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VCU learning opportunities for 2016-17

Professional Learning Opportunities for 2016-17

VCU Center for Teacher Leadership
3600 W Broad Street, Suite 300, Richmond, VA

New Teacher Center Professional Learning Series at the VCU Center for Teacher Leadership: 2016 - 2017

Year 1: Mentoring for Effective Instruction
  • Instructional Mentoring: August 15 - 16, 2016
  • Observing and Conferencing: October 4 - 5, 2016
  • Designing Effective Instruction: November 9 - 10, 2016
  • Using Data to Inform Instruction: January 10 - 11, 2017
Year 2: Reaching All Learners
  • Creating Conditions for Equitable Instruction:
    August 18 - 19, 2016

Leadership for Technology, EDLF 7813

August 23rd - December 6th
Tuesdays from 6:30pm – 9:00pm

UVA Leadership Online Classes

Lost in Translation: Unlocking the Language of Goal Setting

Understand and use the Virginia Continuum of Teacher Development to promote teacher instructional growth and student achievement gains
  • Thursday, September 22, 2016, 8:30am - 12:00 noon
    Hot breakfast at 8:30am with the workshop.
VIRGINIA CONTINUUM OF TEACHER DEVELOPMENT(*)
(* Sample of Continuum for Virginia Standards for the Professional Practice of Teachers)
HRVA Edcamp 2016

HRVA Edcamp 2016

September 17,2016
8 AM to 3:30 PM




Location: Regent University - Virginia Beach, VA
Online Registration will open August 1, 2016
Regent University Martinson Center for Mathematics & Science

2016-2017 Instructional Leadership Series:
Learn-Lead-Impact

September 24, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Lunch Included)

Location: Founders Inn, Virginia Beach, VA

2016 Annual Conference

December 3 – 7, 2016

Vancouver Convention Centre
1055 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3, Canada

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ESSA Includes Improved Definition of Professional Development
From Stephanie Hirsh - Director of Learning Forward

Stephanie Hirsh - Director of LFEarlier this week, the House of Representatives passed the Every Student Succeeds Act by a 359-64 vote. While there is much to explore and discuss in the bill, Learning Forward's advocacy efforts related to the reauthorization of ESEA have concentrated solely on professional development. Read more...
ESSA News & Views
Understanding ESSAESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) is the new federal law signed this past December and replaces NCLB. And though the debate over standards and assessments will continue, now these discussions will be held and decided at the state level as the new law is implemented across the country. On this new site you will find the latest updates on the status of ESSA implementation and commentary from the state, federal, and stakeholder levels. This resource tool will act as a news aggregator in the coming months to inform and strengthen our knowledge on the issue. Please click here to access information and resources.
A Learning Community for School Leaders
ELP Day 2
Learning Forward Virginia recently launched its Executive Leadership Program, with over 20 participants. This 30-hour yearlong leadership program is offered in a blended, collaborative format. Participants acquire skills, practices, strategies, and resources to develop their expertise as agents of change, create cultures of continuous improvement, build collective responsibility, and provide individual and team support for acquiring and implementing new practices. Read more...
Standards for Professional Learning...The More You Know
Know Standards
Thank you to our 2015 Conference Sponsors!
Apple Federal Credit Union Education Foundation

F2F 2016 - 17 Meetings:

Wednesday, Sept 21, 2016 @ 9:30 am
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 @ 9:30 am
Technical Assistance Calls
First Fridays of the Month
from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.


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November 4, 2016
December 2, 2016
January 6, 2017
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