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1 What it means for New Teachers
PI34 & the PDP What it means for New Teachers

2 Guiding Principles Improved student learning
Career-long teacher preparation Collaboration between higher education, P-12, and DPI Community of learners Diversity and equity Performance based program approval and licensure Shared vision of what educators should know and be able to do

3 Continuum

4 WI Educator Standards 10 Teacher Standards 7 Pupil Services Standards
7 Administrator Standards

5 License Stages Initial Educator Professional Educator Options
Maintain Professional Educator License Pursue Master Educator License Pursue Administrative or Pupil Service License

6 Initial Educator Length of license is 5-yr, non-renewable (minimum 3 years) Educator develops a Professional Development Plan (PDP) addressing 2 or more Standards PDP 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 Educator Must provide support seminars reflecting the Standards and district goals Must 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 board A higher education (IHE) representative (We are all here to help you!)

10 Initial Educator PDT Role
Trained on WI Standards and Professional Development Plan Trained to use the checklist for the Professional Development Plan Reviews & approves professional development goals Majority verifies successful completion of plan to State Superintendent

11 Initial Educator CAVEAT This team..
Reviews & approves the initial educator's professional development goals Verifies successful completion of the educator's PDP Does 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 PDP Licensure Cycle

13 PDP Guidelines Principles for Creating the PDP
To give you the opportunity to: Direct your own growth Work with others to further your vision/goals Address 2 or more of the WI Educator Standards Be 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 Superintendent To show how you plan to increase your proficiency based on the WI Educator Standards To 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 15 Year 5: The PDT will review the PDP by April 1. Clarification of discrepancies between the PDT and the candidate will occur by June 1 Year 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-reflection Writing the Plan: Components Annual Review of the PDP Successful Completion of the PDP

18 Process for Creating Your PDP
Self-Reflection Examples of the self-reflection process: Reflection journal logs Student, peer, and parent feedback Collection of student data over time Analysis from classroom observations Examination of critical incidents Rubrics describing components of good teaching based on WI Educator Standards

19 Process for Creating Your PDP
I. Self-Reflection As you self-reflect, look for: Patterns of performance Areas of interest Compelling student or professional needs Effectiveness 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 Assignment Goals / Standards to be Addressed

22 Writing the Plan: Components
Writing a Goal Look at your reflection Based 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 Goal Link goal to your self reflection Link goal to your school/teaching situation Goal should promote growth in two or more WI Educator Standards

24 Writing the Plan: Components
Plan for Assessment/Documentation of Achieving the Goal You 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 accomplishment Activities & Timeline…outline actions and steps that lead to the achievement of your objectives/goal Collaboration…takes many forms

26 Writing the Plan: Review
III. Annual Review of the PDP Is the responsibility of the educator If 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 include Reflection Revision

27 Writing the Plan: Completion
Successful Completion of the Plan A. Summary and reflection statement B. 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 Plan Be 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.

30 PI34 & Portfolios

31 PDP Resources DPI Websites The PDP

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.

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