Coweta's Professional Learning

Empowering Students for Success in School and Life

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Happy New Year!

As second semester begins, now is a perfect time to reflect on your professional learning goal established in the Teacher/Leader Keys platform. Revisit your personal learning goal and assess your level of growth. Make plans to continue to learn and grow as a professional this semester.
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High Impact Teaching Strategies (HITS)

The links below are resources of instructional strategies that have proven to impact student learning. Included is a guide of ten high impact strategies with explanations of each strategy. The guide was created by researchers based on findings of reliable practices in schools across the world (with a focus on Australia) that impact student learning. You will notice similarities in the strategies listed below with John Hattie's Visible Learning Strategies.
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Quick videos of instructional tips to try

Take a look at these simple instructional ideas. Although the video with highlight a specific level of learner, the strategy can be applied to any level (elementary, middle or high) and any content area. Enjoy!
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January 16, 2020

A team of Coweta County teachers and leaders will conduct a program effectiveness evaluation visit at Madras Middle School. Participants will observe classrooms and review trend data to measure the school's program effectiveness on student achievement to identify school strengths and opportunities for growth.


January 29, 2020

A team of Coweta County teachers and leaders will conduct a program effectiveness evaluation visit at Poplar Road Elementary School. Participants will observe classrooms and review trend data to measure the school's program effectiveness on student achievement to identify school strengths and opportunities for growth.

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January 2, 2020 – 8:00am - 3:00pm - Werz Central Office – SD2

Fine Arts Professional Learning Opportunity - This session will include strategies and tips to incorporate technology and digital tools for classroom instruction and teacher tools for greater efficiency and effectiveness.


January 2, 2020 – 9 - 12:00am - Werz Central Office – PLC

Special Education SCERTS Training


January 2, 2020 – 11:00am - 4:00pm - Werz Central Office – SD1

BBquip FBA Behavior


January 3, 2020 - 8 - 3:00pm - Werz Central Office – SD1

School Psychologist Meeting


January 8, 2020 - 8:30am - 4:30pm - Werz Central Office – SD2

Mindset Training


January 9, 2020 – 8:30am - 9:30am - Werz Central Office – PLC

Elementary Curriculum Assistant Principals


January 9, 2020 –10:30am - 12:00pm - Werz Central Office – PLC

Middle and High School Curriculum Assistant Principals


January 9, 2020 – 2:00pm - Werz Central Office – SD1

New Special Education Teachers


January 10, 2020 – 9:00am - 11:00am - Werz Central Office – PLC

Lead Counselor Meeting


January 10, 2020 – 2:00pm - Werz Central Office – SD1

Speech Meeting


January 14, 2020 – 8:30am - 3:00pm - Werz Central Office – SD1

GCEE Workshop


January 14, 2020 – 8:30am - 3:30pm - Werz Central Office – CCR

World Language


January 14, 2020 – 3:30pm - Werz Central Office – SD2

PBIS Coaches Meeting


January 15, 2020 – 8:00am - 4:00pm - Werz Central Office – PLC, SD1 & SD2

Administrators Winter Workshop - This session is designed for principals for second semester professional learning for school improvement.


January 16, 2020 – 8:00am - 4:00pm - Werz Central Office – SD2

IEP/Special Ed Training


January 16, 2020 – 8:30am - 12:00pm - Werz Central Office – CCR

Equitable Services


January 16, 2020 - 11:30am - 2:00pm - Werz Central Office – SD1

School Psychologist Training


January 21, 2020 – 8:30am - 2:30pm - Werz Central Office – SD1

World Language


January 21, 20202 – 2:00pm - Werz Central Office – PLC

ISC Meeting


January 22, 2020 - 10:00am - Werz Central Office – SD2

CIS and CCSS Mentoring Training


January 28, 2020 – 3:00pm - Werz Central Office – SD2

Pre-K Teacher and TA Meeting


January 29, 2020 – 8:00am - 12:00pm - Werz Central Office – PLC

Sub Workshop