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Riverside School District 96

District 96
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
2014-2015
PROPOSAL

Professional Development Planning Team


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Focus: Research, Cost-Analysis, Problem Solving, Survey and Collect Informa=on


Sta/Community

Hauser: Pa@y Gill, Chris=na Betancourt, Derek Harvey, Stacy Wes=n

Central: Steve Elgeness, Bill Howes, Pete Gatz

Blythe Park: Judy Sayre, Bob Chleboun

Hollywood: Dani Mrazek, Mindy Keller

Ames: Jen Ohlman, Caity Collins, Todd Gierman

District Oce: Brian Ganan, Bhavna Sharma-Lewis

Riverside School District 96

DeniSon: Professional Development (PD)


Increases educator eec=veness and op=mizes student


learning and success. This occurs when professional
learning is current, consistent and con=nuous. This can
come in the forms of: grade level/team sta mee=ngs,
consultant/administrator trainings, peer collabora=on
and observa=on, mentoring.

Riverside School District 96

Proposal: Good to Great!


District 96 sta and administra=on are proposing


more consistent and con=nuous opportuni=es for
professional learning and development through
addi=onal collabora=ve mee=ngs, trainings and
peer observa=ons within the district for all sta in
order to achieve the great!


Purpose: Develop and implement state mandated instrucSonal programs and
current research pracSces to improve student learning, achievement and
success.

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Based on a conserva=ve es=mate of 54 Hours of professional development.


Common
Core Alignment (24 hours aYer rst two ins=tute days)

Professional Evalua=on Reform Act (PERA) ( 6 hours)



Least
Restric=ve Environment and Inclusive Prac=ces (8 hours, but also incorporated into all PD sessions)

Response to Interven=on (RTI), Student Assessment and Growth, Data Analysis, Instruc=onal Planning (12 hours)

21st Century Teaching and Learning (incorporated into all PD sessions)

English Language Learners (4 hours, but also incorporated into all PD sessions)

Areas not addressed within the 54 Hour Time Limita=on

Co-Teaching

Behavior Management Program

Next Genera=on of Science Standards

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OpSon 1: ConSnue as is with Commi\ee and Team MeeSngs-


Teachers/SubsStutes

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OpSon 1: ConSnue as is with Commi\ee and Team MeeSngs-


Teachers/SubsStutes

TIME: Professional Development during school day with subs=tutes.
WHO: All sta-54 hours
COST: $100,000
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4 Ins=tute Days (2 Before School Begins and 10/10/14 and 2/13/14) = 24 Hours at no cost

Approximately 5 days (30 hours) of professional development with all sta (based on 200)

PROS: Guaranteed a@endance


CONS: Due to sub availability, only training in smaller groups, s=ll need =me to set and sustain the greater context
(vision) with whole sta together, disrupts instruc=on, highest cost, dicult to stay current with best prac=ces,
fragmented, not consistent

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OpSon 2: Monthly Early Release Students


(Elementary Dismissed- 2:25pm and Hauser Dismissed- 2:40pm)

TIME: Sta stay un=l 4:00 pm (40 minutes student early release and 45 minutes per contract=85 minutes of PDC) 1 MeeSng per Month=
12.75hours/year
WHO: All Sta-54 hours
COST: Total Cost: $60,000 without childcare. $70,800 with childcare.
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4 Ins=tute Days (2 Before School Begins and 10/10/14 and 2/13/14) = 24 Hours at no cost

Early dismissal=12.75 professional development hours for cer=ed sta at no addi=onal cost; hourly rate for paraprofessionals/
needed.

Approximately 3 days (17 hours) of professional development with subs=tute=$60,000

Op=onal childcare ($300/day/site x 9 days x 4 sites= $10,800) Parent Survey Results: 50% need/50% take advantage

PROS - enables all sta to par=cipate, no cost for cer=ed sta, uninterrupted and minimal loss of instruc=onal =me, monthly district-wide
collabora=on
CONS - K adjustments, cost to district (paraprofessionals & childcare), loss of instruc=onal =me (40 minutes at elementary=360 min and 10
minutes at Hauser due to advisory=90 min), inconvenience for 50% families

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OpSon 3: Monthly Extended Sta for Day



Time: Elementary 3:15-4:00pm (required) and 4:00-5:00 pm (op=onal w/pay); Hauser 3:30-4:15pm (required)
4:15-5:15 pm (op=onal w/ pay) 1 MeeSng per Month=15.75 hours/year

Who: All sta-54 hours

Cost: $124,000

4 Ins=tute Days (2 Before School Begins and 10/10/14 and 2/13/14) = 24 Hours at no cost

9 hours of monthly mee=ng= 200 sta X $36 curriculum rate=$64,800

Approximately 3 days (17 hours) of professional development with subs=tute=$60,000

Pros: School day remains same, instruc=onal =me not interrupted

Cons: Not 100% Par=cipa=on aYer 4:00/4:15 pm (54% yes/46% no), inequity student experiences based on
PDC, cost, how/when will everyone get trained (see op=on #1)

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OPTION 4: Weekly Late Start/Early Release for Students



Time: Elementary 8:00-9:00 am and Hauser 8:15-9:15 am (60 minutes of PDC) Students start at 9:15 am and 9:30 am

Time: Elementary 2:15-3:15 pm and Hauser 2:30-3:30 pm (60 minutes of PDC) Students dismissed at 2:00 pm and 2:15 pm

1 MeeSng Weekly for 36 weeks= 36 hours/year


Who: All Sta-54 Hours

Cost: $20,000 without child care. $63,200 with childcare.

4 Ins=tute Days (2 Before School Begins and 10/10/14 and 2/13/14) = 24 Hours at no cost

Weekly late start/early release=36 hours of professional development at no cost.

1 day of professional development with subs=tutes=$20,000

Op=onal Childcare 300/day/site x 36 days x 4 sites= $43,200 Parent Survey Results: 50% need/50% take advantage

Pros: All Sta, most 36 hours of PD, cost-eec=ve, con=nuous and consistent district-wide collabora=on, on-going, equitable,
current trainings, address all PD topics/needs

Cons: Inconvenience for 50% families, adjustments to Kindergarten schedule

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Summary and RecommendaSons


NEED: PD to implement best prac=ce and research based instruc=on in order to meet the more rigorous
standards:
Common Core Alignment

Professional Evalua=on Reform Act (PERA)


Response to Interven=on (RTI)
21st Century Teaching and Learning
English Language Learners
Least Restric=ve Environment (LRE)
Student Assessment and Growth, Data Analysis, Instruc=onal Planning
Not addressed via this plan:

Behavior Management Program

Next Genera=on of Science Standards

Co-Teaching, Inclusive Prac=ces

Summary and RecommendaSons


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D96 is behind other high performing districts: we want to LEAD/be in the


LEAD

D96 curriculum and assessments are not aligned as a district with the state

Teachers receive inconsistent professional development

Students are not prepared for new rigor/global expecta=ons


Summary and RecommendaSons

RaSonale: In order for ALL of us to con=nue to grow, learn and achieve as a
district we need con=nuous and consistent district-wide collabora=on, on-
going, equitable, current professional development.
RecommendaSon: We encourage the BOE to consider ins=tu=ng professional
development opportuni=es to unite ve schools to be one district which
opSmizes teaching and learning in D96!