Education Leader Network Professional Development eBulletin
November 9th, 2011
for District Leaders 

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In This Issue
Parent Guide on RTI
The 5 Myths of Universal Screening for RTI
A little humour goes a long way...
Free Author-Led Book Study
Brain-based Research Webinar

Michael Fullan:
The Moral Imperative Realized: Successful School Leadership In Action

November 22, December 6 and December 13


Award-winning author and educational reform expert Michael Fullan takes the subject of moral leadership to the next level by showing how to put change into practice at the local and systemic levels.


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Leading Quality Literacy Instruction

November 30, December 14, Janaury 11, Janaury 25, and February 7


The webinar series will provide support and assistance with increasing teachers' skill and effectiveness in delivering rigorous reading instruction.  


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Instructional Leader on the Go...

Each PD eBulletin gives the busy district-level leader brief, practical, free, high quality learning opportunities in a variety of media formats.

Parent Guide on RTI     


Need to explain RTI to your parents?  This 20 page booklet is a fabulous resource - check it out!


The 5 Myths of Universal Screening for RTI
with John McCook 


Are you uncertain about the practical matters of universal screening in your school or district? Are you unsure which students are at Tier 2 or Tier 3 RTI? If so, you're not alone. Even with guidelines and policies from your state policy makers and the DOE, universal screening is tough to do. In fact, research done at a leading university shows that essential practices are not in place in 80-95% of districts.  


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A little humour goes a long way...


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Instructional Leader's Author Led Online Book Study & Facilitator Guide:
Ten Things That Matter from Assessment to Grading by Tom Schimmer

FREE resource for Instructional Leaders

Just click and join author Tom Schimmer as he gives your team through a brief overview of each chapter - and leads you into the facilitator guide and guiding questions for your group.  

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Brain-based Research Webinar: Understanding your students' minds

November 10, 12:00pm EST


Join PCS Elementary Edventures in an eye-opening webinar about using Brain-based Research to address the needs of your students on November 10 at 12:00 pm EST. Teresa Kross, Director of Early Childhood Programs, will share current research to give you insight towards understanding the way your students think and what you can do to help them get the most out of your classroom. Come enjoy this amazing webinar with teachers from across the nation and share your thoughts in our Q&A session. You won't want to miss out on this fascinating session! 


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