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EVAAS for School Improvement: What It Means and How to Use It
November 29, 2012 (9-3)
EVAAS provides reporting that enables school and district-level administrators to determine how effective they’ve been in helping students progress, academically. The school-focused morning session and the district-focused afternoon session are designed to provide administrators with a clear understanding of the reporting, including the new EOG model, the web-based teacher reports, and how EVAAS can be used to target areas for improvement that directly impact student progress. The presenters will be Dr. Sandy Horn, Senior Educator Support Specialist with SAS EVAAS and Jenn Persson, Educator Support Specialist, SAS EVAAS.
Profess. Learning Communities at Work
Richard and Becky DuFour
December 13-14, 2012
The Professional Learning Communities at Work™ process is increasingly recognized as the most powerful strategy for sustained, substantive school improvement. As you delve deep into the three big ideas of a PLC-focus on learning, build a collaborative culture, and results orientation-you will gain specific, practical, and inspiring strategies for transforming your school or district into a place where all students learn at high levels.
Common Core and Essential Standards DPI and WRESA Professional Development Sep-Nov 2012 (Follow links for descriptions and registration.
Professional Development From the Sep 2012 WRESA Update: (Follow links for descriptions and registration.
November, 2012 WRESA Newsletter
School Board Ethics Training
December 4, 2012 9:00-11:15 & 11:30-1:30
Chris Campbell will provide ethics training for School Board members based upon the state requirement . The first session is entitled: School Law Basics for School Board Members.
The second session is entitled: Ethics Over Lunch and will include a working lunch. This requirement is for all newly elected school board members and all re-elected School Board members based upon the statute listed below:
§ 160A 87. Ethics education program required.
All members of governing boards of local boards of education shall receive a minimum of two clock hours of ethics education within 12 months after initial election or appointment to the office and again within 12 months after each subsequent election or appointment to the office.
The ethics education shall cover laws and principles that govern conflicts of interest and ethical standards of conduct at the local government level.
Substitute 101 Online Course
This course is designed for people who are interested in becoming substitute teachers in their respective school systems. There are four modules that will need to be completed and the student will be assessed at the end of each one with a multiple choice and true/false test. The student must score at least 80% correct to continue. Please check with the school district in which you wish to substitute to ensure it will accept the certificate for this course.
2012-2013 Western Region Administrators' Training Institute
WRESA is pleased to announce the 2012-2013 Western Region Administrators’ Training Institute for principals and assistant principals. Various Courses and Dates: Sep - Mar.