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Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction PDP WRITING FORM AND CHECKLIST PI-PDP-1 (Rev.

08-09)

INSTRUCTIONS: Use this form when writing your PDP.

Professional Development Plan (PDP) forms available at: http://dpi.wi.gov/tepdl/pdp.html BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION Educator Name Educator Telephone Area/No.

Candice McCorkle
Educator Address Street, City, State, Zip

(608) 331-0647
Educator Fax Area/No.

8672 Crosscut Rd, Platteville, WI, 53818


E-Mail Address

(000) 000-0000
Educator File No.*

candice.mccorkle@yahoo.com
Educator School District

000

Winskill Elementary School


Current Educational Assignment No. of Years in Current Assignment Years of Educational Experience

Teacher
Month/Year PDP Submitted for Goal Approval (Initial Educators Only)

0
Month/Year Plan Submitted for PDP Verification

Present Licensure Stage Initial Educator Professional Educator Master Educator Licensure Category Teacher Administrator Pupil Services

Date Current License Expires

*Educator file numbers may be found on the DPI Educator License lookup at: http://dpi.wi.gov/tepdl/lisearch.html.

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN

Step I: Preparing to Write the PlanREFLECTION


Reflect and prepare to write your PDP goal in Step II. While reflection is a required step in the PDP process, recording your reflection below is optional.

When looking at my classes, coursework, and my experiences, I thought I knew everything I needed to know until I began prestudent teaching. It quickly became apparent that learning about how to do something and actually implementing them in a classroom is very different. While I didnt run scared, I did realize I am not as prepared as I would like to be. I quickly shared my concerns with my cooperating teacher, observed their teaching styles as well as the students reactions, and grew greatly as a student. This was when I truly appreciated the reflection and evaluation portion of lesson plans because its more than just great ideas and good intentions. Through my tutoring and volunteering I have been able to witness different classroom management, structure, and teaching styles and draw from all of them to create my own teaching style. For this, I am very thankful. However, most of my experiences have been with the younger grades, and I now have developed a fear of the older grades. I would like to work with students in the fourth, fifth, and sixth grades because I may find my niche hiding in those grades. I am very thankful for my time spent with the students with differing abilities because I have found this work to be very rewarding. I have added inclusion as a minor and have been excelling in these classes. I truly believe this is the area in which I would love to teach. It is a challenge and there is a great deal of work associated with it, but it is all worth it. I am learning so many teaching techniques and strategies from my cooperating teachers, and working with the students gives me strategies of my own. Because this is the area in which I hope to teach, I need to be knowledgeable and prepared for all of the programs and paperwork that is associated with it. Step II: Writing the PlanCOMPONENTS A. Description of School and Teaching, Administrative, or Pupil Services Situation

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Winskill Elementary, Lancaster, WI (rural) Mission Statement We focus our efforts on the needs of ALL of our students. We carefully monitor the academic, behavioral, physical, social, and emotional growth of each child. We communicate and collaborate with parents through a systematic process to provide intensified or enhanced supports. We ensure students receive assistance and support to show academic, social, and emotional growth. We identify needs through ongoing monitoring and assessment of student progress. We believe our responsibility is not only to teach, but to ensure student learning in all intelligences, particularly in the core state standards. We will promote a positive school environment where families, staff, and the community share a responsibility to support the whole child. At Winskill Elementary SchoolKIDS COME FIRST! District Goals Our mission statement proudly focuses our direction each day in working with students: To provide and enhance early childhood to grade 12 learning opportunities. With a strong commitment to academic achievement and helping each student learn at his or her highest level, this is truly an exciting time to be part of the Lancaster Community School District. Through the years Lancaster has earned the reputation as one of the best schools not only in southwest Wisconsin but in the state as well. Our students continue to be extremely successful in academics, the arts and athletics. Parental and community support for education and all our school activities are part of the culture within our district. We truly reside in a learning community that considers education and our school district a top priority.

Schools Winskill Elementary School (413 students pre-K through grade 5) Lancaster Middle School (207 students in grades 6 through 8) Lancaster High School (296 students in grades 9 through 12) Student Demographics See attached pages Review Checklist for Description of School Situation
Did you include a description of your teaching, pupil services, or administrative position? Did you include the number of years you have taught, been an administrator, or been in pupil services? Did you include whether the school is located in an urban, suburban, or rural setting? Did you include the ethnic, special needs, and socioeconomic makeup of the school population? Did you include your building goals/mission and/or district goals/mission?

B.

Description of Goal to be Addressed


It is recommended that you use this stem: I will (research, study, learn, apply, etc.) So that (describe what you want to see happening differently with student learning).

1. I will research classroom management skills so that I can improve my current classroom management plan to create a better learning environment for all of my students. With a successful classroom management plan in place, I can focus more on my teaching and less on distractions, which will benefit me as well as my students. 2. I will study the IEP process, paperwork, team members, and their roles so that I can be more prepared for my students with differing abilities. Because I hope to teach Special Education, I need to be very knowledgeable about IEPs. 3. I will research RTI so that I can implement it in my classroom. I need to be well-informed about this so that I can use it properly to help my students. 4. I will study the Common Core Standards so that I know what is expected of my students and me. 5. I will become familiar with all the testing that is expected of my students (Smarter Balanced, MAPS, DIBELS, etc.) so that I can help prepare my students for the test. I not only need to be aware of what my students will be tested on, but also how the test is administered. Review Checklist for Description of the Goal
Did you describe how your goal will impact your professional growth? Did you describe how your professional growth will have an effect on student learning?
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C.

