Professional Learning Opportunities
These Professional Learning initiatives are currently available in the On-Track System:
How to Register with OnTrack:
- Login to OnTrack either from http://usoe.truenorthlogic.com or access OnTrack from the Services / Tools portlet on your my.uen page.
- Click-on Professional Learning (third tab) and search course title.
- Click on the Register Button next to the sesstion number and title.
- *Important* Make sure you click on the Next Button on the next screen to confirm your registration.
SATURDAY STUDIO SESSIONS (Filled for 2013-2014)
(Learning with colleagues for Three Saturday Mornings): Designing Student Performance Tasks and Examining Student Work to better prepare for the new assessments in 2014.
In these seminars participants will develop Student Performance Tasks, using a wide range of resources for informational texts across content areas as well as literary non-fiction, and examining student work to adjust instructional practices.
Each participant will be required to attend three Saturdays: two in the Fall and one in the Spring. Each participant will receive a stipend based on completion of a beginning Learning Needs Survey; an ending survey and the re-design of instruction and assessments for their classrooms or work with other teachers. There will be a maximum of 75 participants. Each session will be facilitated Christelle Estrada, USOE English Specialist.
STANFORD-UTAH PARTNERSHIP: INNOVATION STUDIOS FOR DESIGN THINKING
Update information for January 23-24, 2014 at UEN
USOE-UEN-SUU Endorsement Courses available beginning fall 2013:
READING APPRENTICESHIP IMPROVING SECONDARY EDUCATION (RAISE): WestEd and USOE Partnership
Content literacy with teams of high school teachers: English (9th grade), Science (Biology), and United States History.
Cohort One: Established in June 2011
Cohort Two: Established in June 2012.
Cohort Three: Established for June 2013.
Cohort Four: Recruiting will begin, fall of 2013 - Official Application for Cohort IV
If you have other questions, please contact the new Utah Site Coordinator kenna [dot] rodgers [at] schools [dot] utah [dot] govKenna Rodgers for further information.