Grant/Contract # H323A120015
Program Name State Personnel Development Grants Program
Competition State Personnel Development Grants
Title Focus on Professional Learning Communities (PLC)
Project Director(s) Krantz, Linda
Purpose: This project will provide professional development on Professional Learning Community (PLC) formation, functioning, and outcomes. PLCs will be used to have a strong, positive, and sustainable impact on the academic achievement of students, including those with disabilities.
Method: Activities of this project include: (a) providing professional development on PLC formation, functioning and outcomes; (b) collaborating with various early childhood stakeholder work groups; (b) training parents on translating school data and in making data driven decisions with the intent that parents can support and engage in the work of the PLCs; (c) tracking student growth to demonstrate the impact of PLC functioning on student achievement; and (d) partnering with institutions of higher education to share impact data, training modules, parent information, and general information.