IE Team Weekly Update

Edition #5 February 1-5

the 411 - Things to Know

  1. UPDATED Schedule change!! The district wide IE PLC scheduled for Feb 23rd 4:00-5:30 has been CHANGED to March 1st 4:00-5:30. Each site's IE team is asked to attend this PLC meeting. Our purpose will be to define instructional excellence and discuss best practices or look for's. Please register in Keep Certified.
  2. The EC-12 Instructional Coaches will meet on February 12th from 1:00-4:00pm. Please complete the Schoology discussion to share and reflect about the time you spent with your Reflective Coaching Partner.
  3. Our book study on Mosaic of Thought has begun, please read this text and complete the study guide by February 15th. If you are requesting compensation, please submit your request via this form no later than February 15th.
  4. Here is the Conferring Planning Template, it has added to the Schoology IE group and each of the grade level groups inside the Coaching Tools folder.
  5. The first Conferring newsletter is ready to go and can be sent to your staff following your staff meeting. Here are the directions for accessing the newsletter, please feel free to customize this newsletter before sending.

Professional Learning Section

Coaching for Excellence

Take a look at this eSchool news article about how the St. Vrain Valley School District uses video coaching to inform and change teaching practices.

EC-12 Comprehensive Balanced Literacy

Enjoy reading Mosaic of Thought!

Instructional Excellence

More and more educators are practicing Design Thinking as a design solutions to some of our most challenging problems in education. The Teachers Guild website offers the opportunity to collaborate with other educators along with a wealth of resources. Take a look at the #reimaginePD you might just find the next great idea for our upcoming professional development day.

Instructional Coaches Team Meeting

Friday, Feb. 12th, 1-4pm

ASC - Eagles Development Center

Monthly meeting for EC-12 Instructional Coaches

Learning about Authentic Reading & Writing

Monday, Feb. 15th, 8am-4pm

ASC - Eagles Development Center


EC-6 instructional coaches are required to attend.

Interventionists and Instructional Leaders are invited to attend.

district wide IE PLC - UPDATED date!!

Tuesday, March 1st, 4-5:30pm

ASC - Eagles Development Center

All site IE teams are asked to attend. The purpose of this meeting will be to define Instructional Excellence and identify best practices/look for's for instruction.