Rationale for the Goal: Links to Professional Situation and Wisconsin Educator Standards
Based on your reflection, describe the reason for your goal. Describe how your goal is linked to your educational situation, and write out the Wisconsin Educator Standards (two or more) that you will focus on to meet your goal.

Review Checklist for Rationale for the Goal


Does the rationale tell how your goal connects to your school, teaching, administrative, or pupil services situation? ( Choose the category that applies to your situation) Did you write out the Wisconsin Educator Standards that you will focus on to meet your goal? (must select two or more)

D. Plan for Assessing and Documenting the Goal


Record the anticipated methods you will use to assess your professional growth and the effect on student learning. It may be helpful to review steps III and IV when writing your assessment plan as they outline what is necessary when documenting your completed plan.

Review Checklist for Plan for Assessing and Documenting Achievement of the Goal
Did you include in the plan the anticipated methods you will use to assess your professional growth? Did you include in the plan the anticipated methods you will use to assess the effect on student learning?

E. Plan to Meet the Goal: Objectives, Activities, Timeline, and Plan for Collaboration
Note: Completion dates will be filled in during Step III as each objective/activity is completed .
OBJECTIVE 1

Activities Timeline Collaboration Date Completed


OBJECTIVE 2

Activities Timeline Collaboration Date Completed

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Activities Timeline Collaboration Date Completed


OBJECTIVE 4

Activities Timeline Collaboration Date Completed


OBJECTIVE 5

Activities Timeline Collaboration Date Completed

Review Checklist for Objectives, Activities, Timeline, and Plan for Collaboration
1. Objectives Did you include objectives that directly address the goal? Did you include objectives that are observable and verifiable? 2. Description of Activities and Timelines Did you align your activities with your goal and objectives? Did you extend the activities through multiple years of the licensure cycle? Did you state a timeline for completing the activities? 3. Plan for Collaboration Did you include collaboration with others in your plan?

Initial educators must submit Step II, A-E, to a PDP Team for Goal Approval.

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Step III: Annual Review of the PDP


Annual reviews are done in years two, three, and four and will be submitted as part of your completed plan in the last year of your licensure cycle.

Return to Step II E and enter completion dates for each activity completed. Write a reflection in year two summarizing the progress made towards completing your goal. Indicate, in your reflection, how you grew professionally and/or how your professional growth had an effect on student learning. Write any revisions to your objectives or activities in the revision area. Return to this step annually until your PDP is complete and ready to be submitted for verification.

Initial Educators may complete a 3, 4, or 5 year plan. One annual review is required for a three-year plan, two annual reviews are required for a four-year plan, and three annual reviews are required for a five-year plan. If there is a substantial change to your GOAL, you must complete and resubmit section II A-II E to a team for review and approval of the new goal. Professional Educators must complete a five-year plan with three annual reviews.

Reflection (Year 2) Date:

Revision (if needed) Date:

Reflection (Year 3) Date:

Revision (if needed) Date:

Reflection (Year 4) Date:

Revision (if needed) Date:

Review Checklist for Annual Review


Did you include in your reflection how you grew professionally and/or how your professional growth had an effect on student learning? Did you include any revisions to your objectives or activities? Did you fill in completion dates for activities? (refer to Step II E of your plan)

Step IV: Documentation of Completion of the PDP


Your PDP must include 3-5 pieces of evidence that document professional growth and the effect on student learning. Number and label each piece of evidence (i.e., 1. Student test score analysis). You may use a single piece of evidence that focuses solely on professional growth or the effect on student learning as long as your completed plan includes both types of documented evidence. When attaching evidence, please include the number and label entered below.

A. Evidence of Professional Growth and the Impact of Professional Growth on Student Learning

Number and label each piece of evidence. Indicate whether each piece of evidence documents professional growth, the effect on student learning, or both. Describe each piece of evidence identifying what is documented and the relationship of the evidence to the goal.

1.
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2. 3. 4. 5. Review Checklist for Evidence of Completion of Your Plan


Did you provide three to five pieces of evidence? Did you describe how your evidence documents your professional growth? Did you describe how your evidence documents the effect on student learning?

B. Reflection and Summary

Describe how you grew professionally in the Wisconsin Educator Standards identified in your PDP. Describe in detail the effect of your professional growth on student learning. Describe how you collaborated with others while working on your PDP.

Review Checklist for Summary and Reflection Statement


Did you describe how you grew professionally in the Wisconsin Educator standards identified in your plan? Did you describe the effect of your professional growth on student learning? Did you describe how you collaborated with others?

C. Submitting the Completed PDP for Plan Verification


Submit your completed PDP including your 3-5 pieces of labeled evidence to a PDP Team no later than January 15 of the final year of the plan. If you are an Initial Educator, include a copy of your signed Goal Approval Signature Form(s).

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