• March 2019

    Collaboration Grant

    The Collaboration Grant Fosters Professional Growth and Collaboration Opportunities for Teachers 

    Reflective Conversations

    In cooperation with the Collaboration Grant, teachers have the opportunity to reflect on their practice with a trusted peer and learn how to deepen their practice through meta-cognition and peer coaching by reflecting on a self-recorded lesson.

    Professional Growth Specialists

    The Grant supports Professional Growth Specialists in all buildings across the District.  These amazing educators are tasked with fostering avenues for teacher growth and collaboration within buildings through site-based Reflective Conversations and Learning Walks

    Through Reflective Conversations teachers will have the opportunity, to continue to develop their craft as they reflect on their own teaching practices and as well as how to encourage and impact the practice of their peers. In Learning Walks, teachers investigate best practice by visiting classrooms and reflecting on our professional growth rubric.

    Contact your school’s PGS today for more information

    Inquiry Teams

    This year the Collaboration Grant will continue to provide teacher teams the chance to work together through a collaborative inquiry process.  Selected groups will choose an area of focus and investigate learning at their own pace. This teacher-driven opportunity gives time, space and support for peers to be agents of their own professional learning.  Sign up through the PGA today.

    The Professional Growth Academy

    The Gresham-Barlow School District's Professional Growth Academy (PGA) is proud to offer 10 compelling professional learning courses taught by GBSD educators. Courses will occur at times and locations convenient to busy educators. Course participants will earn $400 per 24-course hours, prorated by course length.

    If you are interested in taking one or more PGA Course, click on the link displayed in Course Details and register

    Spring courses begin April 1, 2019. 

    Visit the catalog at https://sites.google.com/a/gresham.k12.or.us/pga/