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Curriculum Council
February 17, 2015
CIU10
Updates
CSIS Updates
• Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness
• Galaxy - There is still enough funding to support five-15 day
residencies. Please let me know if you are interested.
• Coaching Survey Reminder
• Everfi - Amber Osuba would like to present to you information
about the FREE Curricula - Digital Citizenship and the
Science of Hockey. Everfi has entered a partnership with the
NHL to provide these courses. For more information on the
partnership:
http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=729871
Professional
Development Updates
• Engineering byDesign for Middle School and High School
Science/Technology Education/STEM Teachers – June 11th
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=peEPVLtKudM&feature=
youtu.be&list=UUdRupgxpdrpkRjI05HbYEJg
• Sustainable Energy Workshop II – May 21st at CIU #10
Free for educators
Professional Development
Updates
AP Institute - August 3 – 6, 2015
Courses to be offered:
• Spanish Language and Culture (Maria Vazquez-Mauricio,
Instructor)
• Statistics (Kenneth Pendleton, Instructor)
• Physics 1: Algebra-Based (Patricia Zober, Instructor)
• U.S. History (Ed Austin, Instructor)
• 5th Course Added: Environmental Science (Tim Anderson,
Instructor)
• Registration is open!
Professional Development
Updates
• Children of Poverty PLN Course – 4.5 Graduate
Credits through the University of Penn
• Literacy Summer Institute
• Gifted Networking Meeting – February 24th
Professional Development
Updates
• Nearpod– The IU continues to offer Consortium pricing =
$50/teacher/year –OR- $100/teacher/3years. Interested districts
may contact Kristen at [email protected] for purchasing information.
Training will be April 16th. Even if you are only using the free version
of Nearpod, you can benefit from the training.
• 2015 PSSA Admin Training Session: March 10th
AM Session: 9 – 11 AM
PM Session: 1 – 3 PM
• 2015 Spring Keystone Exam Admin Training Sessions: April 28th
AM Session: 9 – 12
PM Session: 1-4.
Registration is coming soon!
Professional
Development
14/15 Data Quality Network Topics
• April – Preparing for Audits, Safe Schools
• May – Database Primer, Child Accounting
Contact Kim Moyer for more information.
Professional
Development
• CIU Professional Development Offerings
• Continuing Professional Education Courses
**Updated
PD and
Upcoming
Conferences
• PDE Data Summit – March 22-25
• PAFPC – May 3-6
• PA Literacy Conference – June 23-25th, Sheraton
Harrisburg/Hershey
Upcoming
Conferences
• 2nd Annual Region 6 Leadership Institute at Toftrees – July 8-
10, 2015 – Please put this event on your summer calendar.
• Plans are already underway for a great institute! Planners of
the Institute are asking for districts to help us in “Celebrating
Achievements”. We would like districts to share what is going
well for them with other local districts.
Student
Opportunities
•
K’Nex Design Challenge– We have 11 teams registered– 10
from Clearfield County! There is no cost, except the cost of the
kit. Challenge date is set for April 9, 2015. LHUCC has offered
to host the event at their campus.
•
Elementary Reading Competition – Saturday, March 21, 2015.
The deadline to have the forms to Deb Wakefield is February
27, 2015.
•
Computer Fair - There are currently only 7 entries with Bald
Eagle and CPI participating. Please encourage students to
participate. The next computer fair meeting is being held on
January 23rd, 2015. The scheduled competition date is March
5th, 2015 with a makeup date of March 12th, 2015.
Student
Opportunities
•
CIU #10 Summer STEM Camp for Clearfield County
students in grades 5-8 in partnership with Clearfield
Area School District and Lock Haven University
Clearfield Campus. More information will be
available next month.
•
Kid Wind Challenge hosted by Centers for Science
and the Schools at Penn State– May 2, 2015.
http://csats.psu.edu/projects/pa-kidwind-windchallenge-2015
PDE/PAIUCC
Updates
PDE Update
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Secretary Pedro Rivera
Deputy Secretary David Volkman
PDE Attorney Sarah Castillo
Safe Schools Office Administrator Steven Fisher
Special Education Office Administrator Pat Hozella
STEM Administrator Miguel Rodriquez
PDE Office of the Budget Administrator Lori Graham
PDE Update
Pass the Trash Bill
Background checks are required of volunteers in career
center distributive education programs including employees
at work sites; and for higher education staff members. A
Penn Link is forthcoming.
•
ESY hires and volunteers included
•
See BEC
•
In doubt…”Always consult your solicitor.”
http://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2014/10/pa_hous
e_unanimously_approves.html
PDE Update
O PSSA Released Items for 2014-2015 for
Math and ELA are available.
Early Warning
Dashboard
 To see specific information on the Dashboard,
check the PDE website at the following link:
http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/com
munity/early_warning_system/21791
Chapter 4 Update
O Information regarding waiver for students
not passing PBA to be announced shortly.
O Currently in draft form
Comprehensive
Planning
• All priority and focus schools will have to
resubmit their 2014-2017 School
Improvement Plan by 6/30/15 for review by
their IU Executive.
