2014-2015 Professional Development Classes

These classes will meet for a total of 4 hours, with a 1 hour independent assignment to be completed between each 2 hour session.  You must commit to the full 5 hours of work, in order to receive credit.  Credit will be given in the form of "seat time".  A total of 15 hours of "seat time" equals 1 hour of credit on the salary scale.  Partial credit will not be given. All classes meet on Mondays from 4:30 - 6:30 pm.

Class Descriptions:


In District 108, we have developed a systemic way to collect and analyze data at the district and school level for the purpose of continuous improvement.  What can you learn from all of the data you collect?  Starting with our first round of benchmark data, we will begin looking at the data collected, discuss how to analyze and dig deeper in to the data, and how our data warehousing system (Data108) can make data analysis doable.  Instructor:  Angie Arnold

This class meets on September 8 and October 20.


This course will share how teachers can differentiate in response to learner's needs through the design of respectful tasks, flexible grouping and ongoing assessment and adjustment.  Participants will be asked to participate in discussion, practice and reflection related to differentiation and their own instruction and classrooms.

Instructor:  Traci Peters

This class meets on October 6 and November 3. 

Coming Soon:

Reading Processes and Instructional Strategies

Collaboration:  Special Education and Regular Division Classroom Teachers Working Together for the Benefit of All

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