Summer Professional Development

Learning Sessions

Fostering a Growth Mindset

Understand the needs of various populations of students on our campuses in order to enhance practices that increase student achievement. Will obtain knowledge of ESE legislation, requirements, and key terminology. Additionally, teachers will be able to understand the concept of growth mindset, its importance, and how to foster a growth mindset in themselves and their students.



Target Audience: All Teachers, K-12

  • Date: Monday June 10th - Thursday August 1st
  • Location: ONLINE
  • Facilitator: Wendy Turner and Dana Worthington
  • Thinking Maps

    This is an introduction to Thinking Maps for teachers. Thinking Maps are consistent, visual patterns linked directly to eight specific thinking processes. These patterns help all students reach higher levels of creative and critical thinking. Binders will be provided.


    • Target Audience: All teachers going into their 2nd year of teaching (All grade levels)
    • Date: Tuesday, June 11th
    • Time: 8:30 - 3:30 pm
    • Location: Allapattah Flats K8, Room 1-124
    • Facilitator: Natasha Mardis

    Using Digital Tools in the Classroom

    This training is intended for K-5 teachers interested in using digital tools to enhance instruction. Teachers will learn how to use applications such as PowerPoint for collaboration, Forms for formative assessment purposes, and Teams for online learning and sharing. Accessibility features will be infused in the various applications to help meet the needs of diverse learners in your classroom. Digital logins for online district resources will be reviewed as well. Users should have a basic understanding of Microsoft applications such as Word and/or PowerPoint.


    Target Audience: K-5 teachers

  • Date: Tuesday June 11th
  • Time: 12:30 - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Allapattah Flats K8, Room 1-203
  • Facilitator: Laurie Boyer and Julia Hilburn
  • VPK Training

    Teamwork Teaching in VPK. Collaborate and discover additional differentiation techniques to make our amazing Early Childhood Classrooms even better!


    Target Audience: VPK Teachers and Paraprofessionals

  • Date: Monday June 10th
  • Time: 8:30 - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Allapattah Flats K8, Room 1-123
  • Facilitator: Mary Huffstetter and Megan Allcroft
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