Comprehensive
Planning
•
•
Act 126 – Mandated Reporter Training
Act 71 of 2014- currently being integrated in PD
Plan
• Requirement begins 15/16 SY-- 4 hours of PD
on youth suicide awareness & prevention every
5 years (Grades 6-12) and 4 hours of PD on
child exploitation awareness every 5 years
(Grades K-8)
• The Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for High
Schools
Comprehensive
Planning
• Phase 1 Special Education Plans due May 1,
2015
• Recording of Phase 1 Special Education Plan
training can be found here: http://tinyurl.com/CPPDE-Home
• Click on Comprehensive Planning Wiki Site
under Resources
• Click on Special Education
http://www.ciu10.org/Page/1367
http://www.ciu10.org/Page/1367
ESL Update
ESL Networking
Top 10
Languages
(SY 2013-14)
85% of ELLs
speak the top 10
languages
60% of ELL
population are
Spanish speakers
103 languages
are each spoken
by fewer than 4
students
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PEERS
• Evaluators will be able to see a list of teachers for
whom they are responsible for evaluation
• Teachers will be able to see past evaluations (if
districts use this – moving forward)
• Administrators will be able to see past and current
evaluation for folks.
• Administrators will have a link to Manage Access to
the system
FREE SERVICE – OPENS MARCH 2nd
Introducti0n
to peers
O Free, voluntary, web-based tool for LEAs
O Used for summative evaluation of:
O Classroom teachers (PDE 82-1)
O Non-teaching professionals (PDE 82-3)
O Principals/school leaders (PDE 82-2)
O Provided by PDE through SAS® EVAAS®
Copyright © 2015, SAS Institute Inc. All rights reserved.
Peers:
what it isn’t
PEERS Does Not:
O Manage the entire supervision and
evaluation process, from scheduling
observations to data collection, rubric
assessments, etc.
O Manage the “front end” of the
supervision process
Instead, PEERS focuses on the final step –
the evaluation portion of the process.
Copyright © 2015, SAS Institute Inc. All rights reserved.
Features:
Forms PDE 82-1 & 82-3:
Teaching Professionals & Non-Teaching Professionals
PDE 82-1 & 82-3
Teaching professionals
& non-teaching
professionals
PEERS Will:
O Default each person’s form (as per position
code in PIMS), with flexibility to change per
LEA decision
O Use info from PIMS to pre-populate:
O Demographic information
O District name, school name, educator name,
PPID
O SPP (School Performance Profile)
O With flexibility to decide which SPP to use
O Pre-populate PVAAS 3-year rolling average on
0-3 scale when available
Copyright © 2015, SAS Institute Inc. All rights reserved.
More Features:
all forms
(82-1, 82-2, 823)
All Forms: PDE 82-1, 82-2, & 82-3
PEERS Will:
O Allow multiple users to complete an
individual’s rating form, with “lock”
capabilities
O Provide on-screen guidance for form
population
O Allow access of up to 5 years of evaluation
data (archived by SAS EVAAS beyond 5 years)
O Provide alerts for data entry errors
O Provide opportunity for district/building
evaluators to view summative reports for
analysis purposes
Copyright © 2015, SAS Institute Inc. All rights reserved.
QUESTIONS? FEEDBACK?
[email protected]
Copyright © 2013, SAS Institute Inc. All rights reserved.
PVAAS
O Available beginning February 20, 2015 - New PVAAS student projections for
currently enrolled students in Grades 6-12
O Recorded training session will be available on the PVAAS website no later than
March 10, 2015
O Recording will be posted under e-Learning link
O Session will address the following topics:
O Overview of Methodology for PVAAS Student Projections to SAT, PSAT, and
O
O
O
O
ACT
Benchmark Scores Used for PVAAS Student Projections to SAT, PSAT, and
ACT
Students/Grade Levels Receiving PVAAS Student Projections to SAT,
PSAT, and ACT
Offer Guidance on How to Use These New Projections
Offer Guidance on How to Use Them to Help Students Plan for College
PVAAS Projections to SAT, PSAT, and ACT
Roster Verification 2015 Phases
LEA Preview Phase, by School
April 27- May 3, 2015 (1 week)
Teacher Verification Phase
May 4-17, 2015 (2 weeks)
School Administrator Verification Phase
May 18-31, 2015 (2 weeks)
LEA Verification Phase
June 1-14, 2015 (2 weeks)
Roster Verification
Virtual Learning Module
(VLM)
O Part 1 of the updated VLM has been
available since November 2014
O Part 2 of the updated VLM was released
February 13th.
Sections in Part 1
• Welcome (including
sections by role)
• What is Roster
Verification?
• Roster Verification
overview
• Instructional
Responsibility
•
•
•
•
Sections in Part 2
Teacher actions
School Administrator
actions
LEA/District Admin
actions
Resources/Supports
https://pvaas.sas.com/learningModules.html
Roster Verification
Webinars
O “Account Management: Preparing for Roster
Verification”
O Access recording at http://www.tinyurl.com/PVAAS-Webinars-1415
O PVAAS Roster Verification Training
O Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 12:30-3:30 pm
O Monday, February 23, 2015, 8:30-11:30 am
O Sessions will be archived/recorded and are available
on the PVAAS login page
Roster Verification Q&A Sessions
Virtual office Hours
O No formal presentation will be shared; simply
time set aside for questions
Tuesday Afternoons, 2:30-4:00
p.m.
April 28 through June 9, 2015
Go to http://www.joinwebinar.com and
enter webinar ID 483-783-506 to join!
Thursday Mornings, 7:309:00 a.m.
April 30 through June 11,
2015
Go to http://www.joinwebinar.com
and
enter webinar ID 340-846-666 to join!
Information on how to join is included in the PVAAS Professional Development
Opportunities Booklet or the Roster Verification Training & Resources document, both
available on the PVAAS login page!
Other Feedback/Questions/Needs?
[email protected]
2014-15
Meeting Schedule
Mar. 25, 2015
May 6, 2015
Other Needs,
Questions,
or/and
Discussion
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