Professional Development

February 20, 2017; 8:00-4:00


8:00-8:30-Light Breakfast @ Wyatt

8:30-10:30-Meet with Like Campus Grade Levels @ Wyatt

11:00-1:00-Lunch with Your Team Debriefing Like Campus Meetings

1:00-TELPAS Calibration for those teachers involved with giving TELPAS (meet with Andi)

1:00-Lesson Planning for non-TELPAS teachers

4:00-Dismissal Time

*Schools participating-Skaggs, Wyatt, Mathews, Andrews, Bethany and Centennial

Notes for the Day

  • Show up BEFORE 8:30 so you are ready when the session begins.
  • Plan to carpool as parking is limited.
  • Remember to set an example by collaborating and not complaining!
  • Please participate in the discussion and keep an open mind.
  • Plan to attend lunch with your team to debrief. Plan your destination ahead of time.
  • Write AT LEAST one idea you gained from your like campus meeting. You will need to catch any teammates up that are involved in TELPAS.

Suggested Topics for Kindergarten -- Review And Ponder Before Monday, February 20th

  • Ideas for Open House
  • New/fresh ideas for LA centers and Math centers
  • Writing ideas
  • Math computer programs
  • How to better integrate Language Arts and Social Studies
  • Technology programs for laptops or apps without purchase for ipad, Science activities for centers
  • integration of curriculum areas
  • ideas for writing
  • 3 teachers- classroom management/duties
  • schedules- lunch/recess/ specials
  • Fun attention getters
  • How do you pull your groups? Homo- or Hetero/ by skills/etc
  • Kinder Kamp- not assigning kids to teachers at the beginning of school- What does this look like? Resources.. etc.