Presentation on theme: "What it means for New Teachers"— Presentation transcript:
1 What it means for New Teachers PI34 & the PDPWhat it means for New Teachers
2 Guiding Principles Improved student learning Career-long teacher preparationCollaboration between higher education, P-12, and DPICommunity of learnersDiversity and equityPerformance based program approval and licensureShared vision of what educators should know and be able to do
5 License Stages Initial Educator Professional Educator Options Maintain Professional Educator LicensePursue Master Educator LicensePursue Administrative or Pupil Service License
6 Initial EducatorLength of license is 5-yr, non-renewable (minimum 3 years)Educator develops a Professional Development Plan (PDP) addressing 2 or more StandardsPDP is approved by a majority of a review team
7 Initial Educator NOTE: Initial Educator License may be renewed if the individual has not been employed as an educator for at least 3 yrs. within the 5-year period.
8 Initial Educator School District Requirements Must provide collaboratively developed ongoing orientation to Initial EducatorMust provide support seminars reflecting the Standards and district goalsMust provide a qualified trained mentor to the Initial Educator“Qualified” means holding an appropriate license
9 Initial Educator PDP Review Team (PDT) Composition: A teacher of the same subject or level; or a pupil service professional of the same license category; or an administrator in the same license category selected by you (not mentor)An administrator designated by the district administrator and subject to approval by the school boardA higher education (IHE) representative(We are all here to help you!)
10 Initial Educator PDT Role Trained on WI Standards and Professional Development PlanTrained to use the checklist for the Professional Development PlanReviews & approves professional development goalsMajority verifies successful completion of plan to State Superintendent
11 Initial Educator CAVEAT This team.. Reviews & approves the initial educator's professional development goalsVerifies successful completion of the educator's PDPDoes NOT evaluate teaching performance – this is the role of licensed administrators and the school board
12 PDP Guidelines Now let’s talk about the Principles for creating a PDP Purpose of the PDPLicensure Cycle
13 PDP Guidelines Principles for Creating the PDP To give you the opportunity to:Direct your own growthWork with others to further your vision/goalsAddress 2 or more of the WI Educator StandardsBe a risk taker
14 PDP Guidelines Purpose of the PDP To serve as a mechanism for license renewal between you, your PDT and the State SuperintendentTo show how you plan to increase your proficiency based on the WI Educator StandardsTo show how you plan to improve your pupils’ learning
15 PDP Guidelines Timeline Year 1: Reflection and work with mentor.Between June 1 and January 1:Submit goal plan, with checklist to PDT for approval of goal. Goal Approval must be to DPI by Jan 1.Years 2-4: Document your annual review If major revisions to the goal occur in years 2, 3, or 4, submit the changes to the PDT for review by April 1 of the year the changes occur.
16 PDP Guidelines Timeline Year 5: Submit completed PDP with documentation to the PDT between July 1 and January 15Year 5: The PDT will review the PDP by April 1. Clarification of discrepancies between the PDT and the candidate will occur by June 1Year 5: Submit completed application with PDP verification form to DPI to advance to a Professional Educator License
17 Process for Creating Your PDP Before you write the plan: Self-reflectionWriting the Plan: ComponentsAnnual Review of the PDPSuccessful Completion of the PDP
18 Process for Creating Your PDP Self-ReflectionExamples of the self-reflection process:Reflection journal logsStudent, peer, and parent feedbackCollection of student data over timeAnalysis from classroom observationsExamination of critical incidentsRubrics describing components of good teaching based on WI Educator Standards
19 Process for Creating Your PDP I. Self-ReflectionAs you self-reflect, look for:Patterns of performanceAreas of interestCompelling student or professional needsEffectiveness of teaching based on student learning results
20 Process for Creating Your PDP Reflection questions:In what areas do I demonstrate strengths of performance? How do I know?What areas challenge my ability to perform in the classroom and with pupils’ learning?What keeps me passionate and proud to be an educator?
21 Writing the Plan: Components Description of School and Teaching AssignmentGoals / Standards to be Addressed
22 Writing the Plan: Components Writing a GoalLook at your reflectionBased on where you are now, what knowledge, skills, and dispositions will advance your current performance?What Standards are represented in your goal?
23 Writing the Plan: Components Rationale for the GoalLink goal to your self reflectionLink goal to your school/teaching situationGoal should promote growth in two or more WI Educator Standards
24 Writing the Plan: Components Plan for Assessment/Documentation of Achieving the GoalYou must indicate how you plan to assess the results of your goal. The assessment must document the results of your efforts to improve your professional performance.
25 Writing the Plan: Components Plan to meet the Goal:Objectives…are verifiable actions. Their completion should result in goal accomplishmentActivities & Timeline…outline actions and steps that lead to the achievement of your objectives/goalCollaboration…takes many forms
26 Writing the Plan: Review III. Annual Review of the PDPIs the responsibility of the educatorIf major revision to the plan is made during years 2, 3 or 4, a Annual Review Form must be submitted to the PDT for their review by April 1 of that year and must includeReflectionRevision
27 Writing the Plan: Completion Successful Completion of the PlanA. Summary and reflection statementB. Documentation of successful completion of the plan
28 Writing the Plan: Completion Summary and Reflection Statement includes:Discussion of the achievement of your goal and any changes made to your goal throughout the cycle.An analysis of indicators of growth.Reflection and analysis of your professional growth and how it impacted your students’ learning.
29 Writing the Plan: Completion Documentation of Successful Completion of the PlanBe selective. Choose quality over quantity.Include only 3-5 pieces of evidence of growth over the licensing cycle.This evidence must illustrate the result of the implementation of your goal and the impact on student learning.
32 PI34 & the PDP“It is up to each individual licensee to develop a PDP. The planning process for writing a PDP ensures that WI educators are broadly informed, deeply committed, and perform actions that will keep WI schools and districts places that motivate and engage all students and will result in enhanced student learning.The PDP is the property of the applicant.”PDP Educator Toolkit, WI DPI.