2016 – 2017 DRAFT Saratoga Union School District

        Professional Development Calendar

Yellow: Contractual (Don’t touch)        Blue: Site Meetings/PD        Orange: Mandated Training    Melon: District PD

Grade Level at Site ES        Grade Level at Site MS        Grade Level District-wide

Month

Date

Elementary

Redwood

Special Education

Classified Aides

August

Thurs Aug 11

9:00 - 2:00 New Teacher Orientation @ DO

9:00 - 2:00 New Teacher Orientation@ DO

Mon Aug 15

8:30 -9:30  District Breakfast @ RMS

10:00 - 3:30 Site Staff Meeting

8:30 - 9:30 District Breakfast @ RMS

10:00 - 3:30 Site Staff Welcome, Task Force Workshop

District and Site

10:00 - 12:00 Mandatory Aide Orientation and Training

Tues Aug 16

8:15-12 Mini Conference @ RMS

1- 3:30 Mini Conference Grade Level Collaboration @ sites

8:15-12 Mini Conference @ RMS

1- 3:30 Mini Conference Department Collaboration

8:15-12 Mini Conference ALL

1-3:30

Elem: Job Alike/Dept (D.O Conf. Room

RMS: Site

8:15-12 Mini Conference (optional, paid)

Wed Aug 17

Teacher Work Day

Teacher Work Day

Site

Site

Wed Aug 24

Site PD/Training: Mandatory Emergency Prep by SRO, EpiPen training, CSSP review, Mandated Trainings

HW: Online Mandatory Safety Training (30 min)

All elementary staff: Argo MPR

BTSN Prep

(BTSN is 8/25)

Elem: Site Training

RMS: BTSN Prep

Elem: Site Training

RMS: Wk in classroom

Wed Aug 31

Elementary BTSN Prep

(BTSN: Argo 8.31,

FH & SES: 9.1)

Staff Meeting

  • Digital Citizenship
  • Student AUP

Elem:  BTSN Prep

RMS: Collaboration

Elem: Wk in classroom

RMS: Wk in classroom

September

Wed Sept 7

SBAC Data Review

Site Grade Level Collaboration (Math and Writing)

Site PD/Training: Mandatory Emergency Prep by SRO, EpiPen training, CSSP review, Mandated Trainings

HW: Online Mandatory Safety Training

Elem: Classroom Aide Training

Elem DIS:  Job Alike

RMS: Site Training

Elem:  Wk in classroom

RMS*:  Site Mandatory Training

Thurs Sept 8

1)Special Education Student Needs

2) New Teacher Eval pilot review

3) SBAC Data Review

RMS:  Site

RMS Training So, You Want to be a Groupie

(SLP Presentation)

Wed Sept 14

Staff Meeting/

Time for Mandatory Online Safety Training (60 min)

Department Meeting (Mandated Training time if needed)

Elem: Site Staff Mtg. /Site Work

RMS: Site Dept. Mtg.

Elem: Wk in Classroom

Wed Sept 21

Districtwide Elementary Grade Level PD - Math Talks (SVMI)

TK-K-1: Argo Library

2-3: FH Room 24

4-5: SES Library

Mandated Run-Hide-Defend  training with Sheriff’s Dept

Elem RSP:  Math Talks Training

SDC & /DIS:  Job Alike or Site time

RMS: Site Training

Elem:  Wk in Classroom

Wed Sept 28

Ed Tech PD - Using Dreambox to Differentiate

1:30 - 2:30:

TK-K-1: SES Computer Lab

2-3: Argo Computer Lab

4-5: FH Computer Lab

Grade Level meeting/ Student Focus

Ed Tech PD

For location: choose best fit for grade level

Ed Tech PD

Choose best fit for grade level

October

Mon Oct 3

Districtwide PD Day

Districtwide PD Day

Districtwide PD Day

Non-Work Day

Aides are invited to attend and will be paid for time

Wed Oct 5

Staff Meeting/Site PD

Task Force Informational Meeting

1:30 - 2:25 Site Mtg.

&

2:35 - 3:30

Special Ed. Dept Mtg (@ FH)

Elem & RMS:

Ed Tech Meeting to determine needs

Thurs Oct 6

Grade Level meeting/ Student Focus

RMS: Site Meeting

RMS Training:

Training:  So You’re Doing Push In

Wed Oct 12

Site Grade Level Collaboration

& Supporting Students Meetings

Grading Day (contractual)

Elem: Supporting Students

RMS: Grading

Elem:  Wk in classroom

Wed Oct 19

Ed Tech Google Apps - Session 1

Argonaut:

Rm 21: Shake Cohort

Rm 23: Rattle Cohort

Rm 25: Roll Cohort

Rm 27: EdTech Leaders Cohort

Department Mtg (8th period activity planning)

Elem:  Site or Job Alike PD

RMS: Site Mtg.

