School-Based Professional Development Committee Presentation

Professional Development
Building-Based Committees
Understand, and
School-Based PD Committee Training
Plan for training today
• What is our role in Professional Development?
– The overall goal of our PD committee work is to
eventually turn the planning of professional
learning to the teachers and principals versus
central office
• What do we need to do?
• How do we impact our school?
• Questions?
Professional Development
• 100 Hours Every 5 Years
– Current cycle (9/1/2010 – 8/31/2015)
• District and Schools must have approved PD
plans by the County and Local School Board
• Each teacher must have PDP
– Must be aligned to Professional Standards for
More on Professional Development
• Required by code (N.J.A.C. 6A: 9-15)
• Each School District Must Have:
– Local Professional Development Committee
– 4 teachers; 2 district administrators
• District Professional Development Plan
– Elected by Collective Bargaining Unit
– Chaired by teacher; administration serve as support/facilitators
– School-Based Professional Development Committee
– At least 3 teachers; principal or designee
• Individual School Professional Development Plan
– Elected by Collective Bargaining Unit
– Chaired by teacher
» Principal’s/Designee role is to ensure the PD plan is successful
Local Professional Development
Committee (District)
• Assess District Professional Development
• Plan and implement PD activities in
alignment with the PD standards
• Develop school district mentoring plan
District Professional Development
• Local Building Professional Development
– Steven Voehl (Chair) – KHS
– Roz Simek – BMS
– Lissa Weldon – JCCS
– Sharon Moschetta – PMRS
School-Based Professional
Development Committee
• Guides local PD at the school level
– Develops goals for PD:
Must be identified by student and teacher needs
• Bridge communication between the school
and district regarding teacher needs for
• Work with school principal to procure
resources so PD can be successful
Professional Development
• Principal’s job
– Support the PD committee’s plan
• Gets the committee what they need to be successful
(resources, survey data, etc.)
– Guides committee toward district and school goals
based on authentic data
– Serves as a liaison to the teachers on the
PD Plan Requirements
Professional Development Committee Model
Staff driven
Data Driven
Related to achievement
Goals developed MUST be supported by data
Must be ongoing and should be job-embedded
Research based and linked to standards (Teacher)
Must be evaluated as a whole, but PD should not
be an evaluative model for individuals
Local Professional Development Plan
• Should benefit the district (students) and the
individual teacher
• Aligned to code and statute
– Professional Learning Communities Requirement
– Should be both vertical and horizontal
• Goal: To build the teacher toolkit and array of
– Which benefits the students socially, emotionally, and
– Aligns to district initiatives
Professional Development
District NonNegotiables
District PD
School PD
Believe, Understand, and Realize Goals
Engage our students in a relevant and
meaningful curriculum that promotes 21st
century learning
Believe relationships among all
stakeholders are critical toward our success
Our District
Believe in our students and supports the
identification, development, and pursuit of
their individual dreams
Set high academic, social and emotional
expectations for our teachers and students,
and perseveres to achieve them
that are
to make positive
contributions to
Local Professional Development Plan
• Three areas to be targeted:
– Curriculum
– Instruction
– Educational and Assistive Technology
• Avenues
Horizontal (PD School-Based in afternoon sessions)
Vertical (PD District in morning sessions)
Full-Day PD
Internal and External PD offerings
PD Academy (afterschool)
General Parts of the School Plan
Professional Development Process
District PD
• Collect and Review Data
• Identify Needs
• Structure Overall Professional Development Goals
School PD •
Committees •
Next Steps
Understand District PD Model
Collect and Review Data on Needs – Identify Problems
Target goals based on Needs
Build a PD plan locally to meet Goals
• Develop PD Map for 2012-2013
• Work with principal to identify needs, procure resources
• Complete PDPs in new format
Steps for 2012-2013 PD Plan
By April 1st
• Conduct Needs Assessment which is aligned
to curriculum, instruction, and
educational/assistive technology (SchoolBased)
– Surveys
– Anecdotal Notes
– Data already collected
– Interest
Steps for 2012-2013 PD Plan
By April 15th
• Review Needs Assessment Data
• Develop School-Wide PD Goals with outcomes
in each of the three defined areas
– Goals should be measurable
Steps for 2012-2013 PD Plan
By May 1st
• Submit goals to Dr. Tramaglini’s Office
By May 5th
• Goals Returned to School-Based PD Committee
On or around May 5th
• Second round of training for School-Based
Committee – will work on plans
• New district PDPs unveiled
• PDPs due last day of school attached to

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