PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Training for teachers and staff is an ongoing.  We are committed to becoming the best we can be.  Greenburgh Eleven is implementing the New York State Common Core Learning Standards.

Common Core State Standards

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CTLE SPONSOR APPROVAL
THE NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT (NYSED) HAS APPROVED GREENBURGH ELEVEN AS SPONSOR OF CONTINUING TEACHER AND LEADER EDUCATION (CTLE) PURSUANT TO SECTION 80-6 OF THE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION.
THE TERM OF APPROVAL IS FIVE YEARS, BEGINNING JULY 1, 2016 AND ENDING JUNE 30, 2021. AT LEAST
THREE MONTHS PRIOR TO THE END DATE, THE DISTRICT WILL REAPPLY FOR APPROVAL  TO CONTINUE TO BE AN APPROVED SPONSOR OF CTLE.

The purpose of the Professional Development Plan is to provide the necessary guidance to fulfill the requirements of NYS Commissioner’s Regulations 80-3.6(b), 100.2(dd) and 100.2(o), New York State  Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE)  requirement and the District’s  policy # 9700.
The professional development plan will support the District’s mission and the tenets of the Diagnostic Tools for Schools and District Effectiveness (DTSDE), the District’s Comprehensive Improvement Plan (DCIP) and the School Comprehensive Education Plan (SCEP).


The District recognizes that teacher and other professional staff quality is a vital component of ensuring student achievement.  Subsequently, it is essential that we provide all staff (Administrators, Teachers, School Counselors, School Psychologists, Teacher Assistants and Associates) with high quality focused, differentiated, job-embedded and on-going professional development to support the teaching and learning process.


Professional development activities will be regularly scheduled, ongoing, and consistent; they will be targeted and relevant to teacher practice and needs; grounded and contextualized within district and building goals and initiatives. The plan will include strategies for implementation that are job-embedded, context specific, results-driven, and sustainable over time. The plan will be reviewed annually by the Professional Development Review Team and adjusted as appropriate.

Mandated Professional Development is an essential element for ensuring that teachers are highly        qualified and up-to-date on the latest teaching and learning strategies.  Professional Development includes the following elements:

 

  1. APPR – Developing Smart Learning Goals

  2. Data Driven Instruction

  3. Common Core Learning Standards

  4. BOCES Content Area Training in Secondary Math, Social Studies, Science

  5. BOCES Mathematics – CCSS and new math programs

  6. Language Arts Fusion-Common Core

  7. Dignity for All Student/Code of Conduct

  8. Characteristics of Children in Care and Child Development

  9. Positive Behavioral Supports (PBS)

  10. Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) training​

  11. OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Training Video

  12. Bloodborne Pathogens Quiz

  13. Mandated Reporting, Identification and Prevention of Child Abuse

  14. Prevention of Sexual Harassment

  15. Educational Impact

  16. CPR/AED

  17. Smartboards

  18. Digits Mathematics

  19. enVisions Mathematics

  20. Data Analysis and Reports – Academic and Behavior

  21. Response to Intervention (RTI)

  22. Professional Learning Communities

  23. Scholastic

    • System 44

    • Expert 21

    • Fasttmath

    • Fraction Nation

    • Do the Math

    • Scholastic Math Inventory

    • Read 180


Professional Development Plan

Phone: (914) 693-8500

Fax: (914)-693-4029

1 Echo Hill Drive
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522, USA

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