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1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
847-824-8300 https://www.ncisc.org/

August 2020

AA2001 Initial Evaluator Training

August 10 @ 8:00 am - August 11 @ 4:00 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$450.00

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 practice and student growth. In addition, participants will use assessments and measurement models identified by the Joint Committee in determining the student growth attributable to individual teachers and learn how…

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AA1801: Professional Practice Retraining Academy- Gathering Evidence During Observations and Conferencing using the Danielson Model

August 20 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$200.00

AA1801 Professional Practice Retraining Academy- Gathering Evidence During Observations and Conferencing using the Danielson Model This Academy will allow participants to 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. Acquire strategies to support effective collaboration conferencing around formal and informal observations. Learn…

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September 2020

AA2001 Initial Evaluator Training

September 1 @ 8:00 am - September 2 @ 4:00 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$450.00

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 practice and student growth. In addition, participants will use assessments and measurement models identified by the Joint Committee in determining the student growth attributable to individual teachers and learn how…

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Principal Evaluator Professional Practice Retraining (AA-1865)

September 14 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$200.00

This Academy focuses on developing a high rate of inter-rater reliability using the required performance evaluation ratings. Using case studies, participants will collect evidence and use the Illinois Standards for Principal Evaluation to rate principals. They will use data collected from the case studies and compare the data to best practices for evaluating principals and assistant principals. This data will also be analyzed to prepare targeted professional development plans that consider past results, contribute to professional and personal growth, and…

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AA 1865- Principal Practice Retraining Academy

September 14 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$200.00

This Academy focuses on developing a high rate of inter-rater reliability using the required performance evaluation ratings. Using case studies, participants will collect evidence and use the Illinois Standards for Principal Evaluation to rate principals. They will use data collected from the case studies and compare the data to best practices for evaluating principals and assistant principals. This data will also be analyzed to prepare targeted professional development plans that consider past results, contribute to professional and personal growth, and…

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AA3000, 3001, 3002: Teacher & Principal Re-Certification: Student Growth

September 18 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$200.00

AA3000, 3001, 3002: Teacher & Principal Re-Certification: Student Growth   Participants will learn how to:   1. 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. 2. Use data from the evaluation rubric, other evidence collected, and best practices relative to evaluating student growth to link principal/teacher and school-level professional development plans to evaluation results. 3. In…

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AA1782, Superintendents’ Book Club (Book, The Infinite Game, written by Simon Sinek)

September 22 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
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One event on October 27, 2020 at 7:30 am

One event on November 17, 2020 at 7:30 am

North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$200.00

This three-part book study of The Infinite Game, by Simon Sinek, provides an opportunity for participants to discover and discuss various principles and characteristics of effective leadership that can be applied to their own educational setting in order to achieve success.   This is a three-part course that will meet on the following dates: September 22 October 27 November 17 Each session goes from 7:30 - 9:30 am

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October 2020

AA2001: Initial Evaluator Training

October 1 @ 8:00 am - October 2 @ 4:00 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$450.00

AA2001: Initial Evaluator Training 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 practice and student growth. In addition, participants will use assessments and measurement models identified by the joint committee in determining the student growth attributable to individual…

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AA1444: Manage Your Time or Time will Manage You

October 5 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$225.00

If you've ever felt (or been told) that you have a time management problem, award-winning educator PJ Caposey has a revelation to share: You probably don't. Sure, you may struggle to meet deadlines or stay on top of your myriad responsibilities as an educator, but these aren't signs that you cannot manage time—they're symptoms of underlying issues you may never have noticed or thought to address. In Manage Your Time or Time Will Manage You, Caposey identifies eight root causes of…

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AA1782, Superintendents’ Book Club (Book, The Infinite Game, written by Simon Sinek)

October 27 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
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One event on October 27, 2020 at 7:30 am

One event on November 17, 2020 at 7:30 am

North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$200.00

This three-part book study of The Infinite Game, by Simon Sinek, provides an opportunity for participants to discover and discuss various principles and characteristics of effective leadership that can be applied to their own educational setting in order to achieve success.   This is a three-part course that will meet on the following dates: September 22 October 27 November 17 Each session goes from 7:30 - 9:30 am

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November 2020

AA3670 – Leading with Collective Efficacy: How to Empower Your Schools to Thrive

November 2, 2020 @ 8:30 am - March 19, 2021 @ 3:30 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$200.00

Participants will learn how to apply the work of John Hattie's high impact strategies to improve school climate, foster relationships among all staff, increase the focus on learning and how to create a culture of sharing the learning load among staff. This session provides opportunities to implement collective efficacy at your school, which leads to higher levels of satisfaction for both staff and students, as well as higher student achievement. It will focus on concepts that deepen collaborative conversations among staff and…

