Virtual Professional Development

Let us support you in developing a virtual plan for professional development today. Browse our options below and mix and match to meet your unique goals!

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FariaPD offers a variety of packages and sessions to support you!

3 Virtual Sessions

$2,500

(value $3,308)

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  • 3 virtual professional development sessions (2 hours each)
  • 2 seats at any virtual event
  • Additional services listed below

5 Virtual Sessions

$3,500

(value $4,466)

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  • 5 virtual professional development sessions (2 hours each)
  • 4 seats at any virtual event
  • Additional services listed below

8 Virtual Sessions

$5,500

(value $7,174)

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  • 8 virtual professional development sessions (2 hours each)
  • 6 seats at any virtual event
  • Additional services listed below

PD Services included in each Package:

  • The specified number of 2-hour professional development sessions
  • Q & A immediately after each virtual session
  • Planning call to discuss goals and timeline for sessions with leadership
  • Debrief call after completion of the package to discuss progress and next steps with leadership

Virtual Offerings

We recommend limiting sessions to 40 participants per facilitator to ensure conversation and participation throughout the sessions as well as direct feedback.

⭐ Popular Offerings

Leadership & Process
Topic Outcome
1: Leadership Series: Build a Curriculum Process ⭐Multiple session series
  • Overview of Building a Curriculum Process
  • Develop a Unit Template and Style Guide
  • Build a Curriculum Writing Timeline
2: Overview of Building a Curriculum Process
  • Identify the purpose and vision for the curriculum process at your school/ district
  • Walk through a high level overview of the elements in a curriculum process
3: Design a Unit Template and Style Guide
  • Define clear expectations and resources for developing high quality units
  • Explore ways to configure your Atlas site to achieve your school and district curriculum goals
4: Develop a Curricular Strategic Plan
  • Outline or review your long term curriculum mapping plan
  • Develop the goals, timeline, and PD Plan to successfully implement your vision for the curriculum mapping process
5: Identify Power Standards
  • Define power standards and criteria for selection at a school or district level
  • Begin to explore and practice strategies for identifying power standards for a subject area and/or grade levels
Curriculum Development
Topic Outcome
6: Curriculum Basics Series ⭐
  • Curriculum Basics for Teachers in Atlas
  • Atlas Refresher for Administrators and Leaders
  • Foundations in Curriculum Mapping OR Quality Unit Review
7: Atlas Refresher for Administrators and Leaders
  • Walkthrough the key features of Atlas specific to your role
  • Use Browse to explore various courses in Atlas
  • Preview reports to support curricular conversations at individual schools
8: Curriculum Writing Series ⭐Multiple session series
  • Foundations in Unit Planning: Unitizing Standards within a Course
  • Content and Skills
  • Enduring Understandings and Essential Questions
  • Assess Learning: Formative and Summative Assessments
  • The Learning Plan or Create Lessons Aligned to Unit Plans
9: Foundations of Curriculum Mapping
  • Highlight the benefits of curriculum mapping and unit planning at your school
  • Review sample units and discuss elements of high quality units and maps
10: Foundations of Unit Planning: Unitizing Standards within a Course
  • Briefly review the purpose of curriculum mapping and unit planning
  • Explore strategies to unitize learning targets within a course
11: Overview of a Backward Design Framework
  • Review the key components of a backward design framework
  • Discuss each stage of your unit plan and explore the process of backwards planning
12: Foundations of Standards
  • Walkthrough the organization of standards and how they can drive instruction
  • Review the vertical scaffolding of standards
13: Prioritize and Group Standards in Units ⭐
  • Establish a common understanding of how to prioritize and unitize standards within a unit
  • Review alignment of standards across multiple units or courses
14: Prioritizing Standards Based on Student Results
  • Prioritize standards to clearly identify which standards should be given greater emphasis
  • Strengthen alignment to standards in the curriculum based on the student growth results
15: Unpack Standards: Content and Skills ⭐
  • Walkthrough strategies for unpacking standards into clear learning goals
  • Identify what students should know and be able to do by the end of the unit
16: Develop Enduring Understandings and Essential Questions ⭐
  • Identify the overarching purpose and focus of a unit
  • Develop enduring understandings and essential questions that guide student learning
17: Assess Learning: Formative and Summative Assessments
  • Differentiate between characteristics of formative and summative assessments and how they inform instruction
  • Learn how to develop and add assessments in Atlas, AtlasNext or Managebac
18: Assess Learning: Develop Quality Summative Assessments
