Home Base Professional Development System....


Participants will receive an Overview of the HomeBase PD System and all the features, create a course, learn about Moodle formats, and manage resources and participant rosters.
Element Ib. Teachers demonstrate leadership in the school. Teachers work collaboratively with school personnel to create a professional learning community. They analyze and use local, state, and national data to develop goals and strategies in the school improvement plan that enhances student learning and teacher working conditions. Teachers provide input in determining the school budget and in the selection of professional development that meets the needs of students and their own professional growth. They participate in the hiring process and collaborate with their colleagues to mentor and support teachers to improve the effectiveness of their departments or grade levels.

Element Ic.Teachers lead the teaching profession. Teachers strive to improve the teaching profession. They contribute to the establishment of positive working conditions in their school. They actively participate in and advocate for decision-making structures in education and government that take advantage of the expertise of teachers. Teachers promote professional growth for all educators and collaborate with their colleagues to improve the profession.
Element Ib. Leading Change: The principal/assistant principal articulates a vision, and implementation strategies, for improvements and changes which result in improved achievement for all students.

Element IIa. Focus on Learning and Teaching, Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment: The principal/assistant principal leads the discussion about standards for curriculum, instruction and assessment based on research and best practices in order to establish and achieve high expectations for students.

Element IVa. Professional Development/Learning Communities: The principal/assistant principal ensures that the school is a professional learning community.

Element IVb. Recruiting, Hiring, Placing and Mentoring of staff: The principal/assistant principal establishes processes and systems in order to ensure a high-quality, high-performing staff.



Learner Outcomes

IAM Presentation by Mr. Steve Thorpe
In this part of the session I can:
10:00-10:10 ........

Introduction & Welcome....
In this part of the session I can:
  • discuss how PD is currently delivered in my district
  • navigate the wiki page and locate training resources
  • understand my level of roles and permissions or use training site........
In this part of the session I can:
  • identify and locate professional development resources available in the Home Base PD System
  • understand different types of online learning
Planning for Local Professional Development..............
In this part of the session I can:
  • understand the types of courses
  • understand the course creation process
Creating Local
Professional Development
In this part of the session I can:

Creating Local
Professional Development...Continued
In this part of the session I can:

  • learn how districts are already implementing local PD through the PD System
In this part of the session I can:
  • understand how to view a transcript
  • understand how to view a roster
  • understand how to award credit
Reporting Overview
In this part of the session I can:
  • run a report about courses in my district
Summarize and Reflect
In this part of the session I can:
  • summarize what I have learned
  • locate resources
  • determine what additional support is needed

Introduction -- Overview -- Planning for Local PD -- Instructor Led Moodle -- Instructor Led Non-Moodle -- Procedures -- Reporting -- Reflect -- Resources

“The resources provided during the course of this NCDPI training have been helpful to some educators across the state. However, due to the rapidly changing resources available, NCDPI does not represent nor endorse that these resources are the exclusive resources for the purposes outlined during this training."