Content area consultants and coaches work collaboratively to support teachers with the implementation of State Standards, creation of student-centered learning environments, and the delivery of effective instructional processes. The CEQ staff provides support to schools by providing professional development training for all district certified employees, researching and securing appropriate resources to support teaching and learning, monitoring instructional practices, analyzing data, conducting classroom observations, coordinating and monitoring the implementation of Professional Learning Communities and Response to Intervention. Coaches provide service to teachers who need additional assistance in instructional processes as outlined by the district’s aim toward master teacher development. CEQ staff is available to provide instructional support to certified staff who are recommended, or request support from the Center for Educator Quality.
The Center for Educator Quality provides opportunities for pre-service, new, and experienced administrators of the district. The district offers comprehensive programs for aspiring assistant principals and aspiring principals. The programs are based on professional standards developed by the Interstate School Leaders Consortium (ISLLC) and focuses on areas such as vision, instructional leadership, school and community partnerships, ethics, and communications. In addition, new principals complete induction training and activities and are supported during the initial two years in a supportive and collaborative system, which includes mentoring support. Experienced principals continue their professional growth through instructionally-focused development opportunities and job embedded activities.
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