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Professional Development Portfolio

Emily Cox
August, 2006 to December, 2014
District Position

Certifications

Teacher

None

District Professional Development Levels


None

Professional Development Credits Earned


OCT, 185.75
Texas SBEC CPE, 212.65
G/T, 45
Math Requirement, 12
Reading Requirement, 6

Professional Development History


Connecting with the ELPS: Language Objectives

Event Date:

December 12, 2014

Credits:

OCT (1 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (1 Credits)

Goals:

None

(TECH) Google Apps Refresher Course


In this course, participants will review several useful Google Apps features.
Event Date:

December 5, 2014

Credits:

OCT (1 Credits)

Goals:

None

Interactive Curriculum Resources


In this course, we will go over some of the interactive curriculum resources you have access to within the district.
Event Date:

November 21, 2014

Credits:

None

Goals:

None

(CL) GT KOI Teacher Training

Event Date:

October 28, 2014

Credits:

OCT (0.5 Credits)

Goals:

None

Teacher's Survival Guide

Event Date:

September 17, 2014

Credits:

None

Goals:

None

CLE, Staff Meeting


September
Event Date:

September 8, 2014

Credits:

None

Goals:

None

(REQ) Sexual Harassment (2014-15)


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3. Click on the "Course Content" tab to begin.
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5. You MUST OPEN ALL documents in a course to get credit for the course. As you move from document
(whether video, powerpoint, pdf, or quiz), use the BLUE ARROWS at the TOP RIGHT HAND SIDE of the window
to move to the next section.
5. When the test is complete, most courses have you click a "submit" button. If no submit button is there, use the
BLUE ARROWS to move to the next page (which automatically submits for you). Do not worry if a test says
"Practice"--this is the real test and real credit is awarded.
6. Close out the final window---sometimes you will have to click a green arrow first.
7. Click the "Request Credit" button at the top of the course window.
Lori
Event Date:

August 22, 2014

Credits:

OCT (0.5 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (0.5 Credits)

Goals:

None

(REQ) PDAS Update (2014-15)


This course is required for all returning teachers who will be evaluated under the PDAS. THIS IS NOT THE
COURSE FOR NEW TEACHERS TO PDAS.
Event Date:

August 22, 2014

Credits:

OCT (1 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (1 Credits)

Goals:

None

(REQ) Emergency Response Management (2014-15)


This course is an online course and has no actual meeting time or location. Upon completion, the participant will
recognize life threatening symptoms and complete the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), use of an
epinephrine injector and assist a person who is choking.
Event Date:

August 22, 2014

Credits:

OCT (1 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (1 Credits)

Goals:

None

(REQ) Safety Training (2014-15)


This 20 minute video will fulfill the GHS training requirement under the new OSHA Hazard Communication
Standard and will help you recognize and understand the new elements of the GHS labels and Safety Data Sheets
(SDS).
Event Date:

August 22, 2014

Credits:

OCT (0.5 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (0.5 Credits)

Goals:

None

(REQ) Bullying Training (2014-15)


This course is required for all new employess of New Braunfels Independent School District for the 2014 - 2015
school year.
Event Date:

August 19, 2014

Credits:

OCT (0.5 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (0.5 Credits)

Goals:

None

(REQ) Child Sexual Abuse (2014-15)


Remember when completing eCourses...
1. Use Firefox as your browser.
2. After you have registered, click on "My Portfolio" and then click on the class to be completed.
3. Click on the "Course Content" tab to begin.
4. Click on the "View" button to enter the course.
5. You MUST OPEN ALL documents in a course to get credit for the course. As you move from document
(whether video, powerpoint, pdf, or quiz), use the BLUE ARROWS at the TOP RIGHT HAND SIDE of the window
to move to the next section.
5. When the test is complete, most courses have you click a "submit" button. If no submit button is there, use the
BLUE ARROWS to move to the next page (which automatically submits for you). Do not worry if a test says
"Practice"--this is the real test and real credit is awarded.
6. Close out the final window---sometimes you will have to click a green arrow first.
7. Click the "Request Credit" button at the top of the course window.
Lori
Event Date:

August 19, 2014

Credits:

OCT (0.5 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (0.5 Credits)

Goals:

