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Building Effective Principal Supervisory Systems

Organization: American Association of School Administrators (AASA)
Date: February 5, 2015
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar.
Description: Principal Supervisors play an important role in supporting principals in their work. With more emphasis being placed on instructional leadership and accountability for results, districts are rethinking the principal supervisor position and developing systems that will positively impact the work of supervisors and principals and improve student achievement. Learn more

Designing Smart Education Networks: IT Infrastructure that Supports Digital Learning

Organization: Consortium for School Networking
Date: February 15, 2015
Time: 1:00-2:00 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar.
Description: Advances in technology make it possible for students to experience personalized learning anytime and anywhere. But this can only take place if our school systems have well designed networks that support the increasing demands of student devices and 24/7/365 access and that remain current in the face of rapidly evolving technologies. How do we design education networks that are robust and support personalized learning anytime and anywhere? How do districts ensure that the goals of the network correspond to the goals of student learning? Learn about the newest technological advances and next-level, vendor-neutral resources for building network architectures that can handle and evolve with new demands in education settings. Learn More

Literacy for the Science Classroom: Think, Read, Talk, and Write Like a Scientist

Organization: Schools Moving Up
Date: February 25, 2015
Time: 6:30-8:00 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar.
Description: In this webinar, we present essential features of the science practices outlined in the Next Generation Science Standards that offer opportunities for students to develop disciplinary literacy. We will explore how reading, writing, listening, and speaking are used in the science discipline to develop knowledge of scientific ideas as well as the ways in which scientists develop that knowledge. Particular emphasis will be given to the NGSS practices of "Constructing Explanations" and "Engaging in Argument form Evidence" and how the Common Core State Standards ELA/Literacy in Science support or contrast these practices. Learn more

ASCD: English Language Arts Virtual Learning Network

Organization: ASCD
Date: March 9, 2015
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar
Description: The ASCD Virtual Learning Network provides ongoing virtual professional development training for educators to assist them with curriculum, assessment, and instruction in their content area that align with Common Core State Standards. This session focuses on English language arts. Learn more

ASCD: VLN Social Studies

Organization: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Date: March 10, 2015
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar.
Description: The ASCD Virtual Learning Network provides ongoing virtual professional development training for educators to assist them with curriculum, assessment, and instruction in their content area that align with Common Core State Standards. This session focuses on social studies. Learn more

ASCD: VLN Science

Organization: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Date: March 11, 2015
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar.
Description: The ASCD Virtual Learning Network provides ongoing virtual professional development training for educators to assist them with curriculum, assessment, and instruction in their content area that align with Common Core State Standards. This session focuses on science. Learn more

ASCD: VLN Mathematics

Organization: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Date: March 12, 2015
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar.
Description: The ASCD Virtual Learning Network provides ongoing virtual professional development training for educators to assist them with curriculum, assessment, and instruction in their content area that align with Common Core State Standards. This session focuses on mathematics. Learn more

Where’s the Proof? How Schools Can Use Their Own Research and Data to Evaluate What Matters Most

Organization: Magnet Schools of America
Date: May 12, 2015
Time: 1:00-2:00 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar.
Description: Schools will be encouraged to consider how their various stakeholders define their school’s “success” and how school-led research efforts may lead to a wide variety of benefits including: Informing policy decisions with data and evidence of success; Providing a lens for understand different stakeholders perspectives and beliefs; Better understanding of resource allocation as well as evolving teaching and learning practices within a school; Demonstrating “proof” that school investments are "paying off”; and Developing a school culture of reflective practice and data-informed decision making. Learn More

Part 2: Professional Development Redesign – Lessons From The Field

Organization: American Association of School Administrators (AASA)
Date: May 13, 2015
Time: 2:00-3:00 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar.
Description: Learn how trailblazing, Innovative Professional Development (iPD) districts are redesigning their professional development systems to empower educators and increase student achievement. District leaders share their redesign strategies, best practices and lessons learned. Participants learn how the iPD districts are: Rethinking teacher time and providing more time for teacher collaboration, Implementing supportive policies and optimizing resources to increase PD effectiveness, Creating personalized learning systems for teachers, providing more PD options, delivery methods and opportunities for career pathways, Supporting teachers in meeting the instructional shifts demanded by the Common Core State Standards. Learn More