Page Content2018-2019 Volusia County Schools Professional Learning Plan"Fulfilling the Promise of Equity Through Standards" EventFocusLocation Date & TimeSchool Leadership Team Summer InstituteSLTs from across the district will come together for two days to explore the vision for Volusia County Schools and develop school goals, strategies, and action plans. Learning will focus on how leaders can foster collective efficacy. Area 1- River Springs Middle Area 2- Hinson MiddleJune 4-5 or June 6-78:30-4:00 Volusia LEARNS! Summer InstituteSummer professional learning conference offering multiple sessions facilitated by teacher leaders and district support. Open to all teachers and administrators across the district. Spruce Creek High June 11-12 Times vary by session.Volusia Presenters' AcademyProfessional Learning Facilitators will be trained on adult learning theory and techniques to better plan for future professional learning. Spruce Creek HighJune 13-148:30-4:30Hinson MSJune 18-198:30-4:30River Springs MSAugust 6 (Blended)DAC BoardroomSeptember 4 (Blended)Administrative InstituteSchool administrators will come together to learn more about the vision for Volusia County Schools and learn about resources available to support school success and collective efficacy. Spruce Creek HighJuly 30-31 8:30-4:30Pre-Planning DayGrade and/or subject-specific professional learning for all teachers on curriculum maps, resources, and assessments will be the focus, as well as standards-aligned lesson development. Elementary: iReady training at school sites Elementary Special Area and ESE: Attend update at district locations TBD Secondary: Varies by Subject and Grade LevelAugust 8 Elementary AM or PM sessions Secondary 8:30-11:30 a.m.ElementaryProfessional Learning DayTier 2.5 and 3 elementary schools will participate in iReady training for ELA and Math, while Tier 1.0, 1.5, and 2.0 elementary schools will choose from a menu of options. Kindergarten teachers from Tier 2.5 and 3 schools will participate in a FLKRS training module on their campuses.Elementary: School sitesKindergarten: 4 Regional sitesSee list of trainings HERESeptember 17 Elementary 8:00-3:00 SecondaryProfessional Learning Day Grade and/or subject-specific professional learning designed to continue the work from pre-planning and to set the stage for the focus of ERPLs for the year: how to plan for equity through standards-aligned instruction. Teachers will attend sessions based on their subjects, tracks and regional zones. Special sessions for role-alike groups (see page below) will take place. Locations vary by Subject, Zone and TrackSee list of trainings HERE September 17 Elementary 8:00-3:00 Elementary Menu for District ERPLs at School SitesSchools will choose 4 topics from a menu of options for trainings to occur on any four Early Release Wednesdays. Menu choices are ELA, Math, and Science topics.School-basedEarly Release WednesdaysRole-Alike Regional ERPLsFour regional ERPLs will be designed for grade and/or subject-specific tracks. Teachers from across the district will collaborate to deepen understanding of the FL Standards and plan standards-aligned lessons that embed the instructional shifts. Selected PL Facilitators will lead. Special sessions for role-alike groups (such as school counselors and IB teachers) will take place. Locations and times vary by Subject, Zone and Track Secondary & Elementary Special Area & Role-Alike Sessions:Oct. 17: Role-Alike CoursesNov. 28Jan. 23Feb. 27 School-Based ERPLsFour school-based ERPLS will support each school's School Improvement Plan. District developed protocols to support standards-aligned instruction will be available for schools to use and adapt if desired. Schools might also pursue individual training or join with other schools.School-basedChoose 2 hours on any four Early Release WednesdaysOct 17: School Site Trainings* (may be District or School ERPLs) Role-Alike SessionsElementaryMiddleHigh ELASingle Period Intensive ReadingDouble Period Intensive ReadingELASingle Period Intensive ReadingDouble Period Intensive ReadingAP/IB/AICE courses (all subjects) MathMathScienceScience Social StudiesResearch 1, 2, or 3Social StudiesSpecial Areas PECTEPerforming & Visual ArtsWorld LanguagesPECTEPerforming & Visual ArtsWorld LanguagesAccess CoursesDPSSchool PsychologistsSchool Social WorkersPre-K ESETeachers of DHHSpeech & Language PathologistsAccess CoursesIEP FacilitatorsDPSSchool PsychologistsSchool Social WorkersTeachers of DHHSpeech & Language PathologistsAccess CoursesIEP FacilitatorsDPSSchool PsychologistsSchool Social WorkersTeachers of DHHSpeech & Language PathologistsVPK School CounselingSchool CounselingSchool CounselingVolusia VirtualVolusia VirtualVolusia VirtualMediaMediaMediaSEL TOAsSEL TOAs Deans of Student Relations Graduation Assurance CoachesGraduation Assurance CoachesRole-Alike Groups & Group Lead OrganizersElementary Special Areas: Kellermeier, Hammond, DupuisAccess Courses (K-12): Jennifer KellyIEP Facilitators: Kim GillilandDistrict Placement Specialists: Robin Haire School Psychologists: Troy RadfordSchool Social Workers: Dianne Martin-MorganTeachers of DHH: Sandra TrovatoSpeech & Language Pathologists: Pat KicklighterPre-K ESE: Jennifer KellyVPK: Wendy SydeskiSchool Counseling: Amy HallVolusia Virtual: Susy PetersonMedia: Christine CyrierSocial Emotional Learning TOAs: Justin LipomiDeans of Student Relations: Nick PrinceGraduation Assurance Coaches: Jose Rivera-NavarroSecondary ELA & Reading: Tracy BlinnSecondary Math: Sandra Tweedy (with help from Lisa Jones and Jen Lastowski)Secondary Science: Jeremy BlinnSecondary Social Studies: Robert MilhollandMid School Research 1,2, or 3: Robert Milholland, Christy MahaneySecondary World Languages: Grace KellermeierSecondary PE: Grace KellermeierSecondary CTE: Rachel Rutledge, Dan Cox, Amy McAllister, Kristin Pierce, Vince Roeshink Secondary Performing Arts: John DupuisSecondary Visual Arts: Bryce HammondROTC: Dan CoxAP/IB/Cambridge: Robert Milholland, with help of many other specialists!Early Release Professional Learning times:School-basedRegional (accounts for drive time)Elementary Schools1:20 - 3:20 PM1:50 - 3:20 PMElementary Plus One Schools2:20 - 4:20 PM2:50 - 4:20 PMMiddle Schools2:50 - 4:50 PM3:20 - 4:50 PMHigh Schools2:00 - 4:00 PM2:30 - 4:00 PMSee complete document HEREBeginning November, when planning the number of meetings after school, keep in mind that no more than two after-school meetings can occur per month. Remember that both district and school ERPLs do count as an after-school meeting. Although elementary schools do not necessarily follow the district ERPL schedule, special area teachers (and others who attend role-alike trainings) do follow the schedule.