2012-2013 Professional Development Plan 2012 2013 Sept June May Aug Dec Mar Nov Apr July Feb Oct Jan Common Core State and NC Essential Standards PD ~96 sessions Information and Technology Essential Standards PD ~24 sessions Fidelity Support PD 8 sessions 8 sessions NC Educator Evaluation System PD ACT or PLAN PD Creating the 21st Century Classroom PD AIG-Focused PD EVAAS PD +90 optional sessions
Online Modules and WebinarsAvailable since 6/2011►Modules available at http://center.ncsu.edu/nc/• Call for Change: An Overview of Common Core and Essential Standards• Developing Local Curricula• NC Professional Teaching Standards• Understanding the Standards• Understanding Student Behavior I• Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy• NC Falcon (Formative Assessment)►Webinars available at www.ncpublicschools.org/acre/profdev/webinars
Online Modules and WebinarsAvailable 6/2012►Modules available at http://center.ncsu.edu/nc/ • NC School Executives Standards • Digital Literacies in the K-12 Classroom • Introduction to Data Literacy • Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects • Understanding PreK-6 Student Behavior in the Classroom • Connecting with our 21st Century Learners • NC Falcon Student Ownership Module • Educator Evaluation System Tutorial • North Carolina Professional Teaching Standards Module Implementation Guide available at http://www.ncpublicschools.org/acre/profdev/webinars/
Virtual Professional Development https://ncdpi.sas.com
Data Literacy Module https://center.ncsu.edu/nc Data Resource Guidehttp://www.ncpublicschools.org/acre/improvement/resources/
Educator Effectiveness• Questions on Standard 6 or 8? Email firstname.lastname@example.org• Learn more about Measures of Student Learning/Common Exams at http://www.ncpublicschools.org/educatoreffect/
Questions about Cloud & IIS• The Cloud is here – www.Cloud.FI.NCSU.EDU• For further questions, email… – Technology_READY@dpi.nc.gov – IIS_READY@dpi.nc.gov
Benefits and Considerations for Teacher Use• Understand academic Professional preparedness of students Development is the before they enter the Key classroom. • Culture of School• Monitor student progress, ensuring growth opportunities • Sensitivity of Data for all students. • Finger Pointing and Blame• Modify curriculum, student Game support, and instructional strategies to address the • Window vs. Mirror needs of all students.
Benefits for Principals• Gain a consolidated view of student progress and teacher effectiveness, as well as the impact of instruction and performance.• Bring clarity to strategic planning and function as a catalyst for conversations that must take place to ensure that all students reach their potential.• Understand and leverage the strengths of effective teachers.• Use the valuable resource of effective teaching to benefit as many students as possible.
Principal’s Role • Principal Access • Your Role as Gatekeeper • Making Choices Regarding Teacher Access • Professional Development Support for Teachers
Education Value-Added Assessment System• Answers the question of how effective a schooling experience is• Produces reports that -Predict student success -Show the effects of schooling at particular schools -Reveal patterns in subgroup performance http://www.sas.com/apps/webnet/video- sharing.html?videoToLoad=rtmp://channel.sas.com/vod/clip/9000_EVAAS16x9_rev_F8dotCom&height=295&width=480&poster Frame=null&caption=null&captionShowAtStart=0&referralPage=http%3A//www.sas.com/govedu/edu/k12/evaas/index.html
The EVAAS Philosophy• All students deserve opportunities to make appropriate academic progress every year.• There is no “one size fits all” way of educating students who enter a class at different levels of academic achievement.
The EVAAS Philosophy• Adjustments to instruction should be based on the students’ academic needs, not on socio-economic factors.• "What teachers know and can do is the most important influence on what students learn." (National Commission on Teaching and Americas Future, 1996)
What Are Projections Anyway? Given a specific set of circumstances… …what’s the most likely outcome?
What Are Projections Anyway? Given this student’s testing history, across subjects… …what is the student likely to score on an upcoming test, assuming the student has the average schooling experience?
EVAAS ProjectionsWhat are they based on?• Expectations based on what we know » About this student and other students who have already taken this test » Prior test scores (EOC/EOG), across subjects » Their scores on the test we’re projecting to
What’s the Value of the Projections? Projections are NOT about predicting the future. They ARE about assessing students’ academic needs TODAY.
Assessing Students’ Needs• What are this student’s chances for success?• What goals should we have for this student this year?• What goals should we have for this student in future years?What can I do to help this student get there?
Using Projections to Take Action • Identify students • Assess the level of risk • Plan schedules • Identify high-achievers • Assess the opportunities • Inform
The Deeper We Go, The MoreQuestions We Raise How much impact What Why did this did school conversation do I student change environment have need to have with schools? on this student? guidance? What are her What is the What’s going on connections to teacher’s at home? school? perspective?
More Support with EVAAS• Dr. Sandy Horn – retired NC teacher, employed by SAS to provide PD for EVAAS.• Full list of PD opportunities and Dr. Horns contact information is available here: https://ncdpi.sas.com/evaas/signin.jsf
Overview of Four Types of InteractivePD Opportunities • Drop-in • One-Hour Web Conferences: 30- Conferences with minute live sessions Individual Districts on various topics – District-specific – EVAAS Q and A reporting for central office staff charged – EVAAS Diagnostic with deployment of and Academic EVAAS training. Preparedness Reports: Tools for School Improvement •
Overview of Four Types of InteractivePD Opportunities • One-Hour Web • One- to Two-Hour Conferences with Web Conferences Individual Schools – Customized to meet – Explore needs of participants interpretation of school’s reporting and how it can be used to improve AYP success this year as well as prepare for upcoming school year
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