Dr. Karen Kolsky440 N. Broad Street
2nd Floor, Suite 251 Portal C
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Leadership & Talent Development
Leadership & Talent Development
WelcomeWelcome to the Office of Leadership & talent Development (OLTD) exists to support The School District of Philadelphia (SDP) by building human capacity through leadership and talent development by enhancing professional skills, and developing systems and strategies for improved effectivess, primarily for leaders and teachers and throughout the organization.
Primary Roles and Responsibilities·To collaborate with schools and offices for the planning, delivery and assessment of professional learning to ensure that the District provides rich adult learning that will enhance and changes practice ·To act as a clearinghouse for all professional development throughout the District so that all professional development is meaningful, changes professional practice and is aligned to the SDP Strategic Plan and schools’ comprehensive plans ·To refine, support and implement the Professional Growth System for professional and temporary professional employees (teachers) ·To provide ongoing professional development for all teachers, temporary professional employees and professional employees in the pedagogy of practice that is aligned to the Danielson Framework ·To provide ongoing professional development for aspiring and practicing school based administrators in concert with local, state and national levels ·To provide leadership development at every level of the organization ·To collaborate with the Office of Human Resources for the recruitment, selection, placement and assessment of professional employees ·To facilitate and support the work of the Principal Learning Teams (PLTs) ·To collaborate on the development, training and implementation of a performance management systems for all employees ·To develop and implement professional development that support pathways to the principalship
Online to Learn
We are very excited to bring you an innovative option for professional development that will enhance professional learning opportunities for you as classroom teachers!
It is time for Online to Learn.
Courses are Act 48 Eligible
Individuals can opt to enroll for college credit at any time during the course for a $150 fee; this equates to 12 credits for a total of $600. These credits may be used towards your Masters Equivalency, Masters +30, Senior Career Teacher and can be applied towards the 24 credits needed to obtain your Level II Certificate.
Courses are self-paced, user friendly and accessible anywhere, 24/7
Courses run for a total of 45 online hours to meet requirements for Act 48 and college credit offerings!
KDS OPEN HOUSE
Want to know more about Online to Learn? Come out to one of our open houses. All sessions will be held at the below locations from 4:00-6:00pm:
March 11, 2013-Fels High School
March 12, 2013-Martin Luther King High School
March 18, 2013-Roxborough High School
March 18, 2013-Hamilton Elementary School
March 19, 2013-South Philadelphia High School
Questions? Please contact, email@example.com.
The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) is in its third phase of the continued development and implementation of a new teacher evaluation system in the 2012-2013 school year. The major elements of the project include: A detailed teaching practice rubric based on Charlotte Danielson's Framework for Teaching; Refinement of the "multiple measures of student achievement" and their correlation with the teaching practice rubric; Detailed guidance on the evaluation process, its components and the evidence to be considered for evaluation; Refinement of a formula for determining the summative evaluation rating; Participation in the training network through the intermediate units; External evaluators to analyze the third phase of the project; and Utilization of an online evaluator training systems to address inter-rater reliability.
Click here for detailed information on Act 82 of 2012
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