Pre-K/Kinder Professional Learning Cohort

  • Early childhood teachers will Participate in professional development opportunities to build their knowledge of the Pre-K Guidelines and Kindergarten TEKS to create lesson plans and activities to support the learning of your youngest students. Professional Development is customized for Year 1 and Year 2 participants. Opportunities for coaching and follow-up will be interwoven to ensure the best support for your teachers.

    • 5 Job Embedded Professional Development Learning Opportunities
    • 5 Opportunities for Face-to-Face Coaching and Support
    • 5 Opportunities for Implementation Support
      • Initial Planning and Self-Assessment visit to determine needs and components for the
      • District Pre-K and Kindergarten Programs
      • 2 Zoom PLC’s
      • Teachers will submit 2 Video artifact for Implementation Support
      • Teachers will attend the End of the Year Data Reflection Celebration
    • Unlimited implementation support and technical assistance via email or telephone.

    YEAR 1

    • 5 Job Embedded Professional Development Opportunities(JEPD)
      • Data Review, Lesson Design, Balanced Literacy and Grouping
      • Oral Language Development and Vocabulary
      • Phonological Awareness and Phonics
      • Read Aloud/ Social Emotional Development
      • Fine Motor Development and Writing Strategies

    YEAR 2

    • 5 Job Embedded Professional Development Opportunities(JEPD)
      • Planning, Balanced Literacy, TEKS Resource System and Pacing Guides
      • Literacy Stations
      • Guided Reading 2.0
      • Teaching Math, Science and Social Studies thru Literacy
      • Writing Strategies

    *Campus administration may attend at no cost

    September 2020

    • Initial Planning and Self-Assessment Meeting with each district

    October 2020

    • Year 1-Data Review, Lesson Design, Balanced Literacy & Grouping (JEPD)
    • Year 2-Planning, Balanced Literacy, TEKS Resource System and Pacing Guides(JEPD)
    • Year 1 & 2- On-site visit for coaching and support

    November 2020

    • Year 1- Oral Language Development and Vocabulary(JEPD)
    • Year 2-Literacy Stations(JEPD)
    • Year 1 & 2- On-site visit for Coaching and support

    December 2020

    • Year 1 & 2 - Zoom Meeting PLC
    • Year 1 & 2- Teachers will submit Video Artifact #1

    January 2021

    • Year 1-Phonological Awareness & Phonics(JEPD)
    • Year 2- Guided Reading 2.0(JEPD)
    • Year 1 & 2- On-site visit for Coaching and support

    February 2021

    • Year 1-Read Aloud/ Social Emotional Development(JEPD)
    • Year 2-Teaching Math, Science and Social Studies through Literacy(JEPD)
    • Year 1 & 2- On-site visit for Coaching and support

    March 2021

    • Year 1 & 2 - Zoom Meeting PLC
    • Year 1 & 2- Teachers will submit Video Artifact #2 

    April 2021

    • Year 1-Fine Motor Development & Writing Strategies(JEPD)
    • Year 2-Writing Strategies(JEPD)
    • Year 1 & 2- On-site visit for Coaching and support

    May 2021

    • Year 1 & 2 Teachers will attend the End of the Year Data Reflection Celebration

Cost:

  • $1500 per teacher

Contact:

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