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3-Tier Professional Development Dossier (PDD) Online Workshops

These workshops are for teachers seeking assistance creating the Professional Development Dossier (PDD) needed for advancement to the next level of New Mexico's 3-Tiered Licensure System.

What to expect

The workshop series will consist of twelve 1.5-2 hour sessions. Activities will include planning, organizing, establishing personal timelines, selecting student work, critiquing, and editing as well as technology skill sessions to help you digitize your materials. Plus, before you submit your PDD, you can request a final review and feedback by another RETA Instructor.

Cost

The cost for the series of Professional Development Dossier (PDD) workshops is $250. You should check with your district about the possibility of being reimbursed for all or part of the cost of your participation in RETA PDD workshops. Many districts have a reimbursement program or policy. Email reta@nmsu.edu if your district will be paying the $250 fee.

Tech Requirement

You will need a computer connected to the Internet and a headphone mic set.

Schedule

Participants will meet weekly in Adobe Connect, a web conferencing system and use Canvas as an online learning management system.

Phase Session Session 6-7:30PM Topic
1 1 October 9, 2013 Course Introduction
1 2 October 16, 2013 Organizing & Getting Started
2 3 October 23, 2013 Strand B: Selecting Students
2 4 October 30, 2013 Strand B: Showing Growth
3 5 November 6, 2013 Strand C: Implementing Change
3 6 November 13, 2013 Strand C: Collaboration & Scanning Artifacts
4 7 November 20, 2013 Strand A: Instructional Context
    November 27, 2013 No Session - Thanksgiving Break
4 8 December 4, 2013 Strand A: Instructional Record
5 9 December 11, 2013 Strand A: Analyzing Work from Low, Medium & High Students
5 10 December 18, 2013 Strand B: Students X & Y
    December 25, 2013 No Session - Winter Break
    January 1, 2014 No Session - Winter Break
6 11 January 8, 2014 Revising & Editing
6 12 January 15, 2014 Final Checklist & Submission

Sign Up

  • NMSU | RETA
  • Phone: (575) 646-8231 | Fax: (575) 646-2044
  • reta@nmsu.edu
  • Milton Hall 185, MSC 3CEL, P.O. Box 30001
  • Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001