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SY22-23 Professional Learning – Registration & Recordings

Building & Supporting K-12 Data Systems

Professional learning in SY22-23 will continue to focus on supporting educators in building healthy K-12 assessment systems and the understanding and use of multiple data sources, including PVAAS, within the context of decision-making at the district, school, grade/subject, classroom, and student levels.

For professional learning opportunities specific to PVAAS Roster Verification, please visit the PVAAS Roster Verification webpage.

​Upcoming SY22-23 Professional Learning

The PVAAS Super 7 – Get Ready for the Fall 2022 PVAAS Reporting Release! (YouTube)
Audience: LEA/District Leaders, School Leaders

PVAAS reporting is back to the annual reporting cycle and releases. PVAAS teacher-specific reporting will be released too. With staff changing roles and responsibilities in your schools, is your LEA/district and school ready to access these data to see the performance of students in SY21-22? Join this 30-minute discussion – with your coffee or lunch – to learn about the seven steps identified by users in the field to utilize PVAAS data at both the district and school levels. Participants will walk away with a resource they can use as a checklist to bring your plan to action so your staff can hit the ground running when new data are released this fall!


It Starts with One Good Conversation! Engaging Your K-12 Teachers Across Content Areas to Promote Positive Student Outcomes (YouTube)
Audience: LEA/District Leaders, School Leaders

Have you found yourself wanting to engage in deeper conversations with your staff about student academic performance? Would you like to strengthen your formal conferences and on-going conversations with your teachers to result in greater teacher self-reflection about student performance and the connection to each teacher's practices? If so, this session is for you! Join this one-hour webinar designed to further deepen the conversations with your teachers about curriculum, instruction, organization, including teachers with an emphasis on PVAAS teacher specific reporting. Participants will leave with a Teacher Self-Reflection Guide to use with teachers in grades K- 12 across subject/content areas. Discussions will highlight how PVAAS teacher-specific growth data and student-level projections can be incorporated into processes for planning and holding productive conversations with teachers to guide them in planning for the instruction of current students this year and in future years.

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Be the Driver, Not the Passenger! Driving the PVAAS Value-Added and Diagnostic Reports to Investigate Your Questions (YouTube)
Audience: LEA/District Leaders, School Leaders, K-12 Content Leaders, Teacher Leaders

Since the last full release of fall reporting in 2019, SAS EVAAS has redesigned the PVAAS Value-Added and Diagnostic Reporting to let you drive your schools' and LEA/district's reports! You now have control of the "data steering wheel" and have the flexibility to answer specific and purposeful questions about student growth and achievement with the redesigned PVAAS Value-Added and Diagnostic Reporting. This session is designed for all educators and leaders who want to walk away with effective approaches to meaningfully navigate this reporting to better inform your work!

  • Tues Nov 15, 9:00am-10:00am
  • Wed Nov 16, 2:00pm-3:00pm

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Signposts on the Road to Recovery: Indicators for Your District/School
Audience: LEA/District Leaders, School Leaders, K-12 Content Leaders

A host of national studies by leading researchers have highlighted both the short-term and long-term impact of the pandemic on students. Does your LEA/district or school have quantifiable data to communicate the local impact and the recovery efforts from the pandemic to your staff and your local community? Join this one-hour webinar to learn about new PVAAS reporting capabilities that can support your LEA/school team in understanding changes in student learning over the course of the pandemic, as well as during your recovery efforts. This data dive will provide you with a view of your own local path to recovery in academic achievement and growth by grade, subject, as well as the range of student groups. You may see results and gain new insights that you have not seen in other data tools. Participants will leave with a tool to support efforts in engaging school teams in these conversations.

  • Tues Nov 22, 11:00am-12:00pm
  • Wed Nov 30, 1:00pm-2:00pm
  • Thurs Dec 8, 2:00pm-3:00pm
  • Mon Dec 19, 10:00am-11:00am

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Keeping the End in Mind – Establishing Your Priorities and Goals to Focus Your Work (YouTube)
Audience: LEA/District Leaders, School Leaders, K-12 Content Leaders

Have you identified your growth trends – prior to the pandemic and now that recovery efforts are underway? Are your work and resources focused in the right place? Join this 30-minute discussion if you find yourself feeling like you are living the phrase "nothing is a priority if everything is a priority!" Bring a coffee or lunch and participate with others in considering ways of using your PVAAS growth and student projection reporting to establish realistic and meaningful goals and priorities that lead to evidence of growth for all students.

  • Tues Nov 15, 3:00pm-3:30pm
  • Tues Nov 29, 10:00am-10:30am

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Do You Have the Evidence? Supporting Purposeful Implementation of Data into School Leaders' Work
Audience: LEA/District Leaders

LEA/District leaders provide leadership, supervision, direction, and support to school leaders as they set goals and priorities for and with their schools and staff – and as they work to enhance the professional growth of their teachers. As a district leader, what questions may you want to ask in working with your school leaders? What is the evidence of practice that you might be looking for in each school? This one-hour webinar provides the key questions, evidence of practice, and practical examples of implementation as you work with and support your school leaders to use data informed practices with an emphasis on PVAAS as one of several critical pieces of information. Several important and practical steps will be illustrated that will allow you to proactively support your school leaders while you have high expectations in effectively using data overall in each school with an emphasis on PVAAS reporting to ensure the academic growth of all students.

  • Fri Dec 9, 9:00am-10:00am
  • Wed Dec 14, 2:00pm-3:00pm
  • Tues Jan 10, 11:00am-12:00pm

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