In collaboration with the WY, NE, ND, and SD SEAs, NCCC will: 1) train cohort members in all four states to increase knowledge of discourse strategies; 2) collaborate with SEAs to develop instructional “Look Fors” that principals can use to guide classroom observations of teachers that serve EL students; 3) help cohorts adopt a data-driven process to examine professional development reach and outcomes; 4) collaborate with SEAs to develop a parent infographic that explains the EL identification, parent notification, programming, and exit process; and 5) assist SEAs in efforts to implement ESSA-driven processes.
In collaboration with the ND SEA, NCCC will: 1) develop a Striving Readers formative evaluation plan and support local implementation by training grantees to 2) develop aim statements, 3) use driver diagrams, and 4) use PDSA rapid inquiry cycles.
In collaboration with the ND SEA staff, the National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center, and the Center for Standards and Assessment Implementation (CSAI) NCCC will: 1) identify resources to inform the standards revision process and recommend comparable state and national standards for review by committees, 2) facilitate standards development committee meetings for social studies and computer science-cyber security, 3) facilitate standards review committee meetings, 4) gather public input on draft standards, and 5) submit final social studies and computer science-cyber security draft standards documents.
The North Dakota Educator Recruitment and Retention Task Force addresses the teacher shortage in North Dakota and aligns with its Educator Equity Plan.
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