Teaching in a Team: Best Practices to Accelerate Student Learning

September 30, 2021, 4–6 p.m. via Zoom

Presented by WSASCD and led by Dana Richardson, Instructional Specialist, South Kitsap School District, this session is dedicated to best practices in collaborating, planning, and providing supplemental small-group instruction to accelerate student learning and/or ameliorate COVID-19 related learning gaps.

We will dive into a systems approach to partnering with others to support student learning to accelerate learning through collaborative support with a focus on:
• Building Collective Capacity for a Powerful Launch: Staffing, Partnerships, Inclusive Community
• High-Yield Instructional Practices: Structures and Strategies
• Alignment for Acceleration: Complementary Coordination and Communication

Session outcomes/takeaways:

• Learning Target 1: Participants will reflect on current practice and role articulate strengths and weaknesses.
• Learning Target 2: Participants will discuss and collaborate within teams and/or with other participants in like roles to optimize structure, alignment, and acceleration.
• Learning Target 3: Participants will apply learning to develop and action plan to accelerate student learning. 

This professional learning may be eligible for Title I, CARES/CRRSA/ARP Act Funds. Please contact your program director for more information. 

Who Should Attend
Certificated, classified, instructional leaders who have students receiving layered supports (intervention, ELL, SPED, TItle, HiCap) and pre-service interns who work or will work collaboratively to accelerate student learning will benefit from participation.

Dana Richardson is an elementary level instructional specialist in the South Kitsap School District. After spending 10 years as a classroom teacher, Dana worked five years as a LAP and Title I Intervention Specialist.

Currently, Dana works at the district level providing professional development, collaboration, and mentoring for certificated and classified support staff. Her areas of expertise include data collection and analysis, communication, and collaboration to increase student achievement, and evidence-based best practices in literacy and math interventions. She is currently serving on the Washington State ASCD Board, as well as the Eureka Math Advisory Board.

$85 per individual OR $255 group registration (four registrants—three paid and one complimentary)

Click here to complete the Individual registration.
Click here to complete the Group registration.

A one-year membership to WSASCD is included with registration for non-members. 
Note to current members: registration does not extend your membership.

You will receive a Zoom confirmation with your personal link to join the session shortly after your registration is processed. The confirmation contains your personal link to join the session. Follow the link in your confirmation to add this meeting to your calendar. Note: Only one device is admitted per email so please do not share your link. 

This session will be recorded and paid registrants will be provided personal access (not shareable) to the recording post-event. The recording can be accessed for three months following the session. Still wish to cancel? An administrative fee ($30 individual/$65 group) applies to cancellations. No Show = No Refund.

Clock Hours
2.0 WA State Approved clock hours are available for participation for live online participation. Attendance will be verified.

Contact Lisa Gehman at 360.943.5717 or wsascd@wasa-oly.org with registration questions or for registration assistance.

Contact Carrie Lam at
carrielamascd@gmail.com with event questions and for Zoom assistance the day of the session.