Winter, Spring and Summer 2017 Professional Learning
Summer is a good time to study, research, and prepare for the school year ahead.
Continue to Update local union website. Ongoing
Create a document to help parents access student online learning sites/data.
Advocate for a more timely system to support students without at-home technology.
Continue to update and create team website with colleagues. Update and refine existing curriculum websites. Spring/Summer 2017
Update Learning-to-Learn Website with a focus on student collaboration and team building. Ongoing
Work with colleagues to determine field study choices and possible WPSF grant ideas including signage grant, new tables for STEAM lab, training at McAuliffe Center, cultural proficiency gran.t Complete the related research, organization, and calls related to this. Summer 2017
Complete Mandated Online Trainings: This takes about a half day. Make sure that the trainings are up to date at time of completion. Summer/Fall 2017
Summer Work Just Prior to Start of School
Curriculum Night Presentation Revision (ongoing)
Complete Revision with grade-level colleagues.
Ordering: Check orders, put away all supplies.
Room Set Up: Create a math/STEAM focused classroom.
Team Meeting Summer Date(s) :
Review, revise, and set up Class Data Chart.
Incorporate system-wide and school goals into overall year’s plan and efforts. Coordinate teaching of learning to learn curriculum into first six weeks with colleagues. Analyze student standardized scores and make related changes to curriculum program.
Work on grade-level schedule and calendar with colleaguesStart of Year: Practice Routines that Matter
9/15 Consider Dot Day: http://www.thedotclub.org/dotday/register
Global Cardboard Challenge Date ______ rain date______ Do we want to coordinate this with team building efforts at start of year?
PLC Start: Establish overall focus, norms, roles, protocols. . . .
Curriculum Night: Establishing the Learning Community
Extended time granted, date established. Consider a culturally proficient introductory project. Follow up with families that desire support with technology and supplies.
Early Year Assessments/Goal Setting,Math SRSD Assessment, Work with colleagues to identify best early year assessments.
Parent surveys: Paper copy at start of the year.
Student surveys: What do you want me to know about you. . .
Early Year Family Meetings (optional) - invitation in first newsletter
Evaluation Professional Learning and Practice Goals:
Update goals to reflect system-wide goals, summer work, review with admin., continue efforts to meet goals.
Learning to Learn Curriculum: Work with team to update and embed into learning.
Math Workshop: Work with team to discuss start.
Professional Learning for School Year 2015-2016
Focus on a Healthy, Earth-Friendly Classroom. Consider related study/grants.
MTA Summer Conference
This poster will continue to lead my work in the year ahead.