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2021 – 2022 Professional Learning Framework
Coaches' Zoom Links

November Coaches GoReact Training Link
Nov 3, 2021 4-6 PM

Topic: Coaches Office Hours Session (Optional)
Time: Nov 10, 2021 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

November Deep Dive Coaching Session
Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, 4-6 PM

Early-Career Teacher Zoom Links

Topic: Early-Career Teacher Q&A Session (Optional)

Time: Nov 4, 2021 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

GoReact Links for Coaches and Early-Career Teachers

Video: How to create a GoReact Account 

Video: How to copy a course/observation 

Video: How to use markers

Video: How to invite Early-Career Teachers

Monthly VDOE Professional Learning Opportunities

HLP Virtual Series, Session 1: The ABCs of Explicit Instruction and High Leverage Practices

VDOE Webinar: Utilizing Data to Maximize Literacy Instruction in the 2021-2022 Academic Year

Join VDOE English staff and Assessment staff to explore using SDBQ data from the Fall 2021 Growth Assessments and formative and summative classroom data to support literacy instruction in K-12 classrooms.  Presenters will delve into available resources to demonstrate how to intentionally select texts and skills for deeper learning and purposeful, targeted instruction. This webinar is open to all interested educators and will be repeated three times.  Register: 
October 18 at 2-3:30 p.m.
October 19 at 5-6:30 p.m.
October 20 at 5-6:30 p.m.

Structuring Effective Mathematics Intervention 

These sessions will build on the information shared in previous webinars of this series. Sessions will highlight how to differentiate mathematics instruction using evidence from formative assessment to identify student strengths, as well as provide actionable ideas on how to effectively structure and implement student intervention. Note: sessions from Oct. 18 are repeated on Oct. 25.  Register:
Elementary Session: October 18 at 4-5:30 p.m.
Secondary Session: October 18 at 6-7:30 p.m.
Secondary Session: October 25 at 4-5:30 p.m.
Elementary Session: October 25 at 6-7:30 p.m.

VDOE Science 2021-22 Webinars
The VDOE Science Team will hold monthly science teacher webinars held on the third Wednesday of each month at 4:00 PM. Using the link provided, participants will choose the date to attend these virtual events using the dropdown menu. Participants will need to repeat the registration process for each webinar they wish to attend during the 2021-22 academic year. The next webinar will be October 20 at 4:00 PM, Diving into the 2018 Science Curriculum Framework.

Early Childhood Cookies with Coordinators Series Join Meg, Kim, and your peers across the region on the 3rd Thursday of every month from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm as we network, share ideas and learn about new resources in early childhood special education. As part of the series, we are also creating and building a digital resource bank. Final two dates in the series.

November 18, 2021: Developmental Domains and Planning: How to Facilitate Learning for the Whole Child

December 16, 2021: Seasonal Activities: Let’s Share Ideas and Fun

Professional Learning Topics

Professional Knowledge

  • The science of how students learn
  • The science of how we teach
  • Content-specific topics (e.g., reading, language arts, math, science, social studies, etc.)
  • Practice-specific topics 

Instructional Planning

  • Introduction to the planning process
  • Clarity for learning
  • Learning intentions and success criteria
  • Learning progressions
  • Surface, deep, and transfer learning
  • Models of instruction
  • What works best in teaching and learning?
  • Task design

Instructional Delivery/Learning Environment

  • Engagement
  • Classroom behavior and management
  • Maximizing instructional time
  • Adaptive and compensatory approaches

Assessment of and for Learning

  • Pre-assessment 
  • Checks for understanding
  • Assignment analysis
  • Analyzing student learning
  • Effective feedback


  • Professional Learning Communities (PLC+)
  • Inclusion: equity in access and opportunity
  • Collective teacher efficacy
  • Teacher credibility
  • Evidence-yielding practice
  • Teacher leadership
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Utilizes progressions aligned with VDOE Guidelines for Uniform Performance Standards and Evaluation Criteria for Teachers (2021)

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