Growing Personalized Learning Practices Series

FASA supports its members in a number of ways, including through hands-on training and professional development.  Through ongoing conversations and collaboration with their members, a few core areas have emerged where school and district leaders need targeted support as they lead their communities and strategize for SY’ 21-22.

Who Should Attend: Principals, Assistant Principals, Principal Supervisors and District-Level Administrators
Format: All sessions will be hosted on Zoom (10am - 11:30am, Eastern)
Registration Fee: 

  • Full Series for Members: $100
  • Full Series for Non-Members: $130
  • Single Sessions for Members: $30
  • Single Sessions for Non-Members: $40

Objectives:

  • Identify opportunities to grow personalized learning practices across your district
  • Develop ways to engage stakeholders and raise awareness on how personalized learning can address our biggest challenges
  • Connect and learn with other leaders and develop ideas to apply in your day-to-day work

 

Session Descriptions:
January 13, 2022

Enabling Educators to Support Personalized Learning

Are you seeing personalized learning in a few classrooms, but not across all teachers? Join us to explore the fundamentals of personalized learning and ways to grow across an entire school or district. During this time we will review the Core 4 of personalized learning, provide tips for how to reflect on current practices and share ways PL can support accelerated learning and build on current practices. 

Outcomes from session:

  • Build understanding of personalized learning and why is it important
  • Learn principles to inform mindset shift and adoption of personalized learning
  • Review the Core 4 instructional practices of personalized learning
January 27, 2022

Assessing the Current State and Setting a Clear Purpose

In this session we will discuss the importance of having a clear purpose that guides the implementation and improvement of personalized learning. We will look at ways to reflect on the current state of instructional practices to highlight strengths and identify opportunities for growth. We will also look at ways to engage stakeholders, to strengthen investment and ownership of personalized learning. 

Outcomes from session:

  • Develop a clear purpose that guides practice
  • Reflect on the current state of personalized learning at your school or district
  • Learn strategies for building stakeholder awareness and investment
February 3, 2022

Increasing Student Engagement through Personalized Learning Models

Having strong instructional models and instructional designs helps educators be flexible and meet the needs of students.  More importantly, personalized learning models increase student choice, ownership and engagement.  This session will show ways to build skills that teachers have mastered and ways to leverage technology to create additional paths for learning and increase student engagement.  It is important to also build the skills to distribute authority to those closest to each decision. 

Outcomes from session:

  • Learn different instructional models and designs to increase engagement
  • Align personalized learning models with current strategic priorities
February 17. 2022

Skill Up: Choose Your Own Adventure 

Join us to explore a topic of interest, based on the group’s feedback from the first three sessions. Topics offered could include: collaboration and creativity, nurturing trust across teams, growing leaders, building empathy with stakeholders, building responsive roadmaps, student engagement, learning recovery,  reflection and goal setting. 

Outcomes from session:

  • Deep dive into focus topic of the group’s choice
  • Action planning to integrate new frameworks, strategies and practices

CANCELLATION POLICY: 
Cancellations must be in writing before 5:00pm on Thursday, January 6, 2022 to receive a refund for the full series, minus a $25 processing fee. For individual session refunds, cancellations must be received one week (7 days) prior to the scheduled event, minus a $25 processing fee. Fees cannot be refunded for registrations cancelled after Thursday, January 6, 2022 for the full series, or for "no-shows". Substitutions must be submitted in writing to bmarshall@fasa.net.

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