$450 – $900

Professional Development That Changes Practice | Oakland, CA

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Preservation Park Way

Preservation Park Way

Oakland, CA 94612

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Two day workshop on how our PD can result in a change in teacher practice and student outcomes while meeting participant needs.

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Professional Development That Changes Practice

Duration: Two days

Who Should Attend: This workshop is ideal for anyone involved in planning, facilitating, and/or evaluating professional development – including coaches, site or district administrators, teacher leaders, department heads, and more.

Prerequisites: None.

Description: The Professional Development That Changes Practice workshop is interactive, practical and models the kind of learning experiences that can change professional practice and ultimately, outcomes for students. We’ll explore strategic planning, assessment and evaluation of professional development, creating learning experiences for adults, fostering trusting cultures, and becoming a learning organization.

OUTCOMES:

  • Understand how to create and maintain safety in a learning space
  • Refine communication skills and learn to manage conflict
  • Craft effective professional development goals and invest others in meeting them
  • Backwards plan a yearlong scope and sequence for professional development
  • Design agendas and learning experiences aligned to principles of adult learning and change management
  • Gather data to assess the impact of professional development and to identify subsequent courses of action

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ABOUT THE FACILITATOR | NOELLE APOSTOL COLIN

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do you have suggestions for lodging? Due to the wide range of personal preferences for lodging accommodations, we do not provide recommendations.
  • Is food included? Lunch is provided and there will be vegetarian options for those who have indicated a vegetarian diet. We are very sorry but specific food allergies or sensitivities can’t be accommodated at this time. Please bring your own lunch if you believe your dietary needs may not be met. There will also be coffee, tea, and morning snacks.
  • Is there pre-work? There is a small amount of pre-work that will take 1-2 hours to complete. This will be sent to you three weeks prior to the workshop.
  • What should I bring? A pen, a notebook (optional) and your pre-work.
  • What is the attire? Dress comfortably and in layers so you can adjust if room temperature changes. We want to respect that some people are sensitive to strong scents or have environmental allergies, so please refrain from wearing products with strong scents.
  • Am I able to transfer my registration? Yes, you may transfer your workshop registration up to one week prior to the workshop start date. There is a $50 processing fee for all transfers. Within one week of the workshop registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable as we are unable to adjust catering, materials and space requirements at that point.
  • What happens if I can't attend?
    • Refunds requested more than 30 days before the workshop start date will be honored minus a $150 cancellation fee.
    • Within 30 days, and up to 1 week in advance of the workshop start date, a one-time registration transfer can be made to an alternate another participant or another workshop. There is a $50 processing fee for all transfers.
    • Within one week of the workshop registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable as we are unable to adjust catering, materials and space requirements at that point.
    • A missed workshop is non-refundable and non-transferrable.
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