PA Leadership: Providing Equitable Access through Analysis

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Session Dates

Friday September 17, 2021 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM - California University
Tuesday November 02, 2021 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM - California University
Tuesday December 14, 2021 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM - California University
Wednesday December 15, 2021 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM - California University

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This event is by invitation only. You must have a registration key in order to register.

In support of the Pennsylvania ESSA Plan and to provide access to a high-quality, well-rounded education, PDE will provide a series of professional development sessions entitled PA Leadership: Providing Equitable Access through Analysis. Leadership teams should consist of the Superintendent, Curriculum Coordinator, and a Principal. The professional development consists of four days during the school year as outlined below. In consideration of the Superintendents, they are asked to participate in Day 1 only.

 

Objectives:

  • Day 1: WHY? (Superintendents, Curriculum Coordinators, Principals) - the importance of analysis as a CCR skill which is assessed on State Accountability tests, SAT, ACT, and consequently within the district’s curriculum
  • Day 2: WHAT? (Curriculum Coordinators, Principals)- the understanding of analysis and the need for instructing analysis
  • Days 3/4: HOW? (Curriculum Coordinators, Principals) - the creation of a local plan of action, examination of instructional resources and curriculum to provide a continuous and coherent plan of teaching and learning

 

Target Audience:

Superintendents, Curriculum Coordinators, Principals


Topics Covered: Other or Non PaTTAN

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Location: Clarion University of PA
Registration: Open
10/19/2021, 11/17/2021, 12/01/2021, 12/02/2021
Location: Mansfield University
Registration: Open
Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this training. Contact: Sharon Kennedy, at 717-901-2265, or "skennedy@pattan.net(Sharon Kennedy email)":mailto:skennedy@pattan.net.

Event Info

Event Type:

Inservices/workshops

Presenters:

Thompson, Simaska, Baum-Leaman

Event Contact:

Registration:

Sharon Kennedy
skennedy@pattan.net
717-901-2265

Contact:

Rebekah Baum-Leaman
rbaumleama@pa.gov
717-783-6538

Additional Info

Registrants must attend as part of a team.  Questions or concerns about the program or team configuration may be sent to rbaumleama@pa.gov or dsimaska@pa.gov.

Pennsylvania’s Plan for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) provides several pathways to success by providing equitable access to a high-quality, well-rounded education for all students.  To help meet the growing demands for analysis of academic texts for college and career readiness, PDE is continuing to offer this requested program. 

Leadership teams should consist of four individuals:
  1. Superintendent/Asst. Supt./Chief School Administrator: attendance required day 1, optional days 2-4

  2. Director of Curriculum/Curriculum Supervisor/Curriculum Coordinator or equivalent (individual responsible for the district’s curriculum): attendance required all 4 days

  3. Principal or equivalent (individual responsible for school’s instructional practices): attendance required all 4 days

  4. Lead ELA educator: attendance required all 4 days

The series will consist of four days during 2021 as outlined below.
Day 1: WHY? The importance of analysis of academic texts (including analytic essay writing) as a College and Career Readiness (CCR) skill, which is assessed on State Accountability tests and consequently within the district’s curriculum

Day 2: WHAT? The understanding of analysis of academic texts (including analytic essay writing) and the need for instructing analysis of academic texts (including analytic essay writing)

Days 3/4: HOW? The creation of a local plan of action, examination of instructional resources and curriculum to provide a continuous and coherent plan of teaching and learning
 
Target Audience:
Superintendents, Assistant Superintendents, Curriculum Coordinators, Principals, Teachers