INSTITUTES FOR EDUCATORS PRE-K TO GRADE 3
Governor's Institutes will bring early learning professionals from birth-5 and
K-3 settings together in teams to focus on instructional strategies to promote
a comprehensive set of early learning standards; and support teams to develop
an action plan to implement Pre-K to Grade 3 strategies in their local
The Institutes are
funded through Pennsylvania's Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge Grant.
Apply now for the 2017 P-3 Governor's Institute: P-3 Collaboration - Working Together for Student Success
Application deadline: March 17, 2017
Department of Education Office of Child Development and Early Learning is
pleased to announce the 2017 Prenatal to Grade 3 (P-3) Governor's Institute: P-3 Collaboration - Working Together for Student
Success. The purpose of Pennsylvania's P-3 Governor's Institute is to help
school districts, early learning providers, and community organizations
throughout the commonwealth make the vital connections and collaborations necessary
for student success from prenatal through grade 3. The 2017 P-3 Governor's
Institutes are being offered regionally:
27-29 at the Marriott in Cranberry
11-13 at the Sky Top Lodge in the Poconos
- July 31-
August 2 at the Hershey Lodge in Hershey
the 2017 institute is limited to 28 teams per region. Participating teams will
be selected through an application process. Districts, birth-5 early learning
programs, and community organizations may submit an application. Applications may be submitted for more than
one team from the same organization, if each applying team represents a
different elementary school and birth-5 feeder school/program. Teams should be
built around a specific elementary school(s), its feeder early-learning
programs, and the local community. Selected teams will participate in this three-day
event. Professional development will be
offered to support team specific implementation of P-3 efforts.
except meals, will be covered for participating teams using Race to the Top Early
Learning Challenge Grant funds. Act 48, and Act 45/PIL professional development
credits and Pennsylvania Quality Assurance System (PQAS) hours will be offered.
To be considered
for participation in this event, participating teams must agree to the following:
in pre-conference webinar or call;
and actively engage in the entire three-day event;
a core team of no less than four educators (maximum participating team of eight
members): a birth-5 administrator, a
birth-5 teacher, a K-3 administrator, and a K-3 teacher. Preference will be given to applicants who
include up to four of the following: family leader or family representative,
Early Intervention representative, out of school time professional, community member,
librarian, curriculum specialist, higher education partner, IU representative,
Home Visiting, and Family Support.
in continuous improvement via sharing and implementation of strategies/programs
that will enhance student achievement; and
an active role in the Governor's Institute cohort subsequent to the event
(e.g., professional learning community, webinars, monthly follow up).
Applications are now available. Deadline to submit an application is March 17, 2017. Selected applicants will be notified via email by April 3, 2017.
The application can be accessed at: Governor's Institute P-3 2017 Application
If you have
any questions, please contact Jolie Phillips at firstname.lastname@example.org.