Coweta's Professional Learning

March 2016

COWETA COMMITTED TO STUDENT SUCCESS

PROVIDING HIGH QUALITY, RESEARCH-BASED PROFESSIONAL LEARNING FOR CCSS TEACHERS

Building Relationships

March 2, 2016

Psychologist Professional Learning

1:30-3:30 Food Service building

Monthly meeting to review cases and report protocols


March 4, 2016

Elementary RTI Professional Learning

Werz CO - PLC - 9:00 - 11:00

Elementary RTI coordinators will be discussing interventions - appropriate use, progress monitoring with fidelity and discontinuation.


March 8, 2016

PBIS Coaches meeting

3:30pm - Werz CO - SD1

Review PBIS implementation progress and TIC results


March 9, 2016

Using GOFAR Resources for Instruction Support

3:00-4:00 pm at Werz Co-PLC

This professional learning session will explore GOFAR as an instructional tool to support student learning. Presentation will include training on use of the online database and instructional implications for use shared by CCSS teachers Kati Ferrell (5th grade), Lindsey Haralson (5th grade) and Kim Ward (3rd grade).


March 10, 2016

Connecting Counting with Operations

This session focuses on connecting counting with operations in order to build number sense. It is designed for K-2 regular/special education/EIP teachers and instructional coaches and will provide resources and strategies.

Offered as a webinar, the session will be recorded for future reference. (Webinar, 2:45-3:45 p.m.) Register at http://goo.gl/forms/6zTwSMNzD3 by March 9 at 4 p.m. to receive email instructions for joining the webinar.


March 21, 2016

Elementary PE Coaches

2:45pm - Werz CO - PLC

This session will focus on the upcoming District Elementary Track Meets scheduled for March 29th and March 31st at ECHS. All aspects for this district elementary meet will be discussed, confirmed and finalized at this meeting.

Problem Solving

March 8, 2016

Instructional Strategies for Struggling Students

Two research-based instructional strategies for helping struggling students become more successful will be explored in this session designed for regular/special education high school mathematics teachers.

Participants are asked to bring their Chromebooks. (Northgate High, 4-5 p.m.) No registration required.


March 16, 2016

Milestones End of Grade Pre-Administration Training for Elementary and Middle School Test Coordinators

9:00 am -12:00 pm at Werz-PLC

Provides an overview of the 2016 Milestone End of Grade Assessment and required testing procedures.


March 25, 2016

Speech Language Pathologists

1:30 p.m.


March 30, 2016

Milestones End of Course Pre-Administration Training for High School Test Coordinators

9:00 am -12:00 pm at Werz-PLC

Provides an overview of the 2016 Milestone End of Course Assessment and required testing procedures.

Advanced Opportunities

March 15, 2016

Leadership Academy IV Module 5 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Werz Central Office PLC

The 2015-16 Leadership Academy IV is designed to identify, develop and inspire current administrators and aspiring administrative candidates. Module 5 will focus on Fiscal Management and include school accounting practices, school budgets, POs, and clubs, athletics, PTOs and Booster Clubs. This program is open to current principals, assistant principals and teachers who wish to gain further knowledge of leadership roles and responsibilities. Due to the nature of the program, participation will be limited. To register, use the following link: Leadership Academy Module 5.


March 17, 2016

Building Numeracy: Fractions and Decimals (Grades 3-5)

This professional learning session is designed for grades 3-5 regular/special education/EIP teachers and instructional coaches to help students develop conceptual understanding of fractions and decimals, apply understandings to perform operations with these rational numbers, and determine reasonableness of solutions.

Offered as a webinar, the session will be recorded for future reference. (Webinar, 2:45-3:45 p.m.) Register at http://goo.gl/forms/Y23YhBTXUh by March 16 at 4 p.m. to receive email instructions for joining the webinar.

Goal Setting

Mindset Training

March 23rd, Initial Certification

March 24th Initial and Recertification


Facilities, Operations, Safety Professional Learning

The first Tuesday of every month - Food Service Conference Room - 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

All CCSS operations-based maintenance, school-based maintenance, and ground maintenance personnel will meet to learn about and discuss topics relevant to these areas of responsibility.