2021 Curriculum Leadership Academy July 29

    July 29 Agenda
   7:30 am Sign in & make name tag    Light Breakfast Items & Coffee Available
8:00 am   Welcome! 
  1. Review Agenda for the Day
  2. Overview of Activities for Credit
  3. Table Activity
  4. Before you leave today, please review and comment on the
    Event Feedback Form. We value your thoughts and will use your comments to guide our planning for next year.
  5. Also, please complete the feedback forms for sessions you attended. Thank you.
  8:20  am  Break 
8:30 - 10:00 am

  Room 107 
Curriculum Adoption

Function: Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment (CIA)

There are multiple roads leading to a successful curriculum adoption. We will investigate and compare different processes used by the “experts” as well as develop a plan of action that works for your district or school. 

Presented by:  Kim Jones, Curriculum & Instruction Coordinator, Lewis Central Community Schools

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Room 112
Going Deeper with Change and IPDM and Professional Learning

Function:  Professional Learning & Relationships

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: Jill Janes, Director of Innovative Learning, Boone Community School District; Lowell Ernst, Director K-12 Instruction, Pella School District

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Room 113
Going Deeper with Teacher Leadership

Function: Relationships and Professional Learning

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: Annette Jauron, Director of Teaching and Learning, Indianola CSD, Dr. Susan Pecinovsky, Educational Consultant; & Kevin Vidergar, Director of Teaching & Learning, Perry CSD; 
Veta Thode,  Curriculum Director, Washington Community School District & Anna Upah, Principal of Keystone Elementary & Director of Curriculum & Instructional Services, Benton Community School District, Christina Woodward, Laura Nickman, Instructional Coaches, Lewis Central CSD

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10:00 am  Break   
10:10 - 11:40 am 

Room 107
Instructional Frameworks 
Presentation

Instructional Framework Resources

Function: Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment (CIA)

Instructional frameworks - What are they?  Why are they important?  Why should every district have one?  Join us for an interactive conversation on the role of instructional frameworks in our districts.

Presented by: Dr. Susan Pecinovsky, Education Consultant, and Lou Howell, Executive Director Iowa ASCD

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 Room 112
Systems Thinking

Function/Strand: Processes

Systems thinking is fundamental to building capacity across any system. Engage in learning about systems thinking and identify ways to use it in your district/school to continue building capacity. Access to your strategic plan will be helpful for this session.

Presented by: Diane Campbell, Lead District Support Administrator, Mississippi Bend AEA, and Becky Martin, Iowa ASCD, retired from Cedar Rapids School District

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Room 113
Adult Learning Theory with SEL
Function: Professional Learning & Relationships

Learn about the SEL Signature Practices and how to apply these practices to support adult learning. Explore the differences between adults as learners and children as learners, and build understanding of yourself as a learner. 

Presented by: Tesha Ruley, Director of Instructional Services, Keystone AEA

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 11:40 – 12:30  Working  Lunch and Processing Activity   - Taco Bar    
12:30 -12:50 Report Out
12:50   Break
1:00 - 1:50 pm

Room 107
Action Planning by Teams

Function: Processes

This is an opportunity for teams to reflect on their learning as a team, identify goals for continuing to build the collective capacity of their organization and action plan.

Presented by: Team time, without  facilitation.

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 Room 112
Going Deeper with Curriculum Adoption and Instructional Frameworks

Function: Curriculum, Instruction, & Assessment

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: Kim Jones, Curriculum & Instruction Coordinator, Lewis Central Community Schools; Dr. Susan Pecinovsky, Education Consultant

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 Room 113
World Cafe'

Function: Operations and Procedures

This is an opportunity for a free-ranging conversation about anything connected with curriculum leadership and the 8 functions. Participants will ask and answer questions, share resources, and create networks as they build the collective capacity of the people in the room. 

 Presented by: Kevin Vidergar, Director of Teaching & Learning, Perry Community School District

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  1:50 pm  Short Break

2:00  - 3:00 pm     Closing session 
Final Four
Gallery Walk Activity
Credit Information
Raffle
Before you leave today, please review and comment on the

Event Feedback Form. We value your thoughts and will use your comments to guide our planning for next year.

Also, please complete the feedback forms for sessions you attended. Thank you.


Thank you for attending the inaugural Iowa ASCD Curriculum Leadership Academy! Many thanks to our presenters for sharing this knowledge, skills, and wisdom!