AA #3000 Illinois Performance Evaluation Retraining: Student Growth

Virtual or In-Person TBD

This is the one required student growth retraining course for teacher and administrator evaluators who are renewing their designations required to evaluate educators. Participants will learn how to: 1. Use assessments and measurement models identified by the joint committee in determining the student growth attributable to individual teachers/principals and understand how different types of assessments […]

$200.00

AA #2000 Principal Evaluation Training for Pre-Qualified Principal Evaluators

Virtual or In-Person TBD

This 2-day course will cover all aspects of principal evaluations, including professional practice and student growth data. AA #2000 requires pre-work to be completed prior to the first day the course meets. Participants must attend both days of the course and complete the required Application for Dissemination for each day to receive credit for AA […]

$400.00

AA #1448 Teacher Evaluator Competency Skill Building for Pre-Qualified Teacher Evaluators (Part 1 of 3)

Virtual or In-Person TBD

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 […]

$200.00

AA #2001 Teacher Evaluator Training

Virtual or In-Person TBD

This two-day academy is designed for individuals who are seeking initial training qualification for teacher evaluation. This academy aligns to the competencies for Part 50, Section 50.420 (a-b).

$400.00

AA #3813 Culturally Responsive School Leadership: Moving from Theory to Practice

Virtual or In-Person TBD

First coined in the early 1990sa "cultural responsiveness" is a phrase that has become part of the educational lexicon but not a part of the fabric of educational practice. Seen as the antidote to the hyper marginalization of students of color and growing achievement disparities that plague our schools few understand what culturally responsive leadership […]

$225.00

AA #1923 Establishing and Enhancing Good School Climate and Culture

Virtual or In-Person TBD

Administrator will learn how to establish and enhance good school climate and culture. The development of stakeholder/leader relationships will be studied. Administrator's roles will be defined and participants will practice and be prepared to implement important strategies. Participants' climate/culture as it relates to academies will be pre and post assessed modeling the improvement they can […]

$210.00

AA #1616 Social Media and Special Education Law

Virtual or In-Person TBD

This course is a detailed review of the laws and regulations relating to use of social media and similar technology in schools, with a specific focus on issues relating to students with disabilities. It includes the implications and use of social media by staff and students during school and personal time, including a review of […]

$210.00

AA #1118 Law as it Relates to Teacher Rights, Liability & Litigation; Understanding Remediation & Dismissal

Virtual or In-Person TBD

This Administrators' Academy course gives essential legal information as it applies to the instructional program, religion in public schools and student rights and shows how these areas articulate with teacher liability. A special component of the academy will be addressing the rights, employment, retention and dismissal of teachers. Time will be devoted to how administrators […]

$210.00

AA #1801 Gathering Evidence During Observations and Conferencing Using the Danielson Model (Revised 2016)

Virtual or In-Person TBD

This course will allow participants to learn effective skills and strategies for using Charlotte Danielson's Frameworks in a summative setting in order to more effectively: 1. Identify evidence at the component/element level during formal and informal observations; 2. Use evidence to effectively rate staff on the levels of performance for each domain; 3. Acquire strategies […]

$200.00

AA #3010 Leading For Equity and Excellence in the School Setting

Virtual or In-Person TBD

This course is designed for administrators and teacher leaders and will provide strategic ways to advance educational equity in their respective districts. The course will address practical considerations when systemically shifting and embedding a focus on equity. Participants will be able to reflect on their professional responsibilities toward the organizational commitment of equity and serving […]

$225.00