Professional Development Aligned to Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards
The Arizona Department of Education has been providing various types of professional development in order to assist with implementation efforts throughout the state. The Arizona Department of Education has partnered with Arizona Regional Education Service and Support Centers as well as national and local experts. Professional development is offered in various formats such as face-to-face workshops and institutes, Webinars, online courses, and web-content delivery. Specific information on the professional development offerings by the Arizona Department of Education can be located by selecting the icons below.
Professional Development for AZCCRS is being offered around the state in three phases:
PD Checklists for Phases 1, 2, and 3:
|Phase 1 – Knowledge||
Arizona English Language Arts/Literacy and/or Mathematics Standards trainings focused on content awareness, deconstruction of the standards, and instructional shifts.
|Phase 2 – Application||
Arizona English Language Arts/Literacy and/or Mathematics Standards trainings focused on content knowledge, application in the classroom, and pedagogy aligned to the rigor and expectations of the standards.
|Phase 3 – Integration||
Arizona English Language Arts/Literacy and/or Mathematics Standards embedded in: STEM, RTI, Career and Technical Education (CTE), school improvement, differentiated instruction for special education students, English language learners and gifted students, content integration, project-based learning, connections to other initiatives and grant-funded programs (i.e. teacher/principal evaluation, Move on When Reading, Title I, Title II, Title III), PARCC and formative assessment aligned to Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards, and pre-service teacher training.