Professional Learning Planning & Scheduling: our department supports the scheduling of district professional learning, collaborates with other departments, and is available to buildings for support or to be a think partner in their professional learning efforts.
BEST Team (Beginning Educator Support Team): Shelly Bratton, Stacy Dachenhausen, and LaRae Marks are instructional coaches supporting our beginning educators with the purpose of building a sense of belonging and efficacy to impact student learning. Monthly learning opportunities provide “just in time support” during their first years in Everett Public Schools.
Instructional Coach Professional Learning: our department leads and coordinates training for our instructional coaches monthly.
New Hire Orientations: Four days are designated to inducting our new certificated staff in August and a condensed version is offered in late fall. New classified staff have induction opportunities monthly.
TPEP (Teacher/Principal Evaluation and Growth Program): our department provides training in TPEP to our teaching and administrative staff.
Professional Development Council: this group of individuals represents our buildings and departments with the purpose of providing input and feedback to inform our professional learning efforts across the entire Everett Public School system.