On Tuesday, August 29 from 8:00 am - 11:00 am, teachers will have the opportunity to collaborate with their grade level peers & content area teams. A schedule of teams, facilitators and locations is attached below .
Instructional specialists, coordinators and department leaders will informally facilitate conversation and planning for the first units of the year. The focus for this time will include:
Navigating the updated 17_18 NPS Portal
Introduction to Assessment Calendar(s)
Elementary Math Planning, Unit 1 Assessment, Unit 1 Curriculum
Elementary Science Planning, Unit 1 Assessment, Unit 1 Curriculum
Middle School Planning, Unit 1 Assessment Draft, Unit 1 Unit Overview
Extended Core Department Meeting and Vertical Planning
EL and Wold Language Professional Development with NFA
Special Education and Related Service Professional Development
In addition, Mike Garber & Stefan Marvin will provide elementary teachers an introduction to Powerschool Power Teacher Pro and document storage for the 17_18 school year. They will follow-up with middle school teachers at another time.
Time is limited, but please bring any materials that will help you engage in planning with your peers. Copies of the assessment calendar (high level view and SBAC IAB view) are attached as well as the PD calendar for the year and room locations for Tuesday.
2017-18 NPS Assessment Calendar
2017-18 NPS PD Schedule
2017-18 School Department Meetings
2017-18 School Department Meetings IAB