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Summer PD ConferenceRound Rock ISD Summer PD is July 23-26, with some full-day and half-day classes, as well as unique content courses taking place July 30-31. For the Summer PD Conference, all attendees will register for each course separately in Eduphoria. Eduphoria links can be found above the course descriptions in Sched. The Sched website for Summer PD can be found here: Summer PD July 23 – 26 SCHEDULE

Summer Camp

Thank you for attending and supporting SummeRR Camp!

Our primary goals for this event were to:
*Provide attendees with a flexible format that allowed them to pick and choose short sessions to attend throughout the day.
*Expose attendees to new professional learning formats such as: Keynote Speaker, Ignite Talks, Make & Take, Sandbox, Genius BaRR, Poster Pavilion, Student Panels, Community Partner Fair, and an After-Hours event.
*Provide a greater opportunity for teachers to share their knowledge and experiences with others, and to become involved with professional development as a volunteer or presenter
*Create a fun, inviting, and positive professional learning atmosphere
*Provide a diverse menu of professional learning experiences that addressed curriculum, instruction, leadership, social/emotional health, current topics in education, health/wellness, and productivity

We would appreciate your feedback! If you attended SummeRR Camp, please take our survey! One survey participant will win a $100 Amazon gift card. 

SummeRR Camp Survey

New Teacher Information

T-TESS Orientation Training

If you were unable to attend T-TESS training on Thursday, August 2, 2018, you can attend either of the sessions listed below:

Thursday, September 13 from 4:00 – 6:30 – RRISD Professional Development Toolbox

Tuesday, September 18 from 3:30 – 5:00 – RRISD Professional Development Toolbox

 

New Teacher Orientation Survey

Did you attend our New Teacher Orientation event on Wednesday, August 1, 2018? We want your feedback. Please take a minute to take our survey: New Teacher Orientation Survey

New Teacher Information

If you were unable to attend T-TESS training on Thursday, August 2, 2018, you can attend either of the sessions listed below:

Thursday, September 13 from 4:00 – 6:30 – RRISD Professional Development Toolbox

Tuesday, September 18 from 3:30 – 5:00 – RRISD Professional Development Toolbox

Updated May 7, 2018

2018-2019 Compliance will be available on July 9, 2018. 

Employee Handbook is still pending and will be updated as soon as possible.

Compliance Training should be completed by Friday, October 5, 2018.

Click the image above for more information on the University of Texas Principalship Program.

TTESS/TPESS and AEL Info

Need information about training dates, timelines, etc?

TTESS Web Site

TPESS Web Site

AEL Web Site

Eduphoria Updates

PD Department FAQ

Have questions about summer events, 56-hours reports, compliance training, trade days, etc?

FAQ

Upcoming Opportunities

Click any of the buttons below to learn more about upcoming Round Rock ISD Professional Development Opportunities!

Recommended MOOCs

Check Out This Self-Paced Inquiry-Based Learning Course

Inquiry-based learning aims to increase student engagement by helping learners develop hands-on, minds-on skills. This education and teacher training course explores the 5E instructional model and its uses in the classroom. You will have the opportunity to learn from videos of classroom teachers modeling a 5E lesson and access teacher commentary as they use inquiry-based strategies with their students. As a result, you will develop the skills and strategies needed to implement inquiry-based instruction in your own classroom.

An inquiry-based approach honors the complex work of learning. It prioritizes the knowledge and experience that students bring to the classroom and it promotes active problem solving, communication, and the shared construction of new ideas. Inquiry-based instruction is the foundation for the UTeach model. This education course serves as a useful introduction to this approach.

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Productivity Course

The Apps Show

The Professional Development Department is excited to announce the introduction of Training for Google Apps—a virtual coach and guide for using you Round Rock ISD Google Apps account. Training for Google Apps is a Google Chrome extension that provides users a personal training experience on common uses of Google’s suite of applications. Excellent for those users who are brand new to the application and would like to learn key tasks, such as sending an email, and for those users who are more experienced and need assistance with more advanced tasks, such as setting up labels.

Training for Google Apps is integrated into Google in a way that provides a training experience like no other. Need assistance sending an email? With Training for Google Apps, users will be guided through the task visually from start to finish—all without leaving the application.

Ready to install? Visit the following to get started:
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Set up in-app training for Google App

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Edie Binns
Director of Professional Development
Chris Nieto
Professional Development Coordinator
Mark Parshall
Professional Development Assistant

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