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AA3000, 3001, 3002: Teacher & Principal Re-Certification-Student Growth

November 5 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$200.00

AA3000, 3001, 3002: Teacher & Principal Re-Certification-Student Growth Participants will learn how to:   1. 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. 2. Use data from the evaluation rubric, other evidence collected, and best practices relative to evaluating student growth to link principal/teacher and school-level professional development plans to evaluation results. 3. In collaboration with…

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AA3010: Leading for Equity & Excellence

November 6 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$225.00

This Administrator Academy will address practical considerations when systematically embedding a focus on equity within your district and across your schools. Participants will be asked to reflect upon any unintentional biases currently in place within our society, selves, and the various learning environments that educators navigate. Participants will also reflect on their professional responsibilities toward an organizational commitment of equity and serving all students, especially marginalized populations.

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AA1448: Domains 2&3 Professional Practice Re-Certification

November 12 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$200.00

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. This course requires participants to view teaching, record data according to the Professional Practice rubric, and participate in mock evaluation conferences as an evaluator, teacher, or observer.

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AA1782, Superintendents’ Book Club (Book, The Infinite Game, written by Simon Sinek)

November 17 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 27, 2020 at 7:30 am

One event on November 17, 2020 at 7:30 am

North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$200.00

This three-part book study of The Infinite Game, by Simon Sinek, provides an opportunity for participants to discover and discuss various principles and characteristics of effective leadership that can be applied to their own educational setting in order to achieve success.   This is a three-part course that will meet on the following dates: September 22 October 27 November 17 Each session goes from 7:30 - 9:30 am

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December 2020

AA 1541 Proactively Dealing with Difficult Conversations, Bringing out the best in People at their Worst 

December 4 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$200.00

Through the introduction of the DISC Behavioral Styles, individuals will be able to identify how they respond in stressful situations and how to predict the behavior of others. In addition, participants will learn how to develop action plans to diffuse conflicts and to restore damaged relationships. Upon completion of this course, administrators will be able to proactively train their staff to manage difficult conversations and use peer support systems to effectively integrate and sustain the strategies they have learned.

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AA3640: Compassion Fatigue and Burnout-Is Your Staff at Risk?

December 9 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$225.00

This course is designed to support school leaders in understanding the effects of burnout and compassion fatigue that their staff may encounter as the first responders to student trauma. Participants will be provided resources and strategies that can be used as interventions and/or preventative measures to implement with their staff. At the end of the academy, participants will walk away with strategies and tools to implement in their schools to reduce or prevent burnout and compassion fatigue. It is encouraged…

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AA2001: Initial Evaluator Training

December 10 @ 8:00 am - December 11 @ 4:00 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$450.00

AA2001: Initial Evaluator Training   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 practice and student growth. In addition, participants will use assessments and measurement models identified by the joint committee in determining the student growth attributable to…

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AA1795: Leading the Education for English Learners

December 14 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$225.00

  This Academy provides administrators the theoretical and practical foundation they need to provide exemplary leadership in the education of English Learners (now referred to as Multilingual Learners). Participants will learn and be able to apply the research and the legal parameters related to second language acquisition, academic language development, literacy development for simultaneous/sequential emergent bilinguals, effective instructional strategies aligned to state standards, and number program models. Reflection and evaluation of past/current decisions will lead to the creation of an…

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January 2021

AA1801: Professional Practice Retraining Academy- Gathering Evidence During Observations and Conferencing using the Danielson Model

January 22, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$200.00

AA1801 Professional Practice Retraining Academy- Gathering Evidence During Observations and Conferencing using the Danielson Model This Academy will allow participants to 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. Acquire strategies to support effective collaboration conferencing around formal and informal observations.

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February 2021

AA3000, 3001, 3002: Teacher & Principal Re-Certification-Student Growth

February 1, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$200.00

AA3000, 3001, 3002: Teacher & Principal Re-Certification-Student Growth   Participants will learn how to:   1. 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. 2. Use data from the evaluation rubric, other evidence collected, and best practices relative to evaluating student growth to link principal/teacher and school-level professional development plans to evaluation results. 3. In collaboration…

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AA2001: Initial Evaluator Training

February 4, 2021 @ 8:00 am - February 5, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$450.00

AA2001: Initial Evaluator Training  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 practice and student growth. In addition, participants will use assessments and measurement models identified by the joint committee in determining the student growth attributable to individual…

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March 2021

AA1451 Domains 1 & 4 -Competency Skill Building for Pre-Qualified Teacher Evaluators

March 19, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$200.00

AA1451 Domains 1 & 4 Competency Skill Building for Pre-Qualified Teacher Evaluators 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 strengthen these skills on a sustained basis. This course requires participants to pre-conference, record data according to the…

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April 2021

AA3640: Compassion Fatigue and Burnout: Is Your Staff at Risk?

