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AA3000: Principal/Teacher Evaluator Retraining Academy: Student Growth

Participants will learn how to: Use assessments and measurement models identified by the Joint Committee in determining student growth attributable to individual principals and teachers and understand how different types of assessments are used for measuring growth. Use data from the evaluation rubric, other evidence collected, and best practices relative […]

AA1801: Professional Practice Re-Certification

In this Academy, participants will learn effective skills and strategies for using Charlotte Danielson’s Frameworks in a summative setting in order to more effectively: Identify evidence at the component /element level during formal and informal observations. Use evidence to effectively rate staff on the levels of performance for each domain. […]

AA3729 Through a Different Lens: Understanding & Supporting Students with Mental Health Issues

This workshop emphasizes proposed changes that focus on practices and associated policies that lead to creating a trauma responsive school community. School leaders will learn to identify instructional strategies that encourage emotional regulation and its alignment to academic achievement. Specifically, this workshop will also provide an essential foundation for developing […]

AA2000: Illinois Performance Evaluation – Initial Principal Evaluation Training

AA2000 is designated as the two-day course required for Initial Principal Evaluators (this is not the retraining course for Principal Evaluators). AA2000 will cover all aspects of principal evaluations, including professional practice and student growth data. This AA requires pre-work to be completed prior to the first day the course meets. Participants […]

AA3704: Creating a Trauma Informed School Culture

Within this training, strategies to develop a trauma informed approach at the organizational level will be explored. This training will focus on systems-level changes that school leaders can implement in order to enhance their programming for students with or without a trauma history. Participants will discuss the impact of trauma […]

AA1451: Domains 1 & 4 Professional Practice Re-Certification

Administrators who evaluate teachers must demonstrate a high rate of inter-rater reliability and communicate evaluation outcomes in constructive and supportive ways. Administrators who evaluate teachers must also recognize and control for bias when conducting an evaluation and determining results. School districts in Illinois must provide professional development to administrators to […]

AA2001: Initial Teacher Evaluator Qualification

Participants will learn how to demonstrate a high rate of inter-rater reliability using the required performance evaluation ratings; observe instruction competently in multiple subject areas; communicate evaluation outcomes in constructive and supportive ways; and use data from the evaluation rubric, other evidence collected, and best practices relative to evaluating professional […]

AA1448: Domains 2 & 3 Professional Practice Re-Certification

Administrators who evaluate teachers must demonstrate a high rate of inter-rater reliability and communicate evaluation outcomes in constructive and supportive ways. Administrators who evaluate teachers must also recognize and control for bias when conducting an evaluation and determining results. School districts in Illinois must provide professional development to administrators to […]

Recognizing and Assisting Homeless Students: What Administrators Need to Know (AA-1050)

There are 45,000 – 65,000 homeless children and youth identified in Chicago and the suburbs. Participants of this Administrator Academy will explore the challenges of homeless students to get an education -even enrolling in school- despite strong federal and state laws and policies guaranteeing their enrollment access to school. This […]

AA3704: Creating a Trauma Informed School Culture

Within this training, strategies to develop a trauma informed approach at the organizational level will be explored. This training will focus on systems-level changes that school leaders can implement in order to enhance their programming for students with or without a trauma history. Participants will discuss the impact of trauma […]