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Director of Professional Development



Summer Professional Development Offerings

Click here for information on sessions offered in July and August of 2015.



Using a Twitter Account for Professional Development

Use Twitter for professional development by following organizations that share lots of great news and insights that apply to your professional development.  Use Twitter as a source for current awareness.  Click here for more information.

Click here for a list of organizations to connect with using your Twitter account.

Information about Recertification

Click here for a document to use when charting your professional development activity.  Click here for an example.


Professional Development Videos & Resources

  • Common Core State Standards VIDEO:  See an introduction to the new Common Core state standards including background on the design process, key features, and major differences
  • Rigor and the Common Core State Standards VIDEO:  The Common Core State Standards are rigorous, but it's what the teacher does in the classroom that will put the standards into action. This video will help you understand how to put the expectations of the standards into actions.
  • Common Core LiveBinder:  This binder provides an organized collection of resources for the ELA Common Core State Standards.
  • Academic Vocabulary VIDEO:  This is a workshop presented by Susan Pimentel, the lead writer on the Common Core English standards.