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Professional Learning 2018-19

​​​​​​​2018-2019 Volusia County Schools Professional Learning Plan

"Fulfilling the Promise of Equity Through Standards"

 

​EventFocusLocation Date & Time
School Leadership Team Summer InstituteSL​​Ts 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 Middle

June 4-5 or

June 6-7

8:30-4:00

 

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 High

June 13-14

8:30-4:30

Hinson MS

June 18-19

8:30-4:30

River 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 High

July 30-31

8:30-4:30

Pre-Planning Day

Grade 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 Level

August 8

 

Elementary AM or PM sessions

 

Secondary

8:30-11:30 a.m.

Elementary

Professional Learning Day

Tier 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 sites

Kindergarten: 4 Regional sites

See list of trainings HERE

September 17

 

Elementary

8:00-3:00

 

Secondary

Professional 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 Track


See 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 Wednesdays

​Role-Alike Regional ERPLs

Four 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

Nov. 28

Jan. 23

Feb. 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-based

Choose 2 hours on any four Early Release Wednesdays

 




Role-Alike Sessions
ElementaryMiddleHigh


 

ELA

Single Period Intensive Reading

Double Period Intensive Reading

ELA

Single Period Intensive Reading

Double Period Intensive Reading

AP/IB/AICE courses 

(all subjects)

 


MathMath

ScienceScience
 

Social Studies

Research 1, 2, or 3

Social Studies

Special Areas

 

PE

CTE

Performing & Visual Arts

World Languages

PE

CTE

Performing & Visual Arts

World Languages

Access Courses

DPS

School Psychologists

School Social Workers

Pre-K ESE

Teachers of DHH

Speech & Language Pathologists

Access Courses

IEP Facilitators

DPS

School Psychologists

School Social Workers

Teachers of DHH

Speech & Language Pathologists

Access Courses

IEP Facilitators

DPS

School Psychologists

School Social Workers

Teachers of DHH

Speech & Language Pathologists

VPK  
School CounselingSchool CounselingSchool Counseling
Volusia VirtualVolusia VirtualVolusia Virtual
MediaMediaMedia
SEL TOAsSEL TOAs 
 Deans of Student Relations  
 Graduation Assurance CoachesGraduation Assurance Coaches

Role-Alike Groups & Group Lead Organizers

​Elementary Special Areas:                         Kellermeier, Hammond, Dupuis

Access Courses (K-12):                               Jennifer Kelly

IEP Facilitators:                                            Kim Gilliland

District Placement Specialists:                  Robin Haire

School Psychologists:                                  Troy Radford

School Social Workers:                               Dianne Martin-Morgan

Teachers of DHH:                                         Sandra Trovato

Speech & Language Pathologists:             Pat Kicklighter

Pre-K ESE:                                                      Jennifer Kelly

VPK:                                                                Wendy Sydeski

School Counseling:                                       Amy Hall

Volusia Virtual:                                              Susy Peterson

Media:                                                            Christine Cyrier

Social Emotional Learning TOAs:                Justin Lipomi

Deans of Student Relations:                        Nick Prince

Graduation Assurance Coaches:                 Jose Rivera-Navarro

Secondary ELA & Reading:                          Tracy Blinn

Secondary Math:                                           Sandra Tweedy (with help from Lisa Jones and Jen Lastowski)

Secondary Science:                                       Jeremy Blinn

Secondary Social Studies:                            Robert Milholland

Mid School Research 1,2, or 3:                   Robert Milholland, Christy Mahaney

Secondary World Languages:                     Grace Kellermeier

Secondary PE:                                               Grace Kellermeier

Secondary CTE:                                             Rachel Rutledge, Dan Cox, Amy McAllister, Kristin Pierce, Vince Roeshink

Secondary Performing Arts:                       John Dupuis

Secondary Visual Arts:                                Bryce Hammond

ROTC:                                                             Dan Cox

AP/IB/Cambridge:                                        Robert Milholland, with help of many other specialists!





​Early Release Professional Learning ​times:​​School-basedRegional (accounts for drive time)
​Elementary Schools​1:20 - 3:20 PM​1:50 - 3:20 PM
​Elementary Plus One Schools​2:20 - 4:20 PM​2:50 - 4:20 PM
​Middle Schools​2:50 - 4:50 PM​3:20 - 4:50 PM
​High Schools​2:00 - 4:00 PM2:30 - 4:00 PM​

See complete document HERE


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