Literacy Professional Development
Opportunities for Learning and CEU's 2015-16
New Licensure Requirements
All K-8 Teachers: 3 Literacy CEU's, 3 Academic CEU's
All 9-12 Teachers: 3 Academic CEU's
K-12 Student Support Personnel: 3 Academic CEU's
School Based Principals/APs/Curriculum Coordinators: 3 School Admin CEU's
Below are some opportunities you might not know about. For any PD outside of the KCS system, you will need to submit a certificate of completion and a paper evaluation for the course to Sherry Walter at Central Office. If it less than 10 contact hours (1.0 CEU), you will need to use a PD log to record the individual workshops/modules and submit an evaluation when they total 10 hours.
Literacy PD Opportunities
Online Professional Development Modules from NCDPI
The Reading and Writing Connection (1.0 CEU)
Literacy Strategies in the Math Classroom (1.0 CEU)
Preparation for Foundation of Reading Licensure Exam (1.0 CEU)
Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects: Part I (0.3 CEU)
Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects: Part II (1.0 CEU)
The WIDA English Language Development Standards (2.0 CEU)
KCS Professional Development Opportunities
Individual schools may be offering school-level professional development sessions focused on literacy. Check with your building level coach and administrators, and check the online PD system to see what might be available.
In addition, our Early Release Day Professional Development includes .5 literacy credit this year. Be sure to register and complete the evaluation at the end of the year.
KCS is considering scheduling Literacy PD on optional workdays or Saturdays. Please click here to let us know what topics you would be interested in learning more about and what days you would prefer.
Greater Cabarrus Reading Association Events
The GCRA Spring Conference will be held on Saturday, April 16th at Cannon School.
Questions about GCRA? Contact Sara Newell at Kannapolis Middle School: firstname.lastname@example.org