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

$3,100

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  • 3 virtual professional development sessions (2 hours each)
  • 2 consultative hours

5 Virtual Sessions

$5,000

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  • 5 virtual professional development sessions (2 hours each)
  • 4 consultative hours
  • 2 seats at any virtual event

8 Virtual Sessions

$7,800

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  • 8 virtual professional development sessions (2 hours each)
  • 6 consultative hours
  • 4 seats at any virtual event

12 Virtual Sessions

$11,500

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  • 12 virtual professional development sessions (2 hours each)
  • 10 consultative hours
  • 6 seats at any virtual event

PD Services included in each Package:

  • The specified number of 2-hour professional development sessions
  • Use the consultative hours to connect one-on-one with a PD facilitator to ideate, or discuss other curriculum specific needs
  • One facilitator with a maximum of 40 participants per session

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: Series: Leadership Level 1: Beginning, Refreshing or Restarting ⭐Multiple session series agenda
  • Participants will explore the key elements in a curriculum process
  • Gain hands-on experience in developing an outline of your curricular strategic plan
2: Series: Leadership Level 2: Continuing the Work ⭐Multiple session series agenda
  • Review their current curricular process to determine opportunities for growth
  • Conduct an in depth review of the curriculum and outline resources to strengthen the process
3: 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
4: Leveraging Atlas Templates and Features to Meet Curricular Goals
  • Explore ways to configure your Atlas site to achieve your school and district curriculum goals
  • Define clear expectations, templates and resources for developing curriculum
5: Benefits of Curriculum Mapping: Why Map?
  • Define curriculum and its components
  • Articulate the opportunities and barriers of mapping for different audiences
  • Explore sample units in our Public Site (use with caution)
Curriculum Development
Topic Outcome
6: Curriculum Basics for Teachers in Atlas
  • Review the process and purpose of curriculum mapping
  • Explore the key features and navigation tools in Atlas
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: Series: Curriculum Writing ⭐Multiple session series agenda
  • Unitizing Standards within a Course
  • Unpack Standards into Concepts and Student Objectives
  • Develop 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 Writing: A Backwards Design Approach
  • Walkthrough strategies to develop and define course-level curriculum based on a backwards designs frameworkof curriculum mapping and unit planning at your school
  • Discuss elements of high-quality curriculum by reviewing sample units
10: Series: Selecting Power Standards at the School or District Level
  • Establish a common understanding of how to prioritize standards
  • Review alignment of standards across multiple units or courses
11: Foundations of Standards
  • Walkthrough the organization of standards and how they can drive instruction
  • Review the vertical scaffolding of standards
12: Unitizing Standards within a Course
  • Analyze the course-level standards
  • Explore strategies to select and organize standards within a unit of study
  • Identify which standards are the primary focus of the unit
13: Unpack Standards into Concepts and Student Objectives ⭐
  • Walk through strategies for unpacking standards into clear learning goals, including key concepts and student outcomes
  • Identify what students should know and be able to do by the end of the unit
14: Develop Unit Big Ideas and Essential Questions ⭐
  • Identify the overarching purpose and focus of a unit
  • Develop big ideas and essential questions that guide student learning
15: Series: Assess Learning: Develop Quality Assessments
  • Explore ways to meaningfully assess understanding of unit goals
  • Review elements of quality assessments, including sample rubrics and success criteria
16: High Level Overview of Formative and Summative Assessment
  • Differentiate between characteristics of formative and summative assessments
  • Learn how to develop and add assessments in Atlas or Managebac
17: 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
18: 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
19: Update the Curriculum with a Culturally Relevant Lens
  • Review current unit goals and assessments with a lens of cultural relevance
  • Update concept and skills in the units to support culturally relevant learning for diverse learners
  • Discuss elements of inclusive assessments
Curriculum Review
Topic Outcome

20: Series: Curriculum Review ⭐Multiple session series agenda

Series: Advanced Curriculum Review ⭐Multiple session series agenda

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

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

21: Overview of a 5 Step Curriculum Review Cycle
Reports technical training included in Premium Support
  • 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
22: Using Reports in Atlas to Review Curriculum
Reports 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
23: Quality Unit Review
  • Discuss the elements of a high quality unit plan
  • Review unit(s) using a sample rubric and/or Atlas reports
  • Quality Unit Review
24: Prepare for a New Academic Year: Course Review
  • Review curriculum and document any changes that occurred during the previous academic year
  • Use reports to identify potential gaps in learning and discuss next steps
Instructional Approaches
Topic Outcome
25: 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
26: 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
27: Series: Unit Planning to Support English Language DevelopmentMultiple session series agenda
  • Standards & Learning Goals for Language Development
  • Create Assessments for Multilingual Learners
  • Develop Learning Plans for Multilingual Learners
28: 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
29: 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
30: 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
31: 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
32: 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 Level 1 Series

  • Participants will explore the key elements in a curriculum process
  • Gain hands-on experience in developing an outline of your curricular strategic plan
icon curriculum writing

Curriculum Writing Series

  • Participants will understand the components of curriculum writing
  • Gain hands on experience in building and improving high quality units
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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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