The Academy focuses on a high rate of interrater reliability using the required performance evaluation ratings. Using case studies, the participants will collect evidence and use the Illinois Standards for Principal Evaluation to rate the principals. Participants will use data collected from the case studies and compare the data to […]
This is one of the teacher evaluator practice academies that need to be taken for retraining of teacher evaluators. This academy will allow participants to learn effective skills and strategies for using the Charlotte Danielson’s Frameworks in a summative setting in order to more effectively; 1. Identify evidence at the […]
This 2-day course will provide participants with the knowledge to identify and disseminate minimum state requirements, facilitate a common language and dialogue around performance and it impact on school improvement, and encourage collaboration, learning, and alignment among stakeholders.
Adolescents’ body dissatisfaction has reached critical levels in today’s “Kardashian Culture.” The uptick in students’ visual social media — especially Instagram and Snapchat — has created an environment where 75% of female and 50% of male adolescents spend too much time worrying about how their bodies appear to others. Body […]
In this interactive course, we will examine the characteristics of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), analyze a school district’s child find and evaluation obligations, and study the requirements for eligibility and a Free Appropriate Public Education under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Section […]
STUDENT GROWTH ACADEMY – Required for both Teacher and Principal Evaluators. The is the REQUIRED student growth RETRAINING course for principal and teacher evaluators who are renewing their designations required to evaluate staff. Evaluators will be required to participate in a pre-session webinar that will review Part 50 Administrative Rules […]
Digital Threat Assessment was developed through the need to keep pace with the ever-evolving technology challenges that face our students currently. These challenges have entered the education domain with force and have overwhelmed school district staff throughout the world. The goal is to give attendees a stronger understanding of the […]
Closed session scheduled by IPA.
2 Day Training on 3/25/2019 and 3/26/2019 from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm All new teacher evaluators in Illinois will need to pass an ISBE-approved AA on the topic of Initial Teacher Evaluation training. This training replaces the existing initial teacher evaluation training provided through Growth Through Learning CEC & […]