Facilitated Facilitated by: Andrew Jones & Gabe Hamilton
Dates: January 24, 2018; 8:30 am registration; 9-3:30 pm
Target Audience: Instructional Coaches, Principals & District Leaders
Description: This one day workshop is meant to help school and district leaders support teachers with the implementation of proficiency-based learning practices. This session focuses on seven high leverage tools and strategies that can be utilized to facilitate the implementation of proficiency-based systems of teaching and learning.
Gradebooks, vision statements, professional development opportunities, instructional coaches, guiding documents, distributed leadership structures, and professional learning communities all provide a cohesive package of tools that can support the shift to a proficiency-based model of education.
● To gain a systems perspective of proficiency-based learning implementation
● To understand the challenges and barriers of implementation
● To be able to leverage certain tools and strategies to support the shift to PBL
● To share successes and challenges of implementation strategies
Andrew Jones is the Director of Curriculum for Mill River Unified Union School District. He is a doctoral candidate at UVM, focusing his research on the implementation of proficiency-based learning. Andrew is a 2015 Rowland Fellow.
Gabe Hamilton is the Proficiency-Based Learning Coordinator at Mount Abraham UHS in Bristol, VT. He is also a 2015 Rowland Foundation Fellow. Both have provided quality professional learning on the PBL model.