Virtual Professional Development

We offer four main categories of Professional Development: School Leadership & Process, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Review and Instructional Approaches. Our team can support your work virtually with remote professional development in a synchronous or asynchronous format. We will work with you to create a plan consisting of single or multiple online sessions with targeted learning goals.

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Package Options

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
  • Planning call to discuss goals and timeline for sessions with leadership
  • Q & A immediately after each virtual session
  • Up to 2 consultative conversations (to be used within 6 months of the first session)
  • 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
Offering # Topic Outcome
1:Leadership & Process Curriculum Process: Foundation and Unit Template Design
  • Review the process and purpose of curriculum mapping and unit planning
  • Discuss how it can lead to a transparent and holistic view of the curriculum
2:Leadership & Process Leadership Series: Build a Curriculum Process⭐
Multiple session series
  • Identify the purpose for this work at a school/ district level, department level, and personal level.
  • Explore participants’ key questions around curriculum, curriculum mapping, unit planning, and the needs of the district, departments, & students
  • Outline or develop the goals and timeline for curriculum mapping
  • Define roles and responsibilities to guide the process for each department
  • Outcomes from Offering 1 included
Curriculum Development
Offering # Topic Outcome
3:Curriculum Development Foundations in Curriculum Mapping
  • Introduce the “what, why, and how” of curriculum mapping and unit planning
  • Explore how maps can be used to support teaching and learning
4:Curriculum Development Foundations in Unit Planning
  • Review the process and purpose of curriculum mapping and unit planning
  • Explore the key components of quality unit plans that frame big picture learning goals
  • High-level overview of how to clearly articulate the core content and skills to guide instruction and assessment
5:Curriculum Development Standards Literacy
  • Walk through how standards are organized and how to read and use standards to plan instruction
6:Curriculum Development Identify Power Standards
  • Define power standards and criteria for selection at a school or district level
  • Explore and practice strategies for identifying power standards for a subject area and/or grade level
7:Curriculum Development 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
8:Curriculum Development Unpack Standards: Content and Skills⭐
  • Unpack standards into clear learning goals by identifying the key nouns and verbs within the standard
9:Curriculum Development Develop Enduring Understandings and Essential Questions⭐
  • Develop enduring understandings and essential questions that frame the major concepts, content, and focus of a unit
10:Curriculum Development Assessing Learning: Formative and Summative Assessments
  • Explore ways to meaningfully assess understanding
  • Build strong alignment between assessments and standards
  • Review elements of quality assessments
11:Curriculum Development Using Unit Plans to Guide Blended Learning
  • 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
12:Curriculum Development Learning Plan
  • Develop clear learning targets aligned to the unit plan
  • Create meaningful activities that help students achieve the learning objectives in a unit
13:Curriculum Development New Teacher Orientation
  • Support new teachers as they learn to use Atlas or ManageBac to develop units of instruction
  • Learn how to use and navigate the platform, as well as the basics of curriculum writing
Curriculum Review
Offering # Topic Outcome
14:Curriculum Review Reports in Atlas
  • Learn how to fully utilize the reporting features in Atlas to support your role
  • Walk away with several reports saved for future use
15:Curriculum Review Quality Unit Review
  • Review unit(s) for quality and completion
  • Utilize reporting features in Atlas to support curriculum review
16:Curriculum Review Utilizing a 5 Step Review Cycle
  • Explore and discuss the 5 steps of a review cycle with examples
  • Reflect on the overall process of using the cycles to review the curriculum
  • Consider additional needs to ensure the ongoing use of the curriculum review cycles to update and strengthen the written curriculum
17:Curriculum Review Curriculum Review Series⭐
Multiple session series
  • Build team capacity to choose a topic and develop focus questions for review
  • Apply the steps in a review cycle to gain insight into curriculum and create a plan for actionable improvement
  • Gain hands-on experience investigating the curriculum in order to inform decisions
18:Curriculum Review Year-End Unit Review
  • Review what was covered during remote instruction and document changes that were made for specific courses.
  • Identify essential learning targets and clarify what will need to be addressed the following year
19:Curriculum Review 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.
  • Determine essential targets to be covered over the following academic year to ensure students meet grade level expectations.
Instructional Approaches
Offering # Topic Outcome
20: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
21: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
22:Early Childhood Phonological Awareness
  • Break down the stages of phonological awareness development to understand the subtle differences between these skills
23:Early Childhood Phonological Awareness Series
Multiple session series
  • Break down the stages of phonological awareness development to understand the subtle differences between these skills
  • Discover methods of teacher instruction that support various levels of development.
  • Explore a variety of ways to partner and communicate phonological awareness with families.
24:English Language Development Develop a Unit Template to Support Language Acquisition
  • Review current language supports in the curriculum
  • Create or modify unit templates to support language acquisition and provide clear expectations for teachers
25:English Language Development Unit Planning to Support Language Acquisition
  • Align units with content & language standards and provide language goals for multiple English proficiency levels
  • Create or update a unit to guide students’ language acquisition
26:English Language Development 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
27:Differentiated Instruction 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

Leadership Series: Build a Curriculum Process

  • Curriculum Process Foundation and Unit Template Design
  • Unpack Goals into Actionable Steps
  • Finalize Your Plan: Feedback & Resources
Curriculum

Curriculum Writing

  • Prioritize and Group Standards in Units 
  • Unpack Standards: Content and Skills
  • Develop Enduring Understandings and Essential Questions
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Curriculum Review Series

  • Utilize a 5 Step Review Cycle 
  • Build Team Capacity 
  • Investigate Curriculum to Inform Decisions

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Email
pd@fariaedu.com

Phone
+1 503 223 7600

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