Professional Development Aligned to Arizona’s Common Core 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.
Growing Collaborative School Teams to Implement Arizona’s Common Core Standards
Dates: June 10 – 12, 2013
The Arizona Department of Education is pleased to offer this exciting summer conference opportunity to education leaders from across Arizona. The event will emphasize the value of collaborative school teams and professional learning for teachers and leaders to help implement new initiatives such as Arizona’s Common Core Standards.
For more about the conference, including registration information and details about keynote speaker Stephanie Hirsh, please visit the conference webpage.
Professional Development for ACCS is being offered around the state in three phases:
|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 Common Core Standards, and pre-service teacher training.