2021 Curriculum Leadership Academy

       
   8:30 am Sign in & make name tag
9:00 am   Welcome! 
  1. Goals for the Curriculum Leadership Academy; review schedule for the two days; housekeeping items &  licensure credit requirements. by Kevin Vidergar, Director of Teaching & Learning, Perry CSD
  2. Presentation: The 8 Functions of a Highly Effective Curriculum Leader, presented by Lou Howell, Executive Director Iowa ASCD
  3. 8 Functions Resources
   9:50  am  Break 
10-11:30 am

        Room 107
   Iowa Core, Curriculum and Instruction
Function: Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment (CIA)

During this session, investigate current trends/research-based best practices, consider myths/misinterpretations in curriculum and instruction and identify areas of need of attention in your district/school
Presented by:  Dr. Darcie Kress, Curriculum Director, Iowa City School District

Room 112
Understanding the Reality of Change

Function: Change & Professional Learning

Learn strategies for selecting and managing the changes that will make a difference for your students. 

 
Presented by: Lowell Ernst, Director K-12 Instruction, Pella School District

 

Room 113
Leveraging Teacher Leadership

Function: Relationships & Professional Learning

Learn from three districts how they continue to build capacity for curriculum leads and instructional coaches.

 
Presented by: Annette Jauron, Director of Teaching and Learning, Indianola CSD, Dr. Susan Pecinovsky, Educational Consultant; & Kevin Vidergar, Director of Teaching & Learning, Perry CSD

 11:30 – 12:10 pm Room 107   Working Lunch  Box Lunch & 8 functions Activity   
12:20–1:50 pm  Room 107

Guaranteed & Viable Curriculum

Function: Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment (CIA)

Description: Coming soon! 

Presented by: Corey St. John, Curriculum Director, Winterset School District;  Bret Miller, Director of Teaching & Learning, Newton School District

 Room 112

Implementing the Iowa Professional Development Model (IPDM)
Function: Professional Learning & Relationships

During this session connect your background with professional learning with the IPDM, build and refine your understanding of the IPDM, and network and share resources

Presented by: Jill Janes, Curriculum Director, Boone Community School District
Room 113

Teacher Leadership

 Function: Relationships & Professional Learning

Learn strategies for building and maintaining capacity among teacher leaders. 


Presented by: Veta Thode, Curriculum Director, Washington Community School District & Anna Upah, Curriculum Director, Benton Community School District
  1:50 – 2:00 pm  Break    
2:00 - 3:30 pm

Room 107
Deep dive into Iowa Core and Guaranteed and Viable Curriculum
Function: Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment (CIA)
This is an opportunity to ask and answer questions of the presenters while continuing to build the capacity of everyone in the room. Create a network of colleagues. 

Presented by: Dr. Darcie Kress, Curriculum Director, Iowa City School District, Corey St. John, Curriculum Director, Winterset School District;  Bret Miller, Director of Teaching & Learning, Newton School District

 

 

 

 Room 112
Designing & Implementing Professional Learning

Function: Professional Learning & Relationships

Learn strategies and ideas for designing and implementing professional learning that incorporates adult learning theory and then apply these to an upcoming event you are planning. 


Presented by: Katy Evenson, Executive Director/Educational Services, Northwest AEA

 Room 113
Ensuring Effectiveness in Instructional Coaching Program

Function: Relationships & Professional Learning

Learn from a coach’s perspective about the components necessary to ensure sustainability of an effective instructional coaching program and identify actions you can take to ensure your district/school’s instructional coaching program is effective. 

Presented byr: Christina Woodward & Laura Nickman, Instructional Coaches, Council Bluffs

    3:40 – 4:00 pm       Wrap Up Day 1:  Raffle, Reflection &  Complete the Day 1 Activity