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From Staff Room to Classroom: Level IV

Leading Professional Learning Communities

Robin Fogarty & Associates, Ltd. Professional Development


Objectives
To understand the rationale for forming and supporting PLCs
To examine the role of the PLCs in effecting school change
To explore specific tools and techniques to facilitate PLCs
To know the form and function of PLCs  for effecting meaningful school change



Day 1

Welcome /Introductions
Opening: Overview of Professional Learning Communities
Defining and Describing PLC
Essential Team Building
PLCs-Who? What? When? Where? Why? How?
Professional Learning Communities –In a Nutshell
Developing a Menu of Options


Day 2

The Data Focus-Coaches’ Story
Data! Dialogue! Decisions!
Reflective Questions for Data Dialogue
Journals for Reflective Practice
Problem Scenarios
Facilitating PLCs-Planning a Meeting
Closure Activity
Dismissal