April 2016 PD Webinars

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Join us for free online professional development opportunities!

Throughout April, the Educator Effectiveness division at the NC Department of Public Instruction will provide free webinars on a variety of topics. Information about each of the webinars is provided below. Register for your webinars today!

Home Base PD System: Exploring the Marketplace

Tuesday, April 5th 2016 at 3:30-4:30pm

This is an online event.

Target Audience

Local PD trainers who will train new users on the PD System (i.e. Professional Development Coordinators, District Administrators, Lead Classroom Teachers, etc.).


Webinar Description

The purpose of this webinar is to showcase the ability for LEAs to access professional learning from vendors outside the NC Professional Development System.


Registration Link

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8095316355911571457


Contact

Mandy Taylor - mandy.taylor@dpi.nc.gov

Home Base PD System: Let Us Hear from You!

Tuesday, April 12th 2016 at 3:30-4:30pm

This is an online event.

Target Audience

Local PD trainers who will train new users on the PD System (i.e. Professional Development Coordinators, District Administrators, Lead Classroom Teachers, etc.).


Webinar Description

The purpose of this webinar is to showcase upcoming courses from NCDPI and discuss district created courses. How have you implemented your ideas? What obstacles have you faced using the system and, how have you addressed those obstacles? Please contact mandy.taylor@dpi.nc.gov if you would like to share your experiences.


Registration Link

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/453874370100933377


Contact

Mandy Taylor - mandy.taylor@dpi.nc.gov

NCEES Process: Dashboards and Reports

Tuesday, April 19th 2016 at 3-4pm

This is an online event.

Target Audience

New principal, assistant principal, and teacher users and experienced principal, assistant principal, and teacher users who desire a refresher.


Webinar Description

This webinar will provide you with an opportunity to review the process for accessing and creating several types of reports within the online evaluation tool, including Heat Maps, Evaluation Complete Reports, and the reports provided within the online platform. Creating, publishing, scheduling and exporting ad-hoc reports will also be addressed.


Registration Link

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4731280265895099905


Contact

Khalia Spivey - khalia.spivey@dpi.nc.gov

Kimberly Simmons - kimberly.simmons@dpi.nc.gov

NCEES Process: End of Year for Principal Evaluations

Thursday, April 21st 2016 at 9-10am

This is an online event.

Target Audience

New principal, assistant principal users and experienced principal, assistant principal users who desire a refresher.


Webinar Description

Administrators will also explore the steps leading to their end-of-year consolidated performance assessment as well as the steps to the Summary Evaluation Conference. Additionally, how to complete the signatures acknowledging the summary evaluation, how to provide a written response and artifacts, and how to assess and complete next year’s goals will be explored.


Registration Link

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6046065275273389569


Contact

Khalia Spivey - khalia.spivey@dpi.nc.gov

Kimberly Simmons - kimberly.simmons@dpi.nc.gov

Home Base PD System: Office Hours

Tuesday, April 26th 2016 at 3:30-4:30pm

This is an online event.

Target Audience

Local PD trainers who will train new users on the PD System (i.e. Professional Development Coordinators, District Administrators, Lead Classroom Teachers, etc.).


Webinar Description

Online help and discussion sessions

In an effort to improve understanding and implementation, topics are flexible and based on previous webinars. Participants will receive updates and individualized support.


Registration Link

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5619253553555435009


Contact

Mandy Taylor - mandy.taylor@dpi.nc.gov

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