None

(M/R/GT) Teaching the Tiers: Enrichment for the Gifted Child (K-5)
Teachers will focus on planning for GT students during intervention time and differentiating for GT students within
the classroom.
Event Date:

July 28, 2014

Credits:

G/T (6 Credits), OCT (6 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (6 Credits)

Goals:

None

(M_M) 3rd-5th grade Math Curriculum Framework Update and New Curriculum Implementation
3rd, 4th and 5th grade math teachers will update our district curriculum framework to meet the new TEKS.
Teachers will also learn how to implement the new math materials.
Event Date:

June 11, 2014

Credits:

G/T (3 Credits), Math Requirement (6 Credits), OCT (6 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (6 Credits)

Goals:

None

(M/R_ELL) ESL Academy


This course is a two-day academy to prepare teachers for the ESL 154 exam.
Event Date:

June 9, 2014

Credits:

OCT (12 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (12 Credits), Math Requirement (6 Credits), Reading
Requirement (6 Credits)

Goals:

None

(ME) Memorial Elementary Faculty Meeting

Event Date:

May 19, 2014

Credits:

OCT (0.5 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (1 Credits)

Goals:

None

Memorial Elementary Faculty Meeting


Participants will be doing a book study on What Great Teachers Do Differently. They will also be receiving
information on school organization.
Event Date:

May 6, 2014

Credits:

OCT (0.5 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (1 Credits)

Goals:

None

Memorial Elementary Faculty Meeting


Participants will be doing a book study on What Great Teachers Do Differently. They will also be receiving
information on school organization.
Event Date:

April 7, 2014

Credits:

OCT (0.5 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (1 Credits)

Goals:

None

(ME) Monthly Vertical Team, 2013-14


Teachers will use the Kilgo Training to dissect student expectations based on our data.
Event Date:

March 25, 2014

Credits:

OCT (1 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (1 Credits)

Goals:

None

(ME) Memorial Elementary Faculty Meeting


Participants will be doing a book study on What Great Teachers Do Differently. They will also be receiving
information on school organization.
Event Date:

March 19, 2014

Credits:

OCT (0.5 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (1 Credits)

Goals:

None

(ME) MAR Technology Grade Level Meeting

Event Date:

March 7, 2014

Credits:

Texas SBEC CPE (0.45 Credits)

Goals:

None

(REQ ELL) Sheltered Instruction Update 2014


This course was presented through Project SHARE
Event Date:

March 1, 2014

Credits:

OCT (4 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (4 Credits)

Goals:

None

Memorial Elementary Faculty Meeting


Participants will be doing a book study on What Great Teachers Do Differently. They will also be receiving
information on school organization.
Event Date:

February 10, 2014

Credits:

OCT (0.5 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (1 Credits)

Goals:

None

(ME) JAN Technology Grade Level Meeting (ongoing)

Event Date:

January 24, 2014

Credits:

None

Goals:

None

(R_ELA) ME Reading Vertical Team


Teachers will be dissecting student expectations based on the Margaret Kilgo concept. They will be collecting and
analyzing date in order to gear their instruction.
Event Date:

January 21, 2014

Credits:

OCT (1 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (1 Credits)

Goals:

None

Memorial Elementary Faculty Meeting


Participants will be doing a book study on What Great Teachers Do Differently. They will also be receiving
information on school organization.
Event Date:

January 13, 2014

Credits:

OCT (0.5 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (1 Credits)

Goals:

None

Memorial Elementary Faculty Meeting


Participants will be doing a book study on What Great Teachers Do Differently. They will also be receiving
information on school organization.
Event Date:

November 13, 2013

Credits:

OCT (0.5 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (1 Credits)

Goals:

None

(GEN) Safety Training (2013-14)


This 20 minute video will fulfill the GHS training requirement under the new OSHA Hazard Communication
Standard and will help you recognize and understand the new elements of the GHS labels and Safety Data Sheets
(SDS).
Event Date:

October 22, 2013

Credits:

OCT (1 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (1 Credits)

Goals:

None

(Memorial Elem) Faculty Meeting


Participants will be doing a book study on What Great Teachers Do Differently. They will also be receiving
information on school organization.
Event Date:

October 9, 2013

Credits:

OCT (0.5 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (1 Credits)

Goals:

