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PTSB Credit

Individual Workshop Request.  Staff may apply to PTSB for credit for learning opportunities not pre-approved by PTSB. Theses credits are outside of the offerings provided by CCSD #1 (for example, attending a state conference or a national training).  For more information: Workshops Not Pre-Approved for Credit. Note: these credits won't appear in the Frontline Professional Growth portfolio.
 
MasterTeacher Paraeducator Online Training:  The district will provide a license to each paraeducator or substitute teacher to take advantage of self-paced courses. Staff can then utilize the certificate of completion to apply for PTSB credit using the Workshops Not Pre-Approved for Credit form. Note: these credits won't appear in the Frontline Professional Growth portfolio.
  • Available to: All paraprofessionals and substitutes.
  • Provider: CCSD#1 & PTSB
  • How to enroll: Contact the Student Support Services office to obtain your MasterTeacher license.  After completing the training, submit the Workshops not pre-approved for credit form to PTSB.
  • Enrollment closes: always open
 
WDE October PD Newsletter showcases many state-sponsored PTSB credit activities.
 
Corwin Online: Practical, classroom-focused instruction will meet your continuing education needs and enhance your practice.  These independent study workshops contain very relevant learning tied directly to our instructional framework. You can turn in your completion certificate for PTSB credit. For more information: Workshops Not Pre-Approved for Credit. Note: these credits won't appear in the Frontline Professional Growth portfolio.  
  • Available to: All certified/classified staff and substitutes.
  • Provider: Corwin
  • How to enroll: see Corwin Online
  • Enrollment closes: always open
 
Collaborate with a Coach 2022: This course will be a series of collaborative work sessions.  Teachers will work with an instructional coach to conduct an impact cycle of the teacher’s choice. Teachers will identify the current reality (where they are now relative to what they want), set a student-focused goal, learn high-impact instructional strategies, and improve by turning ideas into action. The course is designed for teachers in grades K-12.  Note: this course is also offered for UW graduate credit (see UW Credit Opportunities section). Eligible staff may choose PTSB or UW credit.
  • When: As scheduled with instructional coaches
  • Credits: 1 (awarded in May, 2022)
  • Format: as scheduled
  • Available to: All certified teachers.
  • Provider: CCSD1
  • How to enroll: Frontline Professional Growth
  • Enrollment closes: April 15, 2022
 
Compliance Training:  Any staff member or substitute teachers with a valid PTSB number in Frontline Professional Growth will receive PTSB credit for successful completion of the core compliance training by the due date assigned. To confirm your PTSB number is recorded, follow these steps: 1) login to Professional Growth, 2) click My Info, 3) click My PG Profile.  5) Ensure your PTSB number is entered in the PTSB ID box.  Enter it in the format Pxxxxx.
  • When: on-demand by October 15
  • Credits: 0.5 (awarded in November)
  • Format: Virtual (complete by assigned due dates)
  • Available to: All certified/classified staff and substitutes with PTSB numbers in Frontline
  • Provider: CCSD1
  • How to enroll: Login to PublicSchoolWorks and complete training
  • Enrollment closes: Oct 31, 2021
 
Collaborative and Proactive Solutions: This course will be a series of workshops in which teachers work in collaborative teams to understand Dr. Ross Greene’s Collaborative and Proactive Solutions model. Teachers will be expected to apply strategies/ideas from the workshops to their classroom instruction and assessment, receive feedback from and provide feedback to their peers, and use student data to analyze their implementation. The workshop is designed for teachers in grades K-12. Specific topics and activities will vary depending on collaborative team needs, but will include: an increasing understanding and familiarity with the problems causing concerning behaviors in students; the CPS model for non-punitive, non-adversarial, non-exclusionary, and trauma-response discipline. Note: this course is also offered for UW graduate credit (see UW Credit Opportunities section). Eligible staff may choose PTSB or UW credit.
  • When: As scheduled by building principals.
  • Credits: 2 (awarded in May, 2022)
  • Format: as scheduled
  • Available to: All certified staff members on CPS team with PTSB numbers in Frontline
  • Provider: CCSD1
  • How to enroll: Frontline Professional Growth
  • Enrollment closes: Oct 15, 2021
 
AMLE - The Successful Middle School:  Session one: Using The Successful Middle School This We Believe, teachers will discuss educator implications and DMS school structures that support or are needed for young adolescent development.  Teachers then will take the AMLE staff survey (survey monkey) designed to gather data surrounding the 18 AMLE characteristics of successful middle schools.    Stakeholder surveys will also be deployed to students and parents. 
 
Session two through session Six:  Teachers will discuss middle school and young adolescent responsiveness through the lens of The Successful Middle School This We Believe.  These sessions will be structured based on survey results from session one. 
 
Sessions seven and eight:  The collective staff will discuss and work on SMS assessment result implementation and the DMS continuous improvement plan.  The SMS assessment results and the knowledge of the characteristic of a successful middle school will be the lens through which some future continuous improvement goals filter through.  
  • When: 9/8, 10/6, 11/10, 12/8, 1/19, 2/16, 3/23, 4/27 (3:30-4:30 pm)
  • Credits: 0.5 (awarded in May, 2022)
  • Format: Virtual (see Principal McGuire)
  • Available to: All certified/classified staff and substitutes with PTSB numbers in Frontline
  • Provider: CCSD1
  • How to enroll: Frontline Professional Growth
  • Enrollment closes: Oct 5, 2021
  • Note: waiting for approval from PTSB.
 
Instructional Response 2022: This course will be a series of workshops in which teachers collaborate to understand the most effective instructional strategies. Teachers will be expected to apply strategies/ideas from the workshops to their classroom instruction and assessment, receive feedback from and provide feedback to their peers, and use student data to analyze their implementation. The workshop is designed for staff in grades K-12.  Participants will participate fully in all district professional learning days.
  • When: 8/17, 9/20, 1/17, 5/2 (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)
  • Credits: 2 (awarded in May, 2022)
  • Format: as scheduled via district communications 
  • Available to: All certified/classified staff and substitutes with PTSB numbers in Frontline
  • Provider: CCSD1
  • How to enroll: Frontline Professional Growth
  • Enrollment closes: 10/31/21
 
eLearning Collaborative: Teachers will learn how to develop engaging online courses and how to integrate multi-tiered systems of support into their daily practice to support students’ social emotional needs and mental health both in person and virtually.  For more information click here.
 
 
 
 
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