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Developed by experts and practitioners and designed for individual or district-wide use, PLC Learning Academy offers wrap-around support for principals, teachers, and leaders by addressing the most relevant topics in education today.

You can develop a personalized, actionable learning plan through our Signature Programs and engage with thought leaders in educational webinars and free events. Each series is concise, to the point, and filled with strategies and tools that you can implement immediately. Take action today with PLC Associates, Inc!

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PLC Upcoming Events

It’s time to focus on the NOW!
With PLC Learning Academy’s open enrollment sessions, district and school offerings, you’ll get exclusive access to online seminars that are talking about the most relevant topics and issues in education today. Gain valuable insight from acclaimed education experts and take your professional development to the next level!

Free Events: January 2021

These events offer participants with relevant information and specific action steps to implement the ideas and strategies presented.

High-Quality Student Engagement in Remote Learning Spaces

We will examine new ways to understand engagement in remote settings and the intentional teacher moves that foster an engaged classroom culture.
Thursday, January 21st from 1:00 to 1:45pm
Audience: Central Office, Instructional Coaches, Building Leaders and Teachers
Featuring: Christina Lesh and Carolyn Tinsley-Tremmel
Register for this event

 

Supercharge Your Ed Tech Professional Learning

Regardless of the current state, school districts have an opportunity to establish new norms for educational technology through effective planning, execution and professional learning.
Tuesday, January 26th from 4:30 to 5:15pm
Audience: Central Office, Instructional and Tech Coaches and School Leaders
Featuring: Mike Newman and Emory Roethel
Register for this event
Read more about Supercharging Your Instructional Ed Tech Professional Learning

Free Events: February 2021

These events offer participants with relevant information and specific action steps to implement the ideas and strategies presented.

The Magic of Success in High School: Five Need To Knows!

Success in High School…And After! How are you supporting students to stay on track and guide each of them towards post-high school success? Systems, Structures and Strategies to Make This A Reality For All Students!
Thursday, February 4th from 1:00 to 1:30pm
Audience: School Principals and School Counselors, Secondary Level
Featuring: Sam Feeney, Chief Development Officer of SimpliCollege and Penny Ciaburri, CEO of PLC Associates, Inc.
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Read more about PLC Associates, Inc. and SimpliCollege partnership

 

Specific Instructional Strategies for SWDs/SDAs and ELLs/MLLs

Of all K-12 students, those with special needs and language barriers are especially hard hit by the pandemic. This event will focus on exploring and identifying critical considerations as well as viable solutions in assisting district staff in propelling the learning of these struggling students in virtual, onsite, and hybrid settings.
Thursday, February 11th from 4:30 to 5:15pm
Audience: Central Office, School Leaders, Teachers of SWD/SDA and ELLs/MLLs
Featuring: Diane Albano EdD., Svetlana Stowell, Colleen Ulrich
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Open Enrollment Offerings

(Please note: PLC will post dates/times as new offerings are scheduled.)

Supports For Our Special Education Students!

January 21 & 28, February 4, 11 & 18 or 25 (for schools on break 2/18)
Each session is from 3:30 to 4:30pm ET
Audience: Teachers, School Leaders, PPS, ASI’s, Directors
Featuring: Svetlana Stowell and Mike Newman
Register for this event (minimum of 5 persons per district)
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Peak Performance- Reveal Your Path 

This program assures results…perform at your personal and professional best!
Cohort 5 begins February 8
Audience: School and District Leaders at all levels
Featuring: Jared Kahmar and Jim Harshaw
More information on the program and to register

 

Past Events

Reveal your Path

Featuring: Jared Kahmar and Jim Harshaw (read more)

 

Effective Instructional Technology Systems

Focused on the Six Pillars for a strong foundation and framework. Effective systems for instructional technology have never been more important.
Featuring: Mike Newman and Emory Roethel
Webinar video will available soon!
Read more about Effective Instructional Technology Systems

The #EdTech Integration Assessment

A strong plan for instructional technology is key to building capacity and success across a school district. Regardless of the current state, school districts have an opportunity to establish new norms for educational technology through effective planning, professional development, and execution.

This targeted, twenty-question assessment will provide your school with essential information around successfully integrating technology with instructional best practices. This provides a baseline as well as a tool to progress monitor.

Take this FREE ASSESSMENT NOW!
Download a paper copy of the assessment.

The #EdTech Systems Assessment

The #EdTech Systems Assessment has been built to highlight the critical questions from each of the 6 Pillars for an Effective Instructional Technology Framework:

Communication, Compliance, Instructional Design, Integration, Strategic Planning, and Technology Management.

This targeted, twenty-question assessment will provide your district with essential information to maximize the use of instructional technology. These Pillars are stronger together and lay the foundation for increased capacity for instructional technology across your organization. This provides a baseline as well as a tool to progress monitor.

Take this FREE ASSESSMENT NOW!
Download a paper copy of the assessment.

Enrollment and District Offerings

Power-up your professional learning!

