Travis Hill School @ YSC

Professional Development

Welcome!

We will use this online newsletter to house our professional development agendas and resources going forward.

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2017 Summer Training Week # 2 Wednesday 8/16 - Friday 8/18

Wednesday, August 16th


8:30-9:30: Individual planning time/room set up


9:30-11:30: Staff training with Ms. Williams


12:00-1:00: Lunch on your own


1:00-3:45: Individual planning time/room set up OR First Aid, CPR, & AED Training


3:45-4:15: Individual planning time/room set up


4:15-4:20: Close out



Thursday, August 17th


9:00-9:45: Shared vision: Teacher support/evaluation at THS (Zelda)


9:45-10:30: IEPs, 504s, and BIPs at a glance (Hobson)


10:30-noon: Individual planning time/room set up


noon- 1:00: Lunch on your own


1:00-3:00: Individual planning time/room set up


3:00-3:30: Shared vision: Powerschool and gradebooks (Jeremy/El)


3:30- 4:15: Reading Block Training Part 2 (Hobson)


4:15-4:30: Closeout: sign up for comittees



Friday, August 18th


8:30-10:30: Individual planning time/room set up


10:30-11:30: PBIS presentation (Franklin/Hobson


11:30-12:00: Schedule overview, class rosters, etc. (Hobson)


12:00-1:00: Lunch on your own


1:00-2:00: Graduation set-up


2:00-3:30: THS Graduation


3:30- 4:00: Circle up and close out

2017 Summer Training Week #1: Monday 8/7 - Friday 8/11

Monday, August 7th

Location: Youth Opportunity Center, 1331 Kerlerec Street, New Orleans


8:00 - 8:30 am: Light Breakfast (Optional)


8:30 - 9:15am: (re)Commitment


9:15 - 9:30 am:
This Week's Agenda with Ismail


9:30 - 10:30 am: YSC Training with YSC Secure Staff


10:30 - 11:00 am: Employee Manual with Mi Ji


11:00 - 11:15: Break


11:15 - 12:00 pm: Our Students, Our Mission with Rachel


12:00 - 1:00 pm: Lunch (on your own)


1:00 - 1:15 pm: Survey Themes with Christy


1:15 - 1:45 pm: Rethinking Professional Development - A Discussion with Christy & Zelda


1:45 - 3:00 pm: HQI in THS Classrooms with Christy


3:00 - 3:30: Transition to the Youth Opportunity Center (YOC: 1331 Kerlerec Street)


3:30 - 4:30: Joint Staff Smoothie Mixer

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Tuesday, August 8th

8:15 - 11:30 am: Ropes Course (Location: LOOP NOLA at City Park)


11:30 - 1:15 pm: Cool Down & Lunch (on your own)


1:30 - 4:15 pm: Shared Values, Shared Vision: Moving Forward Together with Christy


4:14 - 4:30 pm: Closing

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Wednesday, August 9th (Joint Training with THS @ OJC)

8:00 - 8:30 am: Optional Breakfast


8:30am - 9:00 am

  • Agenda with David
  • Icebreaker with Sabria


9:00 am - 12:00 noon


  • Teachers: Curriculum Design with Renee

(*10:00 -11:30 am: Special Education Team with Rachel and Mario)

  • Student Support Team: Transcripts, IEPs, student record hunting


10:30 am-10:45 am: Morning Phone Break


12:00 - 1:00 pm: Lunch (on your own)


1:00 - 3:45 pm


  • Teachers: Curriculum Building with Renee
  • Student Support Team: Refining Values-Based PBIS & Restorative Justice Prep


2:30 - 2:45 pm: Afternoon Phone Break


3:45 pm - 4:00 pm: Closing


3:45 pm - 5:00 pm: Trauma Informed Teaching and Learning with Dr. Denese Shervington (Rachel, Mandi, Virginia and Kaiya)

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Thursday, August 10th (Joint Training with THS @ OJC)

8:00 - 8:30 am: Optional Breakfast


8:30am - 9:00 am: Agenda and Icebreakers


9:00 am - 12:00 noon


  • Teachers: Curriculum Design with Renee

(*10:00 -11:30 am: Special Education Team with Rachel and Mario)

  • Student Support Team: TBD


10:30 am-10:45 am: Morning Phone Break


12:00 - 1:00 pm: Lunch (on your own)


1:00 - 2:30 pm


  • Teachers: Curriculum Building with Renee
  • Student Support Team: Refining Values-Based PBIS & Restorative Justice Prep


2:30 - 4:00 pm:


  • THS @YSC: PBIS and Restorative Justice with Rachel and Michael
  • THS @OJC: School Planning with David

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Friday, August 11th (Joint Training with THS & OJC)

*Note: Bring your centerpiece and talking piece with you!


8:00 - 8:30 am: Optional Breakfast


8:30am - 9:00 am: Shared Vision: School-wide Behavioral Support Practices with Michael and Rachel


9:00 am - 11:30 am: Restorative Practices Part I with Tammy and Dave


10:30 am-10:45 am: Morning Phone Break


11:30 - 1:30 pm: Lunch & Scavenger Hunt


1:00 - 4:00 pm: Restorative Practices Part II with Tammy and Dave

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