A+ Curriculum Planning & Desi​gn


SERVICES

"The best PD we've ever received!  This is definitely the change we need.  We'll never go back to the way we approached teaching the standards."

- Vidalia City Schools, GA


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR DISTRICT LEADERS AND PRINCIPALS:

  • Yearlong K-5 cross-curriculum plans based on your specific state standards
  • Reading and the Brain
  • Getting it Right! RtI and MTSS for Success
  • Evaluating “research-based” interventions, programs, and practices
  • Restructuring the approach to special education services and tiered instruction
  • Ensuring gains and 100% success for all student groups
  • Aligning curriculum, instruction, and high-stakes assessment
  • Using summative and formative assessments to drive curriculum and instruction
  • Training teachers, coaches, and educational leaders in curriculum mapping
  • Strategic transitioning to high-quality instruction and assessment
  • Successive professional development plans for teachers, administrators, and coaches
  • Designing PLC's to yield high student outcomes
  • The development of a data and accountability management system
  • Developing school improvement plans that yield high success rates
  • Successive professional development plans for teachers, administrators, and coaches
  • Developing instructional leaders and school and district literacy coaches
  • Raising expectations - Implementing highly effective instructional practices
  • Aligning IEP goals with state standards

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR COACHES:

  • Formative assessments and measuring progress across every grade level, K-5
  • Developing and implementing data probes across Tier 1 instruction
  • Using summative and formative assessments to drive curriculum and instruction
  • Strategic transitioning to high-quality instruction and assessment
  • Ensuring gains and 100% success for all student groups
  • Early screening and diagnostic processes
  • Specific instructional strategies for struggling readers
  • Developing foundational skills in early readers
  • “Lean” teaching of phonics and word study
  • Reading and the Brain
  • Getting it Right! RtI and MTSS for Success
  • Developing thematic units around rigorous text to produce knowledge-rich curriculum
  • Infusing content-area knowledge into ELA instruction
  • Aligning ELA standards to the content areas
  • Planning for the ELA block
  • Lesson planning and the gradual release model
  • Implementing highly effective instructional practices
  • Developing instructional leaders
  • Jan Richardson guided reading instruction
  • Jan Richardson RISE and RISE Up intervention models
  • Training teachers, coaches, and educational leaders in curriculum mapping
  • Designing PLC's to yield high student outcomes
  • Developing coaches in a “Train the Trainer” model
  • Evaluating research-based interventions, programs, and practices

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR TEACHERS:

  • Formative assessments and measuring progress across every grade level, K-5
  • Developing and implementing data probes across Tier 1 instruction
  • Using summative and formative assessments to drive curriculum and instruction
  • Strategic transitioning to high-quality instruction and assessment
  • Ensuring gains and 100% success for all student groups
  • Early screening and diagnostic processes
  • Specific instructional strategies for struggling readers
  • Developing foundational skills in early readers
  • “Lean” teaching of phonics and word study
  • Reading and the Brain
  • Getting it Right! RtI and MTSS for Success
  • Developing thematic units around rigorous text to produce knowledge-rich curriculum
  • Infusing content-area knowledge into ELA instruction
  • Aligning ELA standards to the content areas
  • Planning for the ELA block
  • Lesson planning and the gradual release model
  • Implementing highly effective instructional practices
  • Jan Richardson guided reading instruction
  • Jan Richardson RISE and RISE Up intervention models
  • Training teachers, coaches, and educational leaders in curriculum mapping
  • Evaluating research-based interventions, programs, and practices

"Finally someone who has walked in our shoes and can show us how this looks in a real classroom with real students."

- Jordan Royce, 5th Grade Teacher

Louisville, KY


CONTACT FOR SPECIALIZED, NEEDS-BASED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:

[email protected]