PLC Associates offers outstanding opportunities for each educator to expand on their profession and extend their reach in education.
These are offered both as open enrollment sessions as well as can be customized to your district.

Transforming Learning: High-Quality, Student-Centered Remote Learning

Explicit strategies and ideas to transform instruction and the learning process.

This five-part, “how-to” series focuses on explicit strategies and ideas for student and teacher self- reflection, feedback models, creative assignments, student assessment, and discuss ways to stay connected to our students.

Sessions are focused on how to:

  • create an online environment for student-centered learning to thrive
  • enhance and transform the learning process
  • build student skills, supporting social-emotional health and teacher/student connections
  • choose and use appropriate technology applications
  • creating clear expectations, guided practice and exploration
  • use data regularly to identify each student’s learning needs

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Transforming Learning Series

Remote & Hybrid Learning Drill Down Series: Specific Strategies for Your Area of Work!

Impact learning and improve achievement at each level.

These unique and comprehensive offerings respond specifically to the new opportunities we have in education. These grade and content specific offerings will fit exactly to your needs!

Transforming Learning for: (download the overview for each)

Grades Pre-Kindergarten to 2nd

Grades 3rd to 5th

Middle School and High School

Students with Disabilities

Multilingual Learners (MLL) / English Language Learners (ELL)

Each series on High-Quality, Student-Centered Remote Instruction reviews the current states and then provides how to enhance and transform the learning process for student-centered learning to thrive.
How to:

  • provide models and attributes of successful remote learning.
  • build and manage remote and hybrid learning communities.
  • transfer student engagement best practices into the remote learning environment.
  • engage stakeholders, parents, and other caregivers as partners.
  • support social-emotional health and teacher-student connections.
  • use assessments and data regularly to identify each students’ learning needs.
  • target feedback and promote student ownership and self-regulation of learning.
  • choose and use appropriate technology solutions and applications.

Effective Instructional Technology Systems

The Six Pillars of Instructional Technology.

What systems are in already in place to support effective instructional technology? To maximize the use of instructional technology throughout your school district, systems must be established to support all six areas of the effective instructional technology framework.

Alignment across the six areas of effective instructional technology is essential to remote, hybrid and in person learning models. We can help with:
Strategic Planning – Compliance – Integration – Communication – Technology Management – Instructional Design

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Effective Instructional Technology Systems

The Effective Instructional Technology Needs Assessment has been built to highlight the critical questions from each of the 6 Pillars for an Effective Instructional Technology Framework.

  • Communication (Cm) – The clear and consistent flow of information from the technology department to stakeholders.
  • Compliance (Cp) – Ensuring technology systems follow state and federal laws and regulations related to data security and privacy.
  • Instructional Design (ID) – The systematic creation of physical and digital instructional materials.
  • Integration (In) – The effective use of technology by educators and students.
  • Strategic Planning (SP) – Technology decisions are guided by inclusive, multi-year plans which set priorities and maximize resources.
  • Technology Management (TM) – Investing in and improving technology in a way which maximizes fiscal resources.

Supercharge Your Instructional Technology!

Building and supporting strong and effective school systems.

A strong plan for instructional technology is key to building capacity and success across a school district. Regardless of the current state, school districts have an opportunity to establish new norms for educational technology through effective planning and execution.

Areas of Focus

  1. Identify synchronous and asynchronous professional development opportunities and learning resources provided by third party vendors and educational organizations.
  2. Develop a communication plan for instructional technology including best practices for instructional technology, professional development, and growth opportunities, available supports for technology integration and technical support for stakeholders.
  3. Coordinate learning plans for the first weeks of school to include planned opportunities for staff and students to explore learning technologies in a low stakes environment.
  4. Focus on creating engaging, accessible instructional lessons utilizing instructional technology, project based learning and multiple methods of submitting assignments (audio, video, etc.)
  5. Develop weekly plans for learning to build consistency and comfort in remote/hybrid learning platforms.
  6. Reimagine communications between staff, students, and families to prioritize relationship building and personalized support.

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Supercharge Your Instructional Technology!

Peak Performance- Reveal Your Path

Achieving your personal and professional best!

Education leaders are facing incredible challenges in our current climate. We must grow our schools and move our personal and team’s capacity and skills forward, while creating and implementing solutions to new problems.

PLC can help you achieve your personal and professional best through Peak Performance- Reveal Your Path.

Participants experience breakthrough results. Our clients gain clarity, focus and balance, while identifying their goals, creating action plans, and implementing a system for follow through.

  • 1:1 Sessions: Individual 1-hour sessions offered bi-weekly with our facilitators.
  • Mastermind Calls: Four group calls using the Mastermind Format to drive Peak Performance.
  • Discovery Exercises: Individualized self-guided activities to create your plan forward.
  • Tips, Tools, Tactics: Resources cultivated from the best practices of highest performers.
  • Collaboration: Connect with colleagues in this group and from our National Network.

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Peak Performance- Reveal Your Path

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