Expand your impact with Professional Learning designed to improve student success.

The Professional Learning Team provides DPS educators with exceptional, personalized professional learning opportunities that build on every individual’s ability to contribute to our vision of Every Child Succeeds. We do this by serving as a one-stop shop for all your professional learning needs.  This site will help you find learning opportunities based on your role and school flexibility decisions or explore Professional Development Units and learning communities with peers. The Professional Learning Team is committed to providing high-quality, impactful professional learning experiences, as well as opportunities for educators to collaborate, cultivate resources and share best practices.

PL Team News

Summer 2018 Professional Development Sessions are Fast Approaching!

Session information and registration will be available March 1, 2018. Mark your calendars for these key dates! School Leadership Weeks: Network-based, peer learning sessions are available for leaders to strategically plan and build their capacity around instructional priorities and ILT leadership. Dates for these weeks are listed below.              

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New! Culturally Responsive Teaching Fellowship

Applications are now being accepted for the Culturally Responsive Teacher Fellowship Program and Year Two of the Opportunity Gap Cohort. This fellowship is focused on providing teachers with exceptional tools, resources, and opportunities. The goal of this program is to create our Framework of Culturally Responsive Instructional Practices from the on-going efforts and sharing from teachers

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Foundational PDU – Exploring Culturally Responsive Teaching Practices

This training is an introductory exploration of culturally responsive teaching practices. We will cover how teachers can begin to meet the needs of diverse learners by building relationships with students and families, creating a caring environment and providing relevant and rigorous content to ALL students. LEAP Framework Indicators: L.E. 1-4, 1.3, P.1, P.4-P.6 SECTION 1

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