  • Explore ways to meaningfully assess understanding of unit goals
  • Review elements of quality assessments, including sample rubrics and success criteria
19: Blended Learning Strategies
  • Discuss key elements of a blended learning experience and walkthrough examples of blended learning models
  • Consider ways to adapt current lessons or units to a blended model
20: The Learning Plan
  • Develop clear learning targets aligned to the unit plan
  • Create meaningful activities that help students achieve the learning objectives in a unit
21: Create Lessons Aligned to Unit Plans
  • Discuss how lesson planning connects to the bigger picture of unit planning and overall curriculum development
  • Explore how to develop lessons aligned to the unit plan
  • Walkthrough the lesson planner in Atlas, AtlasNext, or Managebac
Curriculum Review
Topic Outcome
22: Overview of a 5 Step Curriculum Review Cycle
  • Explore and discuss the 5 steps of a review cycle with examples
  • Consider additional needs to ensure the ongoing use of the curriculum review cycles to update and strengthen the written curriculum
23: Using Reports in Atlas to Review CurriculumReports technical training included in Premium Support
  • Learn how to utilize reports in Atlas to support your role in curriculum work
  • Walk away with several reports saved for future use
24: Quality Unit Review Virtual Curriculum Review series
  • Discuss the elements of a high quality unit plan
  • Review unit(s) using a sample rubric and/or Atlas reports
25: Curriculum Review Series ⭐Multiple session series
  • Overview of a 5 Step Curriculum Review Cycle
  • Using Reports in Atlas to Review Curriculum
  • Quality Unit Review
Advanced Curriculum Review Series ⭐Multiple session series In this advanced series, sessions will include a brief refresher of the steps in a review cycle and hands on experience in completing a cycle with a specific focus. Participants should plan to work with their team between sessions and come prepared to make decisions through collaborative conversations
Instructional Approaches
Topic Outcome
26: Early Childhood: Template Design
  • Determine necessary elements to include in a written curriculum
  • Develop, modify or update unit templates to reflect the unique program structure of a school
27: Early Childhood: Unit Development
  • Based on school’s template, explore the variety of ways to organize content/thematic information
  • Discuss ways to include and/or document non-thematic elements in a unit planner
28: Early Childhood: Phonological Awareness
  • Break down the stages of phonological awareness development to understand the subtle differences between these skills
  • Discuss teacher strategies to support various levels of development
29: Develop a Unit Template to Support English Language Acquisition
  • Review current language supports in the curriculum
  • As a leadership team, create or modify unit templates to support language acquisition and provide clear expectations for teachers
30: Unit Planning to Support English Language DevelopmentMultiple session series
  • Standards & Learning Goals for Language Development
  • Create Assessments for Multilingual Learners
  • Develop Learning Plans for Multilingual Learners
31: Standards & Learning Goals for Language Development
  • Align units with content & language standards and provide language goals for multiple English proficiency levels
  • Outline unit learning goals that support culturally and linguistically diverse students
32: Create Assessments for Multilingual Learners
  • Determine how students can demonstrate understanding of both the content and language goals, using multiple language domains
  • Analyze the unit assessment(s) for alignment to content & language goals
33: Develop Learning Plans for Multilingual Learners
  • Develop integrated lesson targets aligned to the unit plan
  • Outline instructional strategies and approaches to support content learning and language acquisition
34: Scaffolding Instruction
  • Explore techniques and strategies for scaffolding language and content at various levels
  • Create or update units & lessons with intentional content and language scaffolds
35: Planning for Differentiation
  • Review key elements of differentiated instruction
  • Explore differentiated instruction strategies and add specific strategies to current units

Popular Virtual Packages

Here are a few examples of how schools have created their own packages based on their goals

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Leadership Series

  • Overview of Building a Curriculum Process
  • Design a Unit Template and Style Guide
  • Develop a Curricular Strategic Plan
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Curriculum Writing

  • Foundations in Unit Planning: Unitizing Standards within a Course
  • Unpack Standards: Content and Skills
  • Develop Enduring Understandings and Essential Questions
  • Assess Learning: Formative and Summative Assessments
  • Create Lessons Aligned to Unit Plans
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Curriculum Review Series

  • Overview of a 5 Step Curriculum Review Cycle
  • Using Reports in Atlas to Review Curriculum
  • Quality Unit Review

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