Where we have been and where we are going...

Districtwide Professional Learning Focus Areas

2015-2016

Instruction

  • Write From the Beginning & Beyond
    • Argumentative
    • Response to Text
  • ELA/ELD Literacy Standards and Framework by Content Area & Grade Level
    • Writing
  • CA Mathematics Standards and Framework
  • Secondary Next Generation Science Standards

 

Equity & Social Emotional Learning

  • PBIS (Cohort Model)
  • Conscious Discipline
  • Capturing Kids Hearts
  • Cognitive Coaching
  • Multi-Tiered Systems of Support
  • Equity & Culturally Responsive Practices
  • SST Online

Assessment

  • SBAC

Technology Integration

  • Windows 10 / Lenovo Yoga
  • Just One Thing
    • Zangle Q
    • Internet Safety
    • EdCaliber
    • SAMR
    • Hour of Code
    • Haiku/Edmodo
    • Google Play for Education/Web 2.0

2016-2017

Instruction

  • CA Mathematics Standards and Framework
  • ELA/ELD Standards and Framework
    • Writing
  • Supplemental Resources
  • Write From the Beginning & Beyond
    (Phased Approach)
  • Response to Text
  • Response to Literary Text
  • All Grade Levels – Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Equity & Social Emotional Learning

  • PBIS (Cohort Model)
  • Conscious Discipline
  • Capturing Kids Hearts
  • Cognitive Coaching
  • Multi-Tiered Systems of Support
  • Equity & Culturally Responsive Practices
  • SST Online

Assessment

  • SBAC
  • BEAL Training

Technology Integration

  • Windows 10 teacher laptops
  • G-Suite, Google Classroom
  • Personalized Learning
  • Active Learning Through Technology Integration
  • Collaborative, relevant and applied learning through technology

2017-2018

Instruction

  • Thinking Maps: A Language for Learning
  • Write From the Beginning & Beyond
    • Setting the Stage
    • Response to Informational Text
    • Response to Text
  • ELA/ELD Literacy Standards and Framework
    by Content Area & Grade Level
  • CA Mathematics Standards and Framework
  • Phased Approach All Grade Levels – Next
    Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
  • Literacy Standards Embedded in Content
  • Secondary HSS New Framework

Equity & Social Emotional Learning

  • PBIS (Cohort Model)
  • Conscious Discipline
  • Capturing Kids Hearts
  • Cognitive Coaching
  • Multi-Tiered Systems of Support
  • Equity & Culturally Responsive Practices
  • SST Online

Assessment

  • DIAs

Technology Integration

  • Personalized Learning
  • Collaborative, relevant and applied learning with technology
  • Active use of technology for deeper learning
  • 4 Cs of 21st Century Learning
  • Analytics to inform instruction
  • Rigor and relevance when integrating technology

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAYS AT A GLANCE

ELEMENTARY & SECONDARY

August 8th

Site-Led

Site topics aligned to SPSA and LCAP goals to support academic achievement and EL’s language acquisition: – (Full Day)

  • Equity & Culture
  • A.I.R.2
  • Data & Theory of Action
  • English Learners
  • Future Ready

August 9th

District-Led

Professional Learning Focus: Writing

  • Self-select AM & PM Sessions

Systematic ELD

  • Systematic ELD Phase 2 Sites

September 19th

District-Led

Second Annual Social-Emotional Symposium

  • Self-select AM & PM Sessions

October 31st

February 1st

March 8th

Site-Led

Site topics aligned to SPSA and LCAP goals to support academic achievement and EL’s language acquisition: – (Full Day)

  • Equity & Culture
  • A.I.R.2
  • Data & Theory of Action
  • English Learners
  • Future Ready

Special Education

October 31st and March 8th

Special Education will host two PDD for all certificated special education staff.

  • Mild/Moderate
  • ASRD
  • Moderate/Severe
  • School Psychologist
  • Language and Speech Therapists

Systematic ELD

October 31st and March 8th

Special Education will host two PDD for all certificated special education staff.

  • Mild/Moderate
  • ASRD
  • Moderate/Severe
  • School Psychologist
  • Language and Speech Therapists

Site-Led Sessions to Deepen Adult Learning and Implementation

  • Academic Vocabulary
  • Informational Text
  • Reading & Writing
  • Rigor & Relevance
  • Attendance
  • Intervention
  • Relationships

  • Future Ready
  • Framework
  • Rigor and Relevance for Digital Learning
  • Lesson Design
  • ELA/ELD Standards & Framework

  • WFTB&B
  • Equity & Culture
  • English Learners
  • Professional Learning Communities
  • Thinking Maps
  • Other