Elem Training:

Ed Tech with teachers Google Apps Session 1

Wed Oct 26

Report Card & Conference Prep

Task Force Meeting

Elem: Rpt Card/Conf.

RMS: Staff Meeting

Elem Training:  Behavior Supports:  Rage to Reason

Friday Oct  28

Teacher Work Day

Teacher Work Day

Elem: Work Day

RMS: Work Day

Non-Work Day

November

Wed Nov 2

Conferences

Ed Tech Training:

G Suite by SCCOE Session 1

Elem: Conferences

RMS: Site PD

Elem & RW:  Makeup Aide Orientation

Thurs Nov 3

Grade Level Meeting 8th Period Activity Planning (tentative)

RMS: Site Collaboration/ CASEMIS Prep.

RMS Training:

So, You Need to Modify or Accommodate on the Fly

Wed Nov 9

Staff Meeting/Site PD

SES: TBD:Guided Reading (Laurie Brandt)

FH @ 1:30: Behavior Problem Blues (Erin Bacon)

Department Mtg.

Elem: Site Mtg. /CASEMIS Prep.

RMS: Site Mtg.

Ft. Hill Rm 7:  Supporting Language and Vocabulary

Sar & Argo:  Supporting Language and Vocabulary

Wed Nov 16

Site Collaboration/PD/ Training

FH: Guided Reading (Laurie Brandt)

SES: Behavior Problem Blues (Erin Bacon)

Staff Meeting

Elem: CASEMIS Prep.

RMS: Staff Mtg.

Elem Training: Push in Support

Wed Nov 30

1:30 - 2:30 What’s Happening in Your Class? (Districtwide Vertical Writing Articulation, led by DLT reps) at:

Saratoga Elementary

TK-K (Room 4) - JB

1-2  (Room 13)

3-4 (Room 24)

2:30 - 3:30 Districtwide Vertical Articulation

6th Grade Core & 5th grade teachers at:

Redwood

5-6 Core (Room 47)

Elem & RMS: Special Education Legal Training (Eliza McArthur)

Elem:  Wk in classroom

December

Wed Dec 7

Staff Meeting/Site PD

Ed Tech Training:

G Suite by SCCOE Session 2

1:30 - 2:25 Site Mtg.

&

2:35 - 3:30

Special Ed. Dept Mtg (@ FH)

Elem & RW* Training: Ed Tech

Thurs Dec 8

Grade Level Mtg/Student Focus

RMS: Site Mtg.

RMS:  Site Mtg.

Wed Dec 14

1:30-3:30 Confer Like a Champion! District Grade Level Meetings at: Foothill  Elementary

TK-K-1 (Room 21)- JB

2-3 (Room 22)- KvP

4-5 (Room 20)- BW

Grading Day (contractual)

Elem SLP, OT, Psych: job alike PD

RMS: Grading

Elem:  Wk in classroom

Wed Dec 21

Minimum Day

(contractual)

Minimum Day (contractual)

Minimum Day (contractual)

January

Wed Jan 11

Staff Meeting/Site PD

ELD Presentations

1:30-2:00 Foothill

2:15-2:45 Saratoga

Site Collaboration/PD/ Training:

Update course and elective descriptions

1:30 - 2:25 Site Mtg.

&

2:35 - 3:30

Special Ed. Dept Mtg (@ FH) .

Elem./RMS* Training:  Ed Tech

Thurs Jan 12

Grade Level Mtg/ Student Focus

RMS: Site Mtg.

RMS Training:  Behavior

Wed Jan 18

Ed Tech PD (SCCOE) - Google Apps - Session 2

Foothill

Department Mtg

Core: instructional materials -  review program components for curriculum adoption

Elem: Ed Tech PD

RMS: Site Mtg.

Elem Training:  Ed Tech w/ Teachers Google Apps Session 2

Wed Jan 25

Site Grade Level Collaboration & Supporting Students Mtgs.

Staff Meeting -

Task Force Update

Elem: Supporting Students

RMS: Site Mtg.

Elem:  Wk in classroom

February

Wed Feb 1

Staff Meeting (SPSA Review)

Ed Tech Training:

G Suite by SCCOE Session 3

Math Dept: Geogebra training

Elem: Site Mtg.

RMS: Site Mtg.

Elem/RMS* Training:  Ergonomics

Thurs Feb 2

Grade Level Mtg/Student Focus (Discussion of RFEP candidate)

RMS: Site Mtg.

RMS:  Wk in classroom

Wed Feb 8

Report Card & Conference Prep

Department Mtg

Core: instructional materials check-in and update

Elem RSP: Data Wall

RMS: Dept. Meeting

Elem. SDC:  Supporting Students in the Classroom

Other Elem. Wk in Classroom

Wed Feb 15

Report Card & Conference Prep

Staff Meeting -

30 min. Blanca re: Mini Merit

30 min. Kim re: assessment update

Elem: Rept. Card/Conf.

