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8 Wed 7 Save These Dates day Tues 6 day Mon 1 2013 Professional Development Opportunities from VASCD 6 p 5 ay Sund 4 SeGrowth, Professional Evaluation, Student and Strategic Compensation 13 June 17, 2013, 9:30- 3:00, Sheraton Park South,12 Richmond $180/$155 in teams of 3 or more 11 Alan Seibert, Superintendent, Presenters: 20 Salem City Schools; Scott Habeeb, Assistant Principal, Salem High School; Tony Bagshaw, Managing Director of Human Capital, Battelle for Kids; Amanda Gibson, Third Grade Teacher and Growth Coach, Salem City Schools This one-day event is essential for educators seeking to understand and collaboratively develop systems that use a balanced approach in assessing student achievement and progress;  embed student progress in teacher evaluations in a collaborative, non-threatening environment, and explore strategic compensation models to create incentives and demonstrate the value that teachers and schools add to students. See the events page at for detailed descriptions of the presenters' sessions. We encourage teams including division instructional leaders, human resources staff, and building administrators to attend together. 19 18 26 25 3 2 10 9 Classroom Interactions that Support Young Children's Learning September 17, 2013, 8:30- 3:00, Science Museum of Virginia, Richmond 16 12 15 $150 member/$200 non-member 4 1Leslie Booran, Center for the Presenter: Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning, UVA Instructional interactions such as supporting children's reasoning skills lead to gains in their learning. Come learn strategies that will help you increase these interactions in your classroom. See video examples of preschool teachers in the moment using these strategies and discuss how these interactions promote school readiness for young learners. You'll have the opportunity to practice using concrete strategies that you can apply in your classroom. Recommended for PreK and K teachers. 22 21 29 28 27 6 5 4 Constructing Assessments That Deepen Understanding, with Dan Mulligan September 25, 2013, 9:00- 3:00, Salem Civic Center, Salem $150 member/$200 non-member Presenter: Dan Mulligan Come and design assessment tasks that capture SOL knowledge and skills in ways that give students variety, rigor, meaning and learning! Join us for a great day with Dan Mulligan-- this is "make and take" on steroids – a hands-on application of the ideas shared at the Southwest Conference. Participants in this session will build a collection of resources they can use to 18 17 Virginia Educational Leadership 4 13 12 11 23 19 26 25Vol. 10 No. 1 2013 20

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