AA#1050-Recognizing & Assisting Homeless Students: What Administrators Need to Know
Registration 8:00 to 8:30 am Workshop 8:30 am to 4:00 pm School Administrators frequently are unaware of their responsibilities under federal and state laws. This workshop will offer a comprehensive array of information about homelessness to administrators responsible for and/or concerned about homeless students.
AA#1859-Understanding and Supporting Instructional Coaching: A Toolkit for Administrators
Participants will identify and analyze the multiple roles an instructional coach can play within an instructional framework; evaluate the need and impact of an instructional coaching program; analyze and evaluate the district's instructional needs for integration and supportive planning for instructional coaching; and assess and analyze the style of leadership in a school where coaching is part of the culture.
AA #3000, 3001, 3002 - Principal/Teacher Evaluator Retraining
This is the one required student growth retraining course for teacher evaluators who are renewing their designations required to evaluate staff. Evaluators will be required to participate in a pre-session webinar that will review Part 50 Administrative Rules as they relate to student growth. Participants will learn how to:
- Use assessments and measurement models identified by the joint committee in determining the student growth attributable to individual teachers/principals and understand how different types of assessments are used for measuring growth;
- Use data from the evaluation rubric, other evidence collected, and best practices relative to evaluating student growth to link teacher/principal and school-level professional development plans to evaluation results;
- Create, in collaboration with teachers/principals, supportive, targeted professional development plans that consider past results, contribute to professional growth, and assist teachers/principals in aligning professional development and goal-setting to school improvement goals; and
- Communicate evaluation outcomes and findings in constructive and supportive ways that enable teachers/principals to set goals and improve practice.
AA# 1061-Effective Presentations for 21st Century School Leaders
This course directly ties into the 21st Century Skills of Information and Media Technology. The focus will be on the process of creating and delivering effective presentations. Participants will learn a replicable process for taking complicated information and presenting to staff and key stakeholders in a relevant and memorable format. They will also develop the ability to identify the principles that underlie powerful presentations. The course will be divided into 5 segments: storytelling, storyboarding, sharpening the design, shaping with technology and selling the presentation. New skills and design knowledge will enhance the ability to tell stories and impart essential information in an efficient manner.