Through the Tailor-Made Platinum package,
districts will focus on growing as educational entities by cultivating a healthy school culture and improving student learning with priority scheduling. Districts will experience a systemic approach to moving beyond the ordinary that includes lesson planning networks and a customized professional development plan that meets the goals and needs of the district. Additionally, this package provides opportunities to grow teacher leaders in the STEM disciplines. Professional development focusing on Leadership, Curriculum & Assessment, and Instructional Planning and Delivery is highlighted below for districts/campuses to pursue a customized plan to meet identified academic learning needs.
Districts/campuses electing the Tailor-Made Platinum plan must meet the deadline of May 1, 2018, in order for appropriate preparations to be made.
This package includes
the Results-Driven Leadership & Instruction (RDLI) Professional Development Support and the Online Learning Support for Administrators and Teachers - escU from page 8-9 and the Lesson Planning Networks from page 6, as well as the following supports.
Building Exceptional Schools
This series is designed to guide schools in establishing detailed systems, incorporating targeted strategies, and implementing practices that meet the needs of all students. This 9-part training series will cultivate the culture necessary to further your schools’ progress towards becoming EXCEPTIONAL. Each segment will build upon the previous and commitment to all sessions is encouraged.
STEM Collaborative for Teacher Leaders
The goal of the Region 18 STEM Collaborative for Teacher Leaders is improve teaching and learning in the STEM fields by providing teachers practical, research-based ideas and activities they can implement in their classrooms. Through this program, five selected teachers from the district can participate in over 300 hours of fee-waived professional development in the areas of science, technology integration, engineering, mathematics, and computer science. These professional development experiences will focus on growing teacher leaders, enhancing content knowledge, and developing instructional practice.
SLO Summer Institute for District Administrators
Learn how to successfully implement SLOs in your district. TxCEE has helped more than 40 Texas districts implement SLOs. Your team will walk through a readiness assessment to determine needs prior to implementation and leave with a step-by-step SLO Guidebook that includes a scoring process, SLO template, and approval rubric.
Tailor-Made PD Plans for Excellence
* 10 On-Site Consultant Days
Tailor-made on-site professional development support will be designed based on the needs and goals of the district. The following is an illustrative (but not inclusive) list of topics that could be developed for on-site customized support.
Fees for Tailor-Made Platinum will be determined for each district individually for 2018-2019 based on number of campuses and/or number of teachers in the district. Districts will be provided the fee when registration opens in Programs and Services.