April 5, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
+ Google Map
$225.00

This course is designed to support school leaders in understanding the effects of burnout and compassion fatigue that their staff may encounter as the first responders to student trauma. Participants will be provided resources and strategies that can be used as interventions and/or preventative measures to implement with their staff. At the end of the academy, participants will walk away with strategies and tools to implement in their schools to reduce or prevent burnout and compassion fatigue. It is encouraged…

Find out more »

AA1444: Manage Your Time or Time Will Manage You

April 12, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$225.00

If you've ever felt (or been told) that you have a time management problem, award-winning educator PJ Caposey has a revelation to share: You probably don't. Sure, you may struggle to meet deadlines or stay on top of your myriad responsibilities as an educator, but these aren't signs that you cannot manage time—they're symptoms of underlying issues you may never have noticed or thought to address. In Manage Your Time or Time Will Manage You, Caposey identifies eight root causes of…

Find out more »

AA2001: Initial Evaluator Training

April 15, 2021 @ 8:00 am - April 16, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$450.00

AA2001: Initial Evaluator Training  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 practice and student growth. In addition, participants will use assessments and measurement models identified by the joint committee in determining the student growth attributable to individual…

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AA 1865- Principal Practice Retraining Academy

April 20, 2021 @ 8:30 am - February 20, 2022 @ 3:30 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$200.00

This Academy focuses on developing a high rate of inter-rater reliability using the required performance evaluation ratings. Using case studies, participants will collect evidence and use the Illinois Standards for Principal Evaluation to rate principals. They will use data collected from the case studies and compare the data to best practices for evaluating principals and assistant principals. This data will also be analyzed to prepare targeted professional development plans that consider past results, contribute to professional and personal growth, and…

Find out more »

AA3000, 3001, 3002: Teacher & Principal Re-Certification-Student Growth

April 30, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$200.00

AA3000, 3001, 3002: Teacher & Principal Re-Certification-Student Growth Participants will learn how to: 1. 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. 2. Use data from the evaluation rubric, other evidence collected, and best practices relative to evaluating student growth to link principal/teacher and school-level professional development plans to evaluation results. 3. In collaboration with principal/teachers,…

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May 2021

AA1448: Professional Practice Retraining – Focus on Danielson’s Domains 2 and 3

May 14, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$200.00

AA1448: Professional Practice Retraining - Focus on Danielson's Domains 2 and 3 Administrators who evaluate teachers must demonstrate a high rate of inter-rater reliability and communicate evaluation outcomes in constructive and supportive ways. This course requires participants to view teaching, record data according to the Professional Practice rubric, and participate in mock evaluation conferences as an evaluator, teacher, or observer.

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June 2021

AA3000, 3001, 3002: Teacher & Principal Re-Certification-Student Growth

June 7, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$200.00

AA3000, 3001, 3002: Teacher & Principal Re-Certification-Student Growth Participants will learn how to: 1. 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. 2. Use data from the evaluation rubric, other evidence collected, and best practices relative to evaluating student growth to link principal/teacher and school-level professional development plans to evaluation results. 3. In collaboration with principal/teachers,…

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AA2001: Initial Evaluator Training

June 9, 2021 @ 8:00 am - June 10, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$450.00

AA2001: Initial Evaluator Training 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 practice and student growth. In addition, participants will use assessments and measurement models identified by the joint committee in determining the student growth attributable to individual…

Find out more »

AA3670 – Leading with Collective Efficacy: How to Empower Your Schools to Thrive

June 15, 2021 @ 8:30 am - June 15, 2022 @ 3:30 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$200.00

Participants will learn how to apply the work of John Hattie's high impact strategies to improve school climate, foster relationships among all staff, increase the focus on learning and how to create a culture of sharing the learning load among staff. This session provides opportunities to implement collective efficacy at your school, which leads to higher levels of satisfaction for both staff and students, as well as higher student achievement. It will focus on concepts that deepen collaborative conversations among staff and…

Find out more »

AA1865: Principal Practice Retraining Academy

June 17, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
North Cook Immediate Service Center, 1001 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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$225.00

This Academy focuses on developing a high rate of inter-rater reliability using the required performance evaluation ratings. Using case studies, participants will collect evidence and use the Illinois Standards for Principal Evaluation to rate principals. They will use data collected from the case studies and compare the data to best practices for evaluating principals and assistant principals. This data will also be analyzed to prepare targeted professional development plans that consider past results, contribute to professional and personal growth, and…

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