None

(GEN) Bullying Training (2013-14)


This course is required for all employess of New Braunfels Independent School District for the 2013 - 2014 school
year.
Event Date:

October 3, 2013

Credits:

OCT (0.5 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (0.5 Credits)

Goals:

None

Memorial Elementary Faculty Meeting


Participants will be doing a book study on What Great Teachers Do Differently. They will also be receiving
information on school organization.
Event Date:

September 4, 2013

Credits:

OCT (0.5 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (1 Credits)

Goals:

None

(REQ) PDAS (2013-14)

Event Date:

September 3, 2013

Credits:

OCT (1 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (1 Credits)

Goals:

None

(Req Rdg/ELA) Balanced Literacy/Guided Reading-4th & 5th grade teachers


The objectives of this course are to demonstrate to 4th & 5th grade teachers the process of taking and analyzing
running records and applying the "cuing system" data toward instruction in Guided Reading groups, to simplify the
planning for Guided Reading, to give examples of what effective/efficient Guided Reading lessons look like, and to
define the elements of Balanced Literacy.
Event Date:

August 7, 2013

Credits:

OCT (6 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (6 Credits)

Goals:

None

ME Notability Training
We will load the Notability app to our iPads and do a quick overview. Bring your iPads.
Event Date:

April 29, 2013

Credits:

Texas SBEC CPE (0.45 Credits)

Goals:

None

(REQ) Child Abuse Training


Child Abuse Training
Event Date:

January 16, 2013

Credits:

OCT (1 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (1 Credits)

Goals:

None

(GT) Nature and Needs (2 day session)

Event Date:

December 17, 2012

Credits:

G/T (6 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (6 Credits)

Goals:

None

(GT) Identification and Assessment--A Flipped Approach


Participants will need to download the assignment from the course notes. Then you will need to bring your
highlighted notes/readings and your reflections to the first face-to-face session for credit. Failure to bring the
prerequisite assignments will result in denial of participation in this class.
Event Date:

November 27, 2012

Credits:

G/T (6 Credits), OCT (6 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (6 Credits)

Goals:

None

(Req Math/Rdg)SI Update-Ed Impact, 2012-13

Event Date:

October 30, 2012

Credits:

OCT (6 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (6 Credits)

Goals:

None

(ELA) 4th Grade Writing Collaborative Trainings


This course is for all teachers involved in training 4th graders to be proficient writers. This will be a collaborative
training aimed at honing skills necessary in making all 4th graders successful writers of personal narratives,
expository texts, and able to edit and revise grade level text.
Event Date:

October 17, 2012

Credits:

OCT (6 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (6 Credits)

Goals:

None

(GT) ONLINE--A Guide to Differentiated Instruction


This course credit is earned through the completion of the online course in Educational Impact and through the
submission of at least 3 lessons plans employing a minimum of three types of differentiation addressed in the
videos.
Event Date:

October 15, 2012

Credits:

G/T (9 Credits), OCT (9 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (9 Credits)

Goals:

None

DEIC Committee Meeting - 9/24/12

Event Date:

September 24, 2012

Credits:

OCT (1.75 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (1.75 Credits)

Goals:

None

Educational Impact Training for Teachers - Walnut Springs, County Line, Memorial, Klein Road

Event Date:

August 22, 2012

Credits:

Texas SBEC CPE (3 Credits)

Goals:

None

(Tech) Mimio Madness (K-12)


Mimio, Oh Mimio, What on earth can I do with my Mimio? If this sounds like you, you need to join me for this
session. I will be sharing tools and tricks from easy to advanced as we will learn to make lessons that incorporate
the power of the Mimio Teach.
Event Date:

August 14, 2012

Credits:

OCT (6 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (6 Credits)

Goals:

None

(TECH) iPod Touch - Classroom Tool (K-12)


The iPod Touch is a great addition to any class. Join me as we plan, share, and celebrate lessons that you can use
with your students.
Event Date:

August 9, 2012

Credits:

OCT (6 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (6 Credits)

Goals:

None

(SS) Wishing on a STAAR isn't Enough--Resource Development Session Grades 2-3


Teachers will work collaboratively to locate and/or create teaching tools to address the new rigor of the new TEKS
and STAAR. G/T Differentiation demonstrated by submitting lessons using either Icons, Bloom's Taxonomy, or
technology to scaffold lessons created.
Event Date:

June 20, 2012

Credits:

G/T (6 Credits), OCT (6 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (6 Credits)

Goals:

None

(GEN) DEIC Meeting

Event Date:

May 21, 2012

Credits:

OCT (2 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (2 Credits)

Goals:

None

(MA) Math 4 2011-12 STAAR Collaboratives

Event Date:

May 9, 2012

Credits:

OCT (1.5 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (1.5 Credits)

Goals:

None

(TECH) Initial Mimio Training

Event Date:

March 22, 2012

Credits:

OCT (1.5 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (1.5 Credits)

Goals:

None

(GEN) DEIC Meeting

Event Date:

January 23, 2012

Credits:

OCT (2 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (2 Credits)

Goals:

None

(MA) Math 4 2011-12 STAAR Collaboratives

Event Date:

November 9, 2011

Credits:

OCT (1.5 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (1.5 Credits)

Goals:

None

(MA) Math 4 2011-12 STAAR Collaboratives

Event Date:

September 28, 2011

Credits:

OCT (1.5 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (1.5 Credits)

Goals:

None

DEIC Committee Meeting

Event Date:

September 19, 2011

Credits:

OCT (1.5 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (1.5 Credits)

Goals:

None

(SPED) New SAMA Training


Open to anyone in the district.
Workshop for staff needing to be trained in de-escalation procedure and restraint process.
Event Date:

August 1, 2011

Credits:

OCT (16 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (16 Credits)

Goals:

None

(SC) From TAKS to STAAR in Science 4-5


Participants will collaborate to develop and implement dynamic curriculum blueprints, and identify a specific
sequence in which to teach the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and Student Expectations (SEs) in
order to make an effective and successful transition to the Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR).
Event Date:

June 16, 2011

Credits:

OCT (6 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (6 Credits)

Goals:

None

(MA) Guided Math Stations K-5


Guided Math is an environment in which some students are afforded the opportunity to work independent of
teacher guidance to building Math student's skills, concepts and strategies through the use of teacher directed
tasks and/or Math Learning Centers. Ideally, Guided Math should take place daily for at least 15 minutes, but as
little as once per week has a significant benefit in building student self-reliance, independence and critical thinking
skills.
Event Date:

June 6, 2011

Credits:

G/T (3 Credits), OCT (6 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (6 Credits)

Goals:

None

ODC - Data Entry for Student Success

Event Date:

January 15, 2010

Credits:

OCT (6 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (6 Credits)

Goals:

None

TECH - School Center - Setting up my Webpage

Event Date:

September 9, 2009

Credits:

OCT (2 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (2 Credits)

Goals:

None

ODC - Guided Reading - Using Data to guide instruction

Event Date:

May 18, 2009

Credits:

OCT (6 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (6 Credits)

Goals:

None

ME Faculty Mtg

Event Date:

January 7, 2009

Credits:

OCT (1 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (1 Credits)

Goals:

None

ODC - Core Labs Science 4,5

Event Date:

August 13, 2008

Credits:

G/T (6 Credits), OCT (6 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (6 Credits)

Goals:

None

ODC - Textbook Orientation for Elementary Math 3-5

Event Date:

August 11, 2008

Credits:

OCT (6 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (6 Credits)

Goals:

None

Summer School Staff Devemopment

Event Date:

June 1, 2007

Credits:

Texas SBEC CPE (6 Credits)

Goals:

None

ODC - Kagan Cooperative Learning

Event Date:

May 31, 2007

Credits:

Texas SBEC CPE (6 Credits)

Goals:

None

ODC - Investigations Coaching 3, 4, 5

Event Date:

January 16, 2007

Credits:

OCT (18 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (18 Credits)

Goals:

None

MI New Teacher Traing

Event Date:

October 9, 2006

Credits:

Texas SBEC CPE (1 Credits)

Goals:

None

MI Faculty Meeting

Event Date:

September 13, 2006

Credits:

Texas SBEC CPE (1 Credits)

Goals:

None

NBISD Orientation

Event Date:

August 10, 2006

Credits:

OCT (6 Credits), Texas SBEC CPE (6 Credits)

Goals:

None