QTEL SUMMER INSTITUTES
IMPLEMENTING RIGOROUS AND GENERATIVE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT*
To develop educator expertise to support the design and enactment of quality professional learning communities through workshops, PLCs, coaching, both individual and collaborative, book study sessions, Zooms, and massive open online course (MOOCs).
Participants will learn how to:
Support district-level or site-level PLCs refine their understandings of English Learners’ diverse contexts and needs.
Develop educator expertise to take the pulse of the current practice in their school/district in order to design next learning opportunities
Build a comprehensive, coherent portfolio of learning opportunities for teachers by identifying actions and developing plans that improve policy and classroom practice
Consider goals, practices, formative assessment tools, and the on-going design of learning opportunities for educators
Provide activities to engage participants before, during and after a learning event
Identify actions and develop plans to improve policy and classroom practices.
*Pre-requisite: Having completed a QTEL foundational institute