PPES provides professional development activities for classroom teachers in a variety of services.
CLASSROOM OBSERVATIONS AND COACHING
Description: Provide classroom observations, coaching, modeling, and demonstrations to help teachers improve their instructional practices.
End Results: Improved teaching skills and increased student achievement.
MEETING WITH DEPARTMENTS/GRADE LEVELS FOR LESSON PLANNING
Description: Collaborate with teachers in department or grade-level meetings to facilitate lesson planning and curriculum alignment.
Foster collaboration among teachers.
Ensure alignment with curriculum standards.
Improve lesson planning and instructional coherence.
End Results: Consistency in curriculum delivery and increased collaboration among teachers.
Description: Conduct a school-wide needs analysis to identify areas where professional development is required.
Identify specific areas of improvement.
Tailor professional development activities to address identified needs.
Inform decision-making for school improvement.
End Results: Targeted professional development activities that address the school's unique needs.
ADEQUATE YEARLY PROGRESS (AYP) SUPPORT
Description: Collaborate with students, parents, teachers, community members, and administrators to work towards meeting AYP goals.
Develop strategies for AYP achievement.
Monitor progress towards AYP goals.
Facilitate communication and coordination among stakeholders.
End Results: Improved AYP outcomes and a collaborative school community.
CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT WORK PLAN (CIWP) / SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN (SIP) MONITORING
Description: Observe classrooms and school-wide activities to assess the progress of CIWP/School Improvement Plan implementation.
Evaluate the effectiveness of CIWP/SIP strategies.
Provide feedback and recommendations.
Support the school in achieving its improvement goals.
End Results: Evidence-based recommendations for continuous improvement.
COORDINATION AND SUPPORT FOR LEADERSHIP TEAMS
Description: Coordinate relevant activities to assist leadership teams and teachers in achieving their goals.
Align leadership and teacher efforts.
Provide resources and support.
Foster a shared commitment to school improvement.
End Results: Improved leadership and teacher collaboration towards common goals.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FACILITATION
Description: Facilitate professional development sessions for both parents and staff on various relevant topics.
Enhance professional skills and knowledge.
Engage parents in the educational process.
Promote continuous learning and growth.
End Results: Increased expertise among staff and greater parental involvement.
PROBLEM-SOLVING FOR CIWP/SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN
Description: Assist in solving problems related to the CIWP/School Improvement Plan implementation and provide guidance on overcoming challenges.
End Results: Smooth CIWP/SIP implementation and progress toward school improvement goals.
CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT AND APPEARANCE
Description: Provide guidance and suggestions to teachers on classroom management and the overall appearance of the learning environment.
End Results: Improved classroom atmosphere and student behavior.
INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT
Description: Aid teachers in developing and evaluating their instructional programs to meet educational goals.
COLLABORATION WITH ADMINISTRATORS AND SPECIALIZED PERSONNEL
Collaboration with Administrators and Specialized Personnel
Description: Work with administrators, classroom teachers, and specialized personnel to direct, design, and continually evaluate the overall instructional program.
End Results: An aligned and effective instructional program that supports student success.
INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS AND COMMUNICATION
Description: Establish and maintain positive interpersonal relationships with classroom teachers and provide effective communication.
End Results: Improved teacher morale and a more collaborative school environment.
SEMINARS AND DEMONSTRATION LESSONS (MODELING)
Description: Develop and conduct seminars and demonstration lessons to model effective teaching practices.
End Results: Enhanced teaching techniques and greater teacher confidence.
CLASSROOM OBSERVATIONS, FEEDBACK, AND CONFERENCES
Description: Provide classroom observations, detailed written feedback, and opportunities for formal and informal instructional conferences.
End Results: Improved teaching practices and student outcomes.
BEHAVIOR CHANGE SUPPORT
Description: Initiate and maintain non-threatening communication to successfully change behaviors when providing specialized help.
End Results: Positive behavior changes and professional growth among teachers.
READING INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT
Description: Provide strategies and answers to questions related to reading instruction across content areas.
End Results: Enhanced reading instruction and improved student literacy.
Description: Maintain objectivity and impartiality when working with teachers to ensure fairness and equity.
End Results: Fair and equitable support and evaluation processes.
TEXTBOOK AND RESOURCE MATERIAL SELECTION
Description: Assist in the evaluation and selection of textbooks and other resource materials that align with curriculum goals.
End Results: Improved access to quality instructional materials.
ADDITIONAL SUPPORT FOR SCHOOL GOALS
Description: Perform any necessary duties to facilitate the achievement of the school's goals, adapting as needed.
(SUPPORT FOR TEACHERS)
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