Join educators from across the state to discuss relevant topics vital to school success through the Professional Learning Community (PLC) model. Select from four topics and two locations to find the professional engagement opportunity that best aligns with your school’s priorities. The PLC models will be facilitated in a way that allows for opportunities for creating a strategy, implementing strategy and reflecting on the impact of the strategy.
Recruitment and Retention of Quality Talent
With challenges such as teacher shortages and high turnover rates, members of this PLC will brainstorm strategies to attract teachers to the profession as well as to your building through clear and concise value propositions. Further, this PLC will dive deep into the topic of professionalism with the goal of creating strategies to empower and support educators, teachers, and leaders, as the professionals they are.
Trauma and Stress in Students
This PLC will address the challenges we all know exist in working in schools serving at-risk students, both urban and rural, but more specifically, exploring solutions in how to best work with students exposed to trauma and stress.
Creating Dynamic Classrooms of Learners at All Levels
This PLC will focus on classroom leadership strategies that embrace data, leverage each student’s strengths, provide an opportunity for each student to be a mentor in their own way and create a classroom culture dynamic built on mutual respect and relationships.
Utilizing Evaluation Data to Support your Teachers
Participants in this PLC will evaluate and discuss strategies to utilize educator evaluation data and information to be used as a mentoring tool for staff. This PLC will focus on how best to support teachers in your building to achieve their highest potential.