"Students Learn in a Division That Learns"
We are pleased to provide learning opportunities to all members of the PWCS Division. Please review the calendar on the right side of the page as well as the links directly below for upcoming courses. When you find a professional learning opportunity that interests you, click on the electronic catalog to find out details and to enroll.
|Important Information for New Hires
- The PWCS Mentor Institute is a mandatory part of the Division's mentor training program. The full PWCS Mentor Institute consists of a face-to-face component and an online component. Both portions must be completed in order to receive credit for the training. When you sign up for the face-to-face component, you will be contacted by one of the Mentor Program specialists about the online course requirements.
- Register for OPD 824 in the online catalog or contact Dr. Tim Neall firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr. Amie Weinberg email@example.com at 703-791-7369.
Elementary Teachers, would you like to talk with experienced teachers about setting up your classroom and starting the school year? Do you want to see several classrooms that are ready for students to arrive?
- OPD 222: The First Year in the Elementary Classroom
This course is open to all Elementary teachers and will provide "just in time" information throughout the school year. Registrants may attend individual sessions or all sessions.
- The first session will take place on August 18 from 9am-noon (at a location TBA) and will provide information that will be helpful for starting the school year, including organization and classroom management. Experienced PWCS teachers will share their ideas and experiences, andit may be possible to view classrooms that are already set up for the school year.
- The second session, on October 6 from 4:30-6:30pm, will expand on information about starting the school year successfully, including organization and management tips. In addition, experienced PWCS educators will share suggestions for completing interims and report cards, as well as implementing successful conferences.
- Session three, which will occur on January 13 from 4:30-6:30pm, highlights mid-year concerns, including student evaluation and asessment, SOL exams, and other relevant topics. Registrants will help shape the session by submitting their topic request to the instructor.
- For questions or suggestions about this session, please contact Dr. Amie Weinberg, in the Office of Professional Learning, at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 703-791-7562.
- If you are new to the Division and are unable to access the Online Professional Learning Catalog, simply email Dr. Weinberg to register.