Leadership & Learning Department Newsletter

November 2017

Volume 13 Issue 3

Hourly Staff Development Stats

On October 18, 2017 over 360 hourly staff members attended professional development sessions facilitated by District Level Leaders, outside facilitators, teacher leaders and administrators. Staff earned over 1750 total hours of professional development credit by learning about 25 different course topics.

Hourly Staff Development Highlights

District Required Staff Development

See linked flyers for registration information.

De-Escalation *

QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) *

Tech Ethics *

* NOTE: Hourly staff may attend a Face-to-Face session in February

January 5, 2018 - Winter Orientation for New Salaried Staff

January 15, 2018 - District Staff Development for Salaried Staff (AM)

January 15, 2018 - Building Staff Development for Salaried Staff (PM)

February 15 /19 - Building Staff Development/ Teacher Work Day

February 19, 2018 - Hourly Staff Development (AM)

March 19, 2018 - Spring Orientation for New Salaried Staff

Engagement Resource

Building Staff Development Time Highlights

NWEA MAP Goal Setting

The goal setting priority for 2017-2018 is focused on writing quality action steps for students to increase Reading and Mathematics scores. The Learning Continuum statements aligned to student RIT scores can be viewed in multiple ways in order to inform teacher planning and help students reach their goals. One popular view is the Test View filtered by Standard. This view aligns to Nebraska standards and allows staff to focus on learning statements aligned to upcoming curriculum. In this view you'll see skills and concepts to reinforce, develop, and introduce with students based on their RIT score for each instructional area. If you haven't used the Test View of the Learning Continuum, be sure to scroll down in the Learning Continuum Report menu and explore!

Chasing Innovation

Please submit names of innovative MPS staff to showcase by utilizing this form.

View additional resources and full video footage on the Chasing Innovation site.

Growing Our Professional Learning Network Through Twitter
Optional Hourly Staff Development 17-18
17-18 AAB Flyer

Scholarships ... Are You Eligible?

Millard teachers who are working toward additional certification or continuing education may choose to apply. Spring 2018 applications now be accepted. Click here to review scholarship options.

Please review the applications carefully to determine eligibility and be sure to submit all required documentation.