The Office of Professional Development is excited to announce a variety of professional learning opportunities for staff this June, July and August! Course offerings include required professional development as well as choice-based professional learning opportunities. Course details are now available through our Professional Development: Summer 2023 Opportunities Courses web page! Please visit the page often, as we will continue adding new courses and updating course details as they are finalized. Continue reading
Category Archives: Professional Development
Fostering Engagement & Growth in the De-Leveled Middle School ELA Classroom, June 27-29
The Office of Professional Development is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a three-day summer workshop on supporting student engagement and growth in the de-leveled middle school classroom.
Purpose: The purpose of this workshop is to work directly with middle school English/language arts teachers to support differentiated instruction in the de-leveled classroom. Continue reading
Professional Learning Opportunity: Making the Most of CMP3 – June 1
Attention Math Teachers, Grades 6-8: Are you interested in learning more about Connected Mathematics Projects 3 (CMP3)? Join us on Thursday, June 1, from 5 to 6 p.m. via Zoom, for Making the Most of CMP3. This course, led by Max Rzodkiewicz, a math teacher at Journey Middle School, is designed to help you make CMP3 an effective tool for all students in all math classes. Participants will: Continue reading
Learn More About JMU’s Ed Leadership Program on May 24
Wednesday, May 24, 2023 | 5 p.m. | Zoom
Is school leadership in your future? James Madison University (JMU) is pleased to host an informational meeting for its Educational Leadership programs, including master’s and certificate options, on Wednesday, May 24, at 5 p.m. via Zoom. JMU is planning to start a new cohort in August 2023 for Albemarle County Public Schools and surrounding school divisions. Classes will be held locally, one night per week. Continue reading
VCU Reading Specialist Cohort: Application Night on May 18
Thursday, May 18, 2023 | 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. | Albemarle High School | Registration
If you are a VCU Reading Specialist Cohort candidate who would like assistance with the application process, please join us this Thursday evening, May 18, for an open work session with Dr. Jenna Lenhardt from the VCU School of Education. We will meet in the library at Albemarle High School from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., and participants should bring their laptop. To help with our planning efforts, please complete our registration form if you plan to attend.
Questions? Please contact Megan Wood.
Summer 2023 Online Professional Learning at W&M SURN
The William & Mary School-University Resource Network (SURN) has published their summer 2023 online professional learning opportunities, open to practicing K-12 teachers. For more information, view their Summer 2023 Flyer or visit the Online Professional Learning at SURN web page.
Educational Leadership at JMU: Informational Meeting This Wednesday!
Wednesday, April 19, 2023 | 5 p.m. | Zoom
Is school leadership in your future? James Madison University (JMU) is pleased to host an informational meeting for its Educational Leadership programs, including master’s and certificate options, this Wednesday, April 19, at 5 p.m. via Zoom. JMU is planning to start a new cohort in August 2023 for Albemarle County Public Schools and surrounding school divisions. Classes will be held locally, one night per week. Continue reading
Leveling Up Your Instruction With Technology: Spring PD Series
Educators: As you wrap up the school year, are you looking to refresh your instruction through technology? Interested in earning a professional development (PD) point or two? Join an upcoming PD session! Each hour-long session will provide do-now strategies to enhance instruction, promote digital organization, and develop your best practices when it comes to integrating technology into your classroom.
Register for our spring sessions through the Professional Learning Management System (PLMS)! Use the links below to access the PLMS page for each course. Then, click on the “Sections” tab, then the desired “Section Title,” and then the blue “Register” button. Continue reading
Educational Leadership at Old Dominion University: M.S.Ed., Ed.S. & Ph.D. Cohorts
The PK-12 Educational Leadership program at Old Dominion University (ODU) offers Master’s (M.S.Ed.) and Education Specialist (Ed.S.) degrees (30 credits) that prepare aspiring leaders for school and division-level administrative positions. The Ph.D. in Education with a Concentration in Educational Leadership (60 credits) prepares educational leaders for professional positions in PK-12 schools, faculty positions in higher education, research positions, and state and national policy making. Continue reading
Special Education Teacher Support Academy: June 26-29
Who: The Special Education Teacher Support Academy (SETSA) is seeking 100 early-career special education teachers (beginning through year 3) and 20 veteran special education teachers (who may apply to serve as coaches). This academy is open to special educators throughout Virginia. Continue reading