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Wednesday June 20th, 2018 8:30AM — 3:30PM
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Teaching with PVAAS: Classroom Edition

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Event Type: Inservices/workshops Inservices/workshops

Credit Type: Act 48 Clock Hour (5 hours)

Registration Contact: Marci Davis, mdavis@pattan.net, 717-901-2251

Content Contact: Jennifer Ross, jennifer_ross@iu13.org, 717-606-1986


In this highly interactive advanced course, participants discover how they can use student growth data to inform instructional decisions. Through hands-on group activities, teacher teams work collaboratively through simulation data to discuss instructional practices, strategies for supporting students, departmental collaboration, and personal professional growth.


Participants will be able to:

  • Define and understand the value of PVAAS data
  • Incorporate PVAAS data into professional learning teams
  • Utilize growth data to help support students’ needs
  • List three ways today’s skills can be integrated into personal practice

Target Audience

General educators, special educators, paraprofessionals.

To maximize learning outcomes, the PVAAS Educator Support Specialists highly recommend that teams of teachers attend together, if possible, to engage in this course as a shared experience.

Individuals attending this course must arrive on time and stay the duration of the course in order to receive Act 48 Professional Education hours. Requests for exceptions are to be brought to the attention of the individual´s Superintendent or IU Director prior to the course.

Topics Covered: PA Value-Added Assessment Systems (PVAAS)


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  • Jen Persson, PhD. & Deanene Deaton


Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this training. Contact: Marci Davis, at 717-901-2251, or mdavis@pattan.net.