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PLUACLD 659 How Administrative Support Can Increase the Effectiveness of Writing Instruction & Student Achievement

Program Description:  The purpose of this professional study is to increase the participants’ : 1) knowledge of the importance of teaching writing consistent with the Alabama Course of Study Standards; 2) knowledge of the formats of effective long-term professional development; and 3) ability to monitor professional development implementation based on feedback, collaboration, and empowerment.

Pre-requisites
-You must hold instructional leader certification.
-You must have access to a computer with internet connection.

Requirements:
-You must attend, participate in, and complete 4 full-day sessions.
-You must develop and implement a plan for effective monitoring of writing instruction to increase student achievement.

 *After successful completion of this professional study, participants will receive one (1) PLU.

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PLUASIL,5 ACLD Keys to Effective Collaboration and Communication for Instructional Leaders

 Program Description: The purpose of the professional study, “Keys to Effective Collaboration and Communication for Instructional Leaders,” is to provide opportunities to develop the knowledge and skills to collaborate and communicate with stakeholders, while modeling collaboration for staff. This includes study of the importance of professionalism in all types of communications; exploration of factors contributing to group effectiveness; how to communicate effectively, regardless of the situation; and techniques for working as a mentor of a group of project team.

 Pre-requisites: 
-You must hold instructional leader certification.
-You must have access to a computer with internet connection.

Requirements:
-You must attend, participate in, and complete 4 full-day sessions.
-Develop and implement a Leadership Communication Improvement Plan.
-Develop and conduct a presentation outlining the requirements for conducting productive meetitngs.                      
-Develop and conduct presentation for approaches to handle conflict, including "crucial conversations".

 *After successful completion of this professional study, participants will receive one (1) PLU.

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Districts interested in scheduling a Professional Learning Unit (PLU) workshop should contact us at: 

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Attention: Dr. Robin Bynum

025 Hawkins Hall

Troy University Troy, AL  36082

inservice @troy.edu 

334-670-5978 or

334-670-3495