RMS: Site Mtg.

Elem Training:

The Mystery of the IEP

March

Wed March 1

Elementary District-wide DATA WALL (Summer School referral process) and Grade Level/Vertical Collaboration

Foothill  

Site Collaboration/PD/ Training:

Staff SPSA Review and Input

Tentative SUSD-SHS Math  2:30-3:30 @ SHS

Elem: Conferences

RMS: Site Mtg.

Elem/RMS:  Meeting w/ Nancy, Kym & Janice

Thurs March 2

Grade Level Mtg/Student Focus

RMS: Site Mtg. (Exec. func. video?)

RMS:  Wk in classroom

Wed March 8

Minimum Day (Conferences)

Department Mtg

Elem: Site

RMS: CASEMIS Prep.

Elem: Wk in classroom

Wed March 15

Staff Meeting/ Site PD

Grading Day (contractual)

Elem: Site Mtg/ CASEMIS Prep.

RMS: Grading Day

Elem: Wk in classroom

Wed March 22

Grades 3-5 Mandatory SBAC Training @ school sites

K: Planning Kinder Parent Meeting @ SES

1st & 2nd Grade: Mini Conference @ FH

Mandatory SBAC Training

Mandatory SBAC Training

Mandatory SBAC Training

Wed March 29

Ed Tech PD - Google App - Session 3

Staff Meeting

Elem: Ed Tech PD

RMS: Staff Mtg.

Elem: Ed Tech Training with Teachers Google Apps Session 3

April

Wed April 12

Staff Meeting/Site PD

PD - Lisa Highfill re: Hyperdocs on Google

Math: articulation

Science: Stemscopes (12:45 - 3:45)

1:30 - 2:25 Site Mtg.

&

2:35 - 3:30

Special Ed. Dept Mtg (@ FH)  

Elem & RMS:  Ed Tech Training

Thurs April 13

Grade Level Mtg & 1-hour site leadership Mtg

RMS: Site Mtg.

RMS:  Wk in classroom

Wed April 19

Site Grade Level Collaboration & Supporting Students Meetings

StemScopes Pilot training (4th & 5th)

Department Mtg.

Core: instructional materials Adoption pilot update

Elem: Supporting Students

RMS: CASEMIS Prep.

Elem:  Wk in Classroom

Wed April 26

1:30 - 3:30 Districtwide

Eureka Math: Focus on Fluency  (1-5)

Kinder Interviews (TK-K)

Task Force Final Update and Review

Special Ed. Training

Elem:  Wk in classroom

May

Wed May 3

Staff Meeting/Site PD

(Overview of Tech Plan Year 1 Roll-Out)

Site Leadership - 1 hr.

Team/Group work 1 hr.

1:30 - 2:25 Site Mtg.

&

2:35 - 3:30

Special Ed. Dept Mtg (@ FH)

Elem/RMS*:  Ed Tech Training

Thurs May 4

Grade Level Mtg. - 2 hr

Math: SHS vertical articulation (2:30 - 3:30)

RMS: Site Mtg.

RMS:  Wk in classroom

Wed May 10

Districtwide Grade Level Collaboration: ELA Power Standards

SES

RMS Open House Prep

Elem: CASEMIS Prep.

RMS: Open House Prep

Elem:  Wk in classroom

Wed May 17

Elementary Open House Prep

(OH: 5.18)

Department Mtg.

Core: ELA Planning for 2017-18

Elem: Open House

RMS: Site Mtg.

Elem:  Wk in classroom

Wed May 24

Districtwide Grade Level Collaboration:

Plan 2017-18 Sequence of Units for Writing

Foothill Elementary:

K - Rm. 30

Gr 1 - Rm. 5

Gr. 2 - Rm. 9

Gr. 3 - Rm. 16

Gr. 4 - Rm. 21

Gr. 5 - Rm. 24

Staff Meeting:  Blanca re: Tech Plan, Bright Bytes, Ed Tech tools requests

Elem: CASEMIS Prep.

RMS: Site Mtg.

Elem:  Wk in classroom

Fri May 26

Teacher Work Day

Teacher Work Day

Teacher Work Day

Non-Work Day

Wed May 31

Report Card Preparation

Grading Day (contractual)

Elem: Site

RMS: Site

Elem/RMS:  Work in classroom

June

Wed June 7

Staff Meeting (Staff Check Out)

Staff Meeting:  Site -based 2017-18 Planning

Elem: Site Mtg.

RMS: Site Mtg.

Elem/RMS*:  Wk in classroom

Thurs June 8

Staff Mtg. / Staff Check Out

RMS: Site Mtg.

RMS:  Wk in classroom

Elementary school SLCT (every Wed): 1:30 - 3:30

RMS SLCT Days (first Wed and Thurs): 1:45 - 3:45

RMS Early Release Wed (subsequent Wed): 2:30 - 3:30

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