Township of Union Public Schools

Township of Union Public Schools

Personalized Professional Development

2018-2019


School-Based PD

School-Based PDtitle

 19-20 PD
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

  • Implementing standard-based instruction

  • Implementing instructional routines

  • Developing effective mathematical discourse


Science - Secondary

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

 

Social Studies - Secondary

  •  Develop strategies to enhance the reading/writing connection in social studies
 
Special Education
  •  Best practices in co-teaching and shared instructional practices
 
Physical Education
  • Techniques and best practices related to classroom management and learning environment structure
 
Technology
  •  Library/Media Specialist Training: Media Resources and the utilization of various media
 
World Languages
  •  Development of skills related to SmartBoard use in the classroom
  •  Moving instruction to be more student centered
  •  Explore new approaches and theories to teaching a foreign language
 
Visual and Performing Arts
  •  Develop and implement questioning and discussion techniques to focus on high-level analysis
Athletics
  •  Developing and implementing strategies to increase parent and student participation in athletic programs
 
Nursing
  •  Increasing parent communications and contact related to student wellness
 
School Counseling
  •  Implementing specific, systematic parent programs within the counseling framework
  • Integration of technology into work with counseling groups and for student data tracking.