How will VASD support staff?

The Verona Area School District is committed to providing ongoing professional development and support as we implement personalized learning. The two foundational courses that are offered to staff are:

The 5W's of Personalized Learning
This course is based on the work of Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey, two experts in personalized learning. The course is designed to build a foundational understanding, and covers:

5Ws of PL

This course is taught by Amy Arbogash, Director of Technology & Personalized Learning, and Rita Mortenson and Sarah Urben, District-wide Personalized Learning Coaches. Over 400 staff members have taken this course, and it is offered throughout the school year and summer to accommodate all staff.

Introduction to the VASD PLP (Personalized Learning Plan)
The VASD This course is designed to introduce staff to the four components of the VASD PLP. The components are: 

Profile - Who the Learner Is
Path - What the Learner Does
Evidence - How the Learner is Progressing
Reflection - Where the Learner Goes Next

PLP 
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This course is taught by Ann Franke, Director of Instruction, and Amy Arbogash,
Director of Technology & Personalized Learning. More than 200 staff members have taken this course, and the district continues to offer it throughout the school year and during the summer.