SDA November Training

November 2-3, 2021

November SDA Training is Coming Soon!

Based on the 2021-22 SDA Needs Assessment and timing of relevant learning opportunities, the information relating to SDA Training November 2021 is included below.

Please feel free to contact Kellen Conroy (, 21-22 SDA Chair for any questions.

** We will move forward with plans to host the Nov. 2-3 SDA Training Onsite at ESU #10 and also provide a Zoom option for participation.**

SDA November 2021 Training at ESU #10
  • November 2, 2021 - Educator Effectiveness (NTPPS)
  • November 3, 2021 - Content Area Standards Support: ELA Standards Rollout
  • Each day will be from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm (Central Time)

*Special Notes*

  • At this time, masks are strongly encouraged at ESU #10 and please stay tuned as protocols could change if necessary.

  • The Strategists are looking forward to the upcoming November 2-3 SDA Training opportunity at ESU #10 and are also being cognizant of things we can and cannot control relating to the impacts that Covid-19 may have on our plans to learn with one another in Kearney.

  • Any changes relating to protocols and/or the Nov. 2-3 SDA Training will be communicated in a timely manner.


2021-22 Strategists

November 2, 2021 -- Educator Effectiveness

What: Educator Effectiveness

Where: ESU #10 (Kearney, NE)

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Facilitators: S.E.E.D. Team (Dr. Kim Snyder, Dr. Julie Downing, & Ryan Ricenbaw)

Zoom Option:

Topics for Nov. 2nd:

  • Direction and Vision of the S.E.E.D. Instructional System
  • NTPPS Updates
  • Support with the NTPPS Rubrics
  • Connecting to Work Being Completed in Districts/ESUs
  • Collaboration and Planning

Learning Outcomes:

  • Construct your own understanding of the S.E.E.D. Educator Effectiveness System
  • Develop an educator effectiveness lens
  • Synthesize your work through an educator effectiveness lens

Links to Additional Resources:

Feedback Requested:

  • The S.E.E.D. Team would like SDA to complete the following Google Form (1 Question - What is my one hope for this meeting?) prior to our time together on Nov. 2nd. Responses will be collected and shared with the S.E.E.D Team so they can ensure that their planning reflects our needs.

November 3, 2021 -- Content Area Standards Support: ELA Standards Rollout

What: Content Area Standards: ELA Standards Rollout

Where: ESU #10 (Kearney, NE)

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Facilitator: Marissa Payzant, Nebraska Department of Education

Zoom Option:


  • Provide SDA with tools/resources relating to the rollout of the 2021 Nebraska ELA Standards so that SD can facilitate work with districts within their service areas.
  • This day and processes will be specific to the 2021 ELA Standards.

Topics for Nov. 3rd:
  • First two of four modules relating to the ELA Standards Professional Learning Series.
  • Module 1 - The Standards and Instruction
  • Module 2 - The 2021 ELA Standards and Shifts.
  • Target dates for release of Modules 3 and 4 are scheduled for December 2021

Learning Outcomes:

Tools, resources, and professional learning templates to ensure that educators can:

  • Articulate a statewide vision of excellent ELA/literacy instruction for all Nebraska students.
  • Describe the major standards revisions and how they contribute to the instructional vision
  • Prepare to marshal resources for implementation of the standards and instructional vision.
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