Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Tech & PD Advisory Groups

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During the Spring 2018 semester I'll be organizing a couple of advisory groups to help make sure we're leading our District along the proper paths to support student learning. Both groups are completely voluntary, and will help guide future decision making across the District.
Obviously, membership in these groups is only open to volunteers from within Galesburg CUSD 205. Membership is completely voluntary. Committee Stipends and PD Credits are not available. Thanks for considering!

Technology Advisory Group 

Teachers are invited to participate in a voluntary technology advisory group to help guide the implementation of technology supporting student learning. The group will discuss what appropriate technology integration should and does look like throughout our schools, offer advice on future technology implementation, and help communicate these ideas throughout the District.
     Proposed meeting dates (Tentative, subject to approval and group consensus):
     Feb 14, Mar 08, Apr 05, May 03
     Meetings will be held in Room B-6 at Lincoln Education Center, 4-5pm. Other meetings may be scheduled depending on the group's needs.


Professional Development Advisory Group 

Teachers are invited to participate in a voluntary professional development advisory group to help guide professional learning experiences that support student learning, School Improvement Plans, and the District Improvement Plan. The group will review those plans and advise future professional learning opportunities supporting student needs and increased student achievement.
     Proposed meeting dates (Tentative, subject to approval and group consensus):
     Feb 22, Mar 19, Apr 19, May 17
     Meetings will be held in Room B-6 at Lincoln Education Center, 4-5pm.  Other meetings may be scheduled depending on the group's needs.

Group members will be selected from those who volunteer​, and even representation across grade levels & buildings will be sought. ​Each group will meet 4-6 times per semester. ​Each ​group will be facilitated by Matt Jacobson.​ Committee Stipends and Professional Development Credits are not available​ for these voluntary meetings.​ ​ These are voluntary opportunities​ to share ideas and learn from one another. ​




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