Calendar of Workshops, Trainings & Meetings

Event Information

Title: Conducting Observation and Professional Growth Conversations

Date: August 13-15, 2014

Time(s): Registration 8:00 am to 8:30 am Workshop 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Location: Minnesota Department of Education, Conference Center B, Room 15

Description: This five-day workshop series consists of three initial days of training followed by two additional days of training on October 23rd and January 22nd. This workshop will provide evaluators and peer reviewers with processes, tools and strategies necessary to conduct effective observations and meaningful feedback conferences. Participants will engage in activities that will build understanding of their district’s locally developed rubric, practice observing and collecting evidence, and sorting observation data by rubric components areas and performance levels. The workshop will introduce a variety of coaching methods for use in pre- and post-observation conferences that promote collaboration and inform next steps for instruction and professional growth.

Event Type: Workshop

Target Audience: Evaluators, peer reviewers, Q Comp teacher leaders

Sponsor: School Support Division

Contact: Renee Ringold

Contact Phone: 651-582-8363

Contact Email:

Fee: N/A

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Registration Deadline: N/A

Materials: Each participant should bring their district’s teacher observation rubric and forms.

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