Providing Professional Development in ELA, Math, NGSS, Teacher Evaluation, CIP & Rising Star, Balanced Assessment and Family Engagement Recently retired teachers or administrators who are very familiar with the Common Core State Standards and who have flexible schedules may be ideal candidates.
This endorsement requires completion of the following two courses which are offered through our partnership with Aurora University at the PDA.
June 15th or June 26th | 8:30am - 3:30pm
June 22-26 | Graduate Course | Empower educators to reach and teach all students using the common core strategies of problem solving, educational risk taking, and acquiring life long skills for succeeding in the 21st century.
6/26/2015 | Complimentary Lunch Provided. Science Foundational Services are designed to provide educators with information and tools as they work to develop, improve and align their science curriculum and increase their knowledge of the new Illinois Learning Standards for Science incorporating the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Earn PD hours!
6/17/2015 | Complimentary LUNCH. This ELA Foundational Services training is for District and/or Teacher Leaders to receive an awareness of resources to support ELA CCSS implementation. The teams will review the ELA shifts and gain a deeper understanding of the resources provided in the ISBE Shift Kits. Teams will be introduced to the EQuiP Rubric & practice using the rubric with extended lessons and units.
6/24/2015 | Complimentary LUNCH provided. This resource-rich professional development will provide educators with instructional practices to implement the New Illinois Learning Standards for Writing. The Writing Matters website will be used to facilitate the various writing tasks necessary to meet the standards and prepare for PARCC. Strategies and resources will be shared. Earn PD credit hours!
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