For Principals

stack of books 2Professional Development is available for your teachers.  If your staff members have a specific need, please contact Curriculum and Staff Development to have instruction and activities created for your school.

Currently, the following classes are available to be taught on site:

  • NEW CLASS! De-Mystifying Masteryconnect for the Everyday English Teacher. Are your teachers frustrated by Masteryconnect?  Do they think it won’t work for them and their Language Arts classroom?  Been there.  Done that. Have them learn from two master secondary teachers who have been in the trenches and dug through the mire to figure out how to successfully use Masteryconnect and enjoy it!  Two sections available.  June 6, 8:00-4:00 and June 13, 8:00-4:00, ASB 113.  $25, .5 lane change credit.  JPLS #101045
  • NEW CLASS!  Depth of Knowledge: Making your Students Smarter than a Fifth Grader. In the Real World, your students may not need to know what animal is on the Great Seal of the United States, but they may need to know why that animal is significant and what it stands for.  That’s where Depth of Knowledge comes in! Two sections available.  Wednesday, June 15, 8:30 -11:30, and Tuesday, June 21, 8:30-11:30.  JPLS #101046  Free, 3 hours relicensure credit.
  • Differentiation for Student Success – Five one-hour sessions focusing on UETS Standard 2 – Curriculum Differentiation.  Sessions will be taught 2-5 weeks apart to give teachers a chance to implement what they have learned.  Follow-up sessions are also available.

Available online:

 PLCs and your department – Making the most of your PLCs,  created for Department Chairs and other teacher leaders.  Teachers can earn re-licensure and lane change credits.  JPLS #100997

Extended Learning for Kids Who Get Ita one-hour Canvas course with ideas and resources for lesson enrichment, meaningful RTI activities and DOK 4 projects for students who have already mastered the standards. Register on JPLS for course #101017, Online Secondary ELA Extending Learning for Kids Who Get It

Coming soon:

  • Making the most of the block – a half-day training  – or an online course.