C&T 801: Planning for School Improvement
Key Skills: professional development, teaching-learning models, assessment data analysis, planning curriculum and instruction, SIP, school improvement plans, reform models
Description: This course will emphasize the latest research and practice related to school reform and student success, particularly professional development and data analysis as they relate to standards, curricula, assessment, and instruction embedded in a school improvement plan. There will be a focus on school improvement and school reform models. Discussions will provide a pathway for teachers to contribute to the development and implementation of an identified district’s school improvement plans. Topics will include professional development and data analysis. Topics from your previous courses, such as instructional strategies, content standards, and curriculum modification, will also be covered. You will function as a teacher member of a school improvement team to assimilate and synthesize research and practice into the development, revision, and/or assessment of a school improvement plan for a specific school site.