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Teacher Skills Forum 2019
Sunday, March 10 • 11:30am - 1:00pm
PLCs that Work: Activating Teacher-Driven, Asset-Based Instructional Change

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Learn how the Supporting Teacher Effectiveness Project (STEP) is shifting traditional PLCs to communities where teachers become researchers of their practice and create a culture of innovation that supports measurable change. Implemented in several districts in the US and supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, learn the approach that creates change based on “bright spots” – uncommon but successful behaviors or strategies that enable better solutions to shared challenges. Through a four-phase continuous improvement process that participants will be able to implement upon returning to their schools, STEP leads educators through each phase in following a natural learning progression towards improvement. It provides a structured yet nimble way to conduct PLCs that attends to the technical and social aspects of improvement, and ultimately helps answer that central question: How do we know when a change is an improvement? In this session, participants will receive an overview of the process as well as concrete tools for launching it in their own schools. This is a two-part session. It is ideal but not necessary for participants to attend both parts.

Speakers
avatar for Jason Stricker - جيسون ستريكر

Jason Stricker - جيسون ستريكر

CEO - المدير التنفيذي, Insight Education Group- مجموعة انسايت للتعليم
districts including DC Public Schools, Baltimore City Schools, Syracuse City School District, and Chicago Public Schools. Mr. Stricker has successfully managed educator effectiveness implementation projects for over 100 clients in 20 states and three countries across the globe to... Read More →


Sunday March 10, 2019 11:30am - 1:00pm
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