeline for your cohort Outline how you will communicate with one another Determine how you will manage resources & logistics Discuss possible incentives Give your team an opportunity to share next steps with other teams Complete an evaluation for the day This is what we hope to accomplish:
Part 1 - Reflect On & Revise Your Goals Revisit the Impact Statement written by your cohort How has your thinking changed about the goals? Why / how do these goals become integrated into the cohort sessions during the year?
Goal Setting Now that you know what success looks like, work as a team to Set specific, measurable target goal(s) for YOUR students You may elect to create benchmarks to measure your success along the way Be sure these goals are realistic and aligned to your impact Use the strength of your commonality as a cohort to reach this goal
Part 2: Team Planning Clarify roles & responsibilities for each member of your team Develop a skeleton timeline for your cohort Outline how you will communicate with one another Determine how you will manage resources & logistics Discuss possible incentives Give your team an opportunity to share next steps with other teams
TEAM ACTIVITIES Share what you learned in your individual groups. Refer to roles and responsibilities and planning notes.
TWO TEAM SHARE fuse with another team to form a new discussion group share and gather information that will help your team to come up with clearer NEXT STEPS. 10 minutes
Important Dates to Add to Your Calendar: Team sets a date to review, plan & refine next steps NB Facilitator Training August 7 & 8 First Cohort Session Between September 15-30 * Administrators will send the date/time/location to the Cohort members and copy and Administrator