Plan Components - Pittsburgh Public Schools

Report
Education Committee Meeting
Professional Development Plan
November 3, 2014
Setting the Context
• PA Department of Education Comprehensive
Plan Requirements
o Plan Components
o Timeline / Review Process
Plan Components
• Pennsylvania Department of Education
Comprehensive Plan Revised Requirements:
o Professional Education
o Teacher Induction
o Gifted Education
o Student Services
o Pre-K Program
• Connection to the Whole Child, Whole Community
plan
• PDE planning tool
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PDE Comprehensive Plan: Timeline
Date
Late summer/early fall
October 1, 2014
October 2-8, 2014
October 8 - November 4,
2014
November 3, 2014
November 5-14, 2014
November 19, 2014
November 25, 2014
November 30, 2014
Activity
Comprehensive Plan Development
Meeting of the Professional Education Subcommittee
Continue Revising Comprehensive Plan
28-day public comment period
Present to Board Education Committee; gather board input
Final revisions as needed
District Plan on November Agenda Review
District Plan on November Legislative Meeting
District Plan: Submission Due to PDE for implementation
7/1/15 through 6/30/18
An Overview of the Professional Education
Plan
1. Plan for Teachers
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Content – Based
Teacher Led
New Teacher Induction
2. Support network and accountability model
3. Plan for School Leaders
4. Equitable Learning Outcomes
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Literacy Teacher Professional Development
K-12 ELA
• Planning for Instruction
• CSS Core Standards & Shifts
• Writing
K-5 Literacy
• LETRS
6-12 Literacy
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Close Reading
Text Dependent Analysis
Evidence-Based Discussions
Writing Skills
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Math Teacher Professional Development
K-12 Math
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Planning for Instruction
Lesson Planning through
Backwards Mapping
Creating culturally relevant
rigorous units of study
Mathematical Practices and the
K-12 Progression of the Math
Standards
6-12 Math
• Algebra I Keystone: Key
understandings outlined in the
standards.
Science Teacher Professional Development
K-12 Science
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Planning for Instruction
Lesson Planning through
Backwards Mapping
PA Science Standards/Next
Generation Science Standards
of Practice
Biology Keystone: Eligible
Content and Application of Skills
Cross Content Teachers support
students to read and write in
science
Teacher-Led Professional Learning
Dates
Key Milestones
December 2012
Pittsburgh ECET2 planning committee formed.
March 7-9, 2013
Pittsburgh ECET2 convening
August 2013
Creation of Teacher Recognition and Empowerment Advisory Committee
November 6,
2013
November 22-23,
2013
Launch of Open Classrooms, Effective Educator Workshops, and Neighborhood
School Meet-ups.
Teachers Matter event for teachers performing at the Distinguished level and
Career Ladder Teachers
March 2014
Teachers Matter Insights e-newsletter launched
April 2014
Launch of Refuel, a teacher social networking event
May 2014
Expansion of Teacher Recognition and Empowerment Advisory Committee to
include working groups
2014-2015 School Teacher Recognition and Empowerment Advisory Committee will work with
Year
external consultant Jackson-Clark Partners to establish sustainability plan
New Teacher Induction
Three primary goals:
1. Provide on-site support and mentoring
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Cognitive coaching/videotaping
Non-Evaluative Observations/feedback
PLCs and team-based learning
2. Beyond Diversity / Culturally-Responsive Pedagogy
3. Offer differentiated professional development opportunities
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Professional growth plan
Teacher-led sessions/Formal face-to-face trainings
Open classrooms
Office Hours
New Teacher Induction
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New Teacher Induction
Program Contents (Required)
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Summer Institute (Introduction to District software, evaluation system, Beyond
Diversity)
Beginning of the Year Classroom Management
Group Management
Time on Task/Interactive Direct Instruction
Learning Styles and Student Motivation
Sessions/Learning Opportunities
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Rise and BloomBoard
PSE/Differentiated Instruction/Technology
Curriculum/Common Core
Office Hours
TeachBack Coaches
Open Classrooms
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Professional Development Plan for Leaders
School Support Network Model
Professional Learning Opportunities
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Professional Development Plan for School
Leaders
• Five networks with a
cohort of between 5-16
schools
• Assistant superintendents:
• Build instructional
leadership capacity of
principals
• Function as “brokers”
between schools and
central office
• Coordinate with
Department Liaisons
to provide support to
schools
School Support Network and Accountability Model
Professional Development Plan for School
Leaders: Growing Our Own
• Leadership Week
• Leading & Learning
Institutes
• Assistant Superintendent
Sessions
• Principal Network Meetings
• Cross-Network Sharing &
Problem Solving Sessions
• Assistant Principals Training
• New Administrator Training
• Aspiring Administrators
Academy
Our Quest for
Equitable Learning
Outcomes for PPS
Students
Our Quest for Equitable Learning Outcomes for
PPS Students
• Beyond Diversity training
• Targeted training on the RISE
teacher observation rubric
CURRICULUM
• Content area professional
development:
INSTRUCTION
EQUITY
o Content and culturally relevant pedagogy
o Rigor and Relationships
ASSESSMENT
Equity Walk:
Rigor and Relationships
Artifacts of Practice
King Elementary School
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Moving Forward
• Implementation Steering Committee/Teams: Goal
Setting, Strategies, Implementation, Monitoring, and
Feedback
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English Language Arts: Grades 3 and 6
Mathematics: Keystone Algebra
Science: Grades 4 and 8, Keystone Biology
Equity: Rigor and Relationships
• Time to Learn: Collaborative Planning Time
• Shelby County Consultancy – Gates Stocktake
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