Principles and Elements of Effective Professional Development


by
Andrew Elizalde June 10, 2013


Presented at:
SCL Conference 2013

ABSTRACT:

The Biblical concepts of sanctification and community will set the foundation for a professional development plan that both encourages all teachers and challenges teachers to higher levels of professionalism. An overview will be given of a plan composed of: peer and self observation, collaborative lesson design (a.k.a. Lesson Study), a four year cycle of readings and discussions, critical friends tuning protocols, smaller team/cluster meetings, weekly email updates, monthly collegiums, annual traditions, and summer conferences. A corresponding packet of sample documents will be provided to participants.


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Development Professionalism Strategies Teachers


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Andrew Elizalde
Andrew Elizalde earned a B.A. degree at Depauw University where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude, earned a mathematics major, physics minor, and religious studies minor, and received the H.E.H. Greenleaf Award as the most outstanding graduate of the school’s mathematics program. His teaching experience includes work in both public and private schools as well as private tutoring in subjects ranging from elementary mathematics to advanced calculus and physics. Andrew is currently Dean of Academics, at Covenant Classical School in Fort Worth, Texas. Andrew also regularly offers consulting services to Classical schools. Andrew and his wife, Brooke, have three daughters.

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The Grammar of Mathematics

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