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Saturday, September 23 • 8:30-3:00  HSU Behavior and Social Science Building, Room 166

8:00     Arrival and informal networking (Coffee, tea, and light refreshments available)

8:30     Introduction to the day, announcements, RCPLI benefits and expectations for through December

8:45     Taking a closer look at the mathematical practices (Ryan Keller, HCOE)

10:00   Break

10:15   Breakout Session #1    Choose one of five exploratory sessions.

11:10   Breakout Session #2    Choose another of the five exploratory sessions (listed above)

12:10   Lunch

1:00   Curriculum Discussion/ Administrator Discussion

Rooms will be reserved for teachers using the same (or similar) curriculum to discuss best strategies for supporting student learning with their curriculum.  Administrators will also meet to discuss their role as a curricular leader at their school sites.

2:00     Team Planning

3:00     End

August 18, 2017 • 8:30-3:00 HSU Behavior and Social Science Building, Room 166 

8:00     Arrival and informal networking (Coffee, tea, and light refreshments available)

8:30     Quantitative Reasoning:  Experiencing the mathematical practices as adult learners

9:00     Observation Protocol for visiting other teachers and other schools:  Introducing and practicing an observation protocol that focuses on student learning and engagement, and promotes productive professional development for both the observer and the observed.

Dina’s Resources:

10:00   Break

10:15   Observation protocol, continued

11:15   What’s Working Panel:  Three teachers and three principals will discuss promising practices that they are using to foster improved math learning in their schools.

Stall Street Journals from Lara Hirt

12:15   Lunch in Grade-level groups

1:00     Journey Maps (A leadership tool based on active listening) and the PD Wheel (a template for planning effective professional interactions with your staff)

2:00     Team Planning:  Mapping out Fall 2017 activities

3:00     Closing

March 17th-18th, 2017 • 8:30-3:00 at Humboldt State University — Great Room


8:30 Light Breakfast; Coffee

9:00 Individual and Team Reflection

10:00 Grade-level/Administrator Meetings

  • How does the curriculum support what we are trying to do?
  • What kind of opportunities are provided by curriculum?
  • Reporting Out

12:00 Lunch

12:45 Math Integration Nirvana (Pick two of three sessions)

  • Beth Eschenbach: Novel Engineering (K-5)
    • Beth’s Presentation
    • Please find the Engineering Is Elementary curriculum your site borrowed a year ago, so we can perform another exchange.
    • Please  bring some (1-3) of your favorite books where the characters have a problem that needs to be solved.
  • Brad Ballinger: Resources
  • Colby Smart: Using the IPAD to gather evidence of student learning

2:45 Closing


Dina’s resources:

9:00 The 4 A’s

  • Professional Reading
  • Physical Activity and Nutrition

10:30 Review of Tuning (teachers)

  • Protocol Lessons

11:00 1st Tuning Protocol

12:00 Lunch

12:45 2nd Tuning Protocol

1:45 Team Planning

  • Plan for the Tuning Protocol in Spring and Fall
  • Teacher-to-teacher visits
  • PD days before the next school year

3:00 Closing – END

Saturday February 11th, 2017 • 8:30-3:00 at Humboldt State University — Great Room

Saturday September 24th 8:30-3:30 at HSU (BSS 166)

Agenda (DOWNLOAD):

9 AM Morning session (BSS 166)

12 PM Lunch (BSS Lobby and outdoor area)

New Participants – pick up IPADS.

12:40 PM Break-out sessions (Room assignments TBA)

  • Session 1:  Grade-level groups and Administrator group.
    • Share experiences from the first few weeks of school, especially examples of rigor and strategies for engagement.
  • Session 2:  School Team Meeting
    • Discuss/refine your plan and its implementation.  Refine your SMART goals.

2:30 PM Resources and Reflection (BSS 166)

  • Characterizing Student Engagement through Observations (Jack)
  • Preview of October and January meetings (Chris, Dale, Dina)

3:00 PM End

Monday – August 15  8:30am-3:30pm (Downloadable Schedule)

Humboldt County Office of Education Sequoia Conference Center

  • 2:00 VISION: Discussion on Access and Engagement (UDL with Mary Dingle)
  • 2:15 Break
  • 2:25 VISION and PLAN: Conditions of Learning and Strength Based Feedback (Learner/Teacher/Coaching Lens with Dina)
  • 3:20 What worked?  What would you change? (Dina and Dale)
  • 3:30 END

Tuesday – August 16  8:30am-3:30pm (Downloadable Schedule)

March 11th, 2016

March 10th, 2016