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Township of Union Public Schools

Township of Union Public Schools

Personalized Professional Development

2018-2019


School-Based PD

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Hannah Caldwell Elementary School

  • Strategies related to a focus on increased skills related to writing across curriculum areas and in all grade levels.

  • Strategies related to a focus on increased math skills in all grade levels.

  • Implementation of New Reading Series- Journeys


Connecticut Farms Elementary School

  • Implementation of New Reading Series- Journeys

  • Cultural Sensitivity within the Classroom

  • Team Building to enhance collaboration and school climate/culture


Washington Elementary School

  • Implementation of new reading series, “Journeys”

  • Team Building to enhance collaboration, climate and culture


Livingston Elementary School

  • Practices in effective Professional Learning Communities


Franklin Elementary School

  • Develop and build on best practices to support student outcomes


Battle Hill Elementary School

  • Increased utilization and development of higher-order questioning skills


Jefferson School

  • Sustaining “Lighthouse” Status

  • Empowered Instruction Models (Leader in Me)

  • Enhancing Our Professional Learning Communities (Building on our RTI)

  • Implementation of New LA Series-  “ReadyGen”


Kawameeh Middle School

  • Developing SMART Goals aligned with Unit Plans

  • Incorporating RTI by focusing on using assessment in instruction and demonstrating flexibility and responsiveness


Burnet Middle School

  • Create instructional learning environments to support student and teacher outcomes


Union High School

  • Develop and implement techniques and best practices to support student and teacher outcomes in academic, athletics, and extra-curricular settings




Department-Based PD

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Pre-K through Grade 4: ELA and Social Studies

  • Implementation of New Reading Series- Journeys

  • Continue to build on best practices to increase student engagement



Career Ed - Secondary

  • Meet to discuss and develop new programs for Perkins and to merge life skills and training into curriculum.


ELA - Grade 5

  • Best practices (including group practices, close-reading, and writing) related to ReadyGen and progressive, thematic ELA curriculum


ELA - Secondary

  • Continue to develop practices that facilitate progress toward a digital classroom and digital curriculum materials

  • Continue to build on best practices related to writing to sources and use of multi-part assessment questions


ESL - District

  • Continue to develop strategies for community outreach

  • Continue to learn and implement trending laws and state mandates regarding ESL students

  • Continue annual Access and testing training


Math / Science - Elementary

  • Develop advanced questioning and discussion techniques to focus on high-level analysis


Math - Secondary

  • Agile Mind - Learn the structure and design of Agile Mind programs, including instructional content, assessments, data reports, and planning resources.


Science - Secondary

  • Develop advanced questioning and discussion techniques to focus on high-level analysis and student engagement