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sunset The end of the year is approaching quickly and we wanted to take the opportunity to reflect on the changes we made in our enrollment system this last year.

The following presentation is a short glimpse at the changes that took place, the outcomes, and how it relates to next year. The presentation also includes a few slides pertaining to current attendance numbers and some end of the year essentials. Let’s finish strong, team!

click on this link to view the PowerPoint: PLC PowerPoint

check here for more info about essentials: End-of-Semester Essentials

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Hand shakeWednesday’s Team Huddle & PLC will be in room 116 at 8:00am (Whittier & morning BESST staff) AND 8:00pm (BESST evening staff). 

Here’s a preview of the agenda.

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On Friday, May 14, 2010, I will present Embracing a Blog! ~ Empowering a PLC!! at the CALPRO PLC Institute in Los Angeles.

The objective of the presentation is to provide 10 easy steps to successfully build an e-PLC.

Here is the presentation PowerPoint: Embracing a Blog ~ Empowering a PLC

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Must-See Video for all adult educators!

The California WIA Title II Winter Consortium video is now available online! Agencies can download the presentation slides, and view the video and panel discussion at http://www.casas.org/.

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On Day 3 of the CALPRO PLC Institute, Martha and Mandi will present “NMUSD Adult School ~ Getting to Common Formative Assessments.”  The purpose is to show one adult school’s step-by-step progression towards creating common formative assessments:

  1. Selecting and unwrapping essential standards
  2. Deciding on learner outcomes
  3. Selecting research-based instructional practices
  4. Applying research-based instructional practices to needs and abilities of students
  5. Using agreed upon strategies
  6. Identifying best practices
  7. Using common formative assessments to monitor student progress
  8. Analyzing data to inform instruction
  9. Creating systematic intervention
  10. Reflecting and evolving.

To view our PowerPoint presentation, click on NMUSD Adult School ~ Getting to Common Formative Assessments.

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Typically, our ESL / ABE professional learning communities (PLCs) meet to analyze data results from our text-based common formative assessments.  Today, however, we meet to analyze the CASAS results from Session 1*.  The purpose of this analysis is to inform instruction for Session 2.  Say, what?  We’re making CASAS into a common formative assessment?  Yep, that’s today’s purpose. (more…)

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Hand shakeThis evening’s Team Huddle & PLC will be in room 116 at 8:10pm.  Please dismiss your class at 8:00pm. 
Here’s a preview of the agenda.

We are a dynamic community of learners and leaders!

We share to impart, impact, improve and empower!

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