Professional Development Outline - Fort Dodge Community School District - Fort Dodge Iowa

Professional Development Outline

Professional Development 2014-15

 

The purpose of our professional development this year will be to:

  • Improve literacy achievement at all levels
  • Improve our focus on collaborative teams to improve learning through engaged classrooms
  • Implement PBIS K-8.

 

Date

Focus

Location

August 14

PM: (1:00-3:50)  TK-4th grade: Early Literacy Law

(2nd-4th, Title and Special Ed – Training on FAST CBM – state certification)

MS Auditorium

 

August 15

District Directed K-12:

Collaboration through Professional Learning Communities (half day)

 

Secondary: Half Day focused  on building professional development plans

MS Auditorium

August 20, 21

Early release

Building Directed: focus on building professional development plans

Buildings

September 17

Early release

Elementary District Directed: Early literacy

Secondary Building Directed: focus on building professional development plans

Buildings

October 6

Full day

Half Day District directed: 

Collaboration through Professional Learning Communities

Half Day Building Directed: Focus on building plans

MS Auditorium and buildings

October 22

Early release

 

Elementary Building Directed: Focus on building plans

Secondary District Directed: Differentiated by content

All buildings

December 10

Early release

Elementary District Directed: FAST training (locations to be determined)

Secondary District Directed: Differentiated by content

MS, HS

December 22

TSS (1/2 day)

Secondary:  Mid Year Data Checkpoint

Elementary – Certification on FAST data systems

 

January 16

No School

District Directed:  Collaboration through Professional Learning Communities to transform student learning

MS Auditorium

February 4

Early release

Elementary District Directed: Focus on mid-year data

Secondary Building Directed:  Focus on building plans

All buildings

April 22

Early release

 

 

Elementary Building Directed:  Focus on building plans

Secondary Building Directed: Focus on building plans

All Buildings

May 6

Early release

 

Elementary District Directed:  Celebration of Early Literacy

Secondary Building Directed: Focus on building plans

Butler, MS, HS

June 1

TSS (1/2 day)

End of Year Data Review

 

To be announced

 

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