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VIRTUAL EVENT |
10 - 11 Sep 2020

The certainty of substantive school improvement in uncertain times 

Build and sustain a strong, collaborative professional learning community (PLC) through a process that is transforming schools around the world. This unique event brings international and local PLC at Work® authors and experts right to you. You’ll hear dynamic keynotes and attend powerful breakouts designed to help infuse the PLC at Work® process into every aspect of your school or system. 

Whether you are just beginning to build a PLC or need to regroup for your next steps, this summit provides practical knowledge based on the three big ideas that drive a PLC, delivered by experts who know the process best. You’ll return to your school ready to work in collaborative teams to achieve outstanding results for the students you serve. 

Join us and find out why this summit is fast becoming the premier event for schools serious about their PLC journey.

 

  • Acquire strategies and tips for ensuring student learning sits at the core of your collaborative work.
  • Share your challenges with prominent experts and receive advice on next steps.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to further your team’s work in designing common assessments, a guaranteed and viable curriculum and a multitiered system of interventions.
  • Understand how to align timetables and resources to create genuine collective responsibility for student learning.
  • Learn firsthand how Australian Model PLCs have dramatically improved student achievement. 

Who should attend?

  • Teachers (primary school, high school, special education)
  • Curriculum specialists
  • Instructional coaches
  • System leaders
  • Team leaders
  • Principals and assistant principals
  • Staff development leaders

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2 Day

REGISTRATION

$475.00

Day 1  
9:00–10:00 am Keynote 1
  • Gavin Grift: The power of PLC at Work
10:00–10:15 am Break
10:30–11:30 am Keynote 2
  • Mike Mattos: Mind the Gaps:  Doubling down on practices that work
11:30–11:45 am Break
12:00–1:00 pm Breakout Sessions
  • Julie Canham: Response to Intervention (RTI) at Work overview*
  • Gavin Grift: Five Ways of Being: What Learning Leaders think, do and say every day
  • Janelle Wills: Developing and using proficiency scales
1:00–1:30 pm Lunch
2:00-3:00 pm Breakout Sessions
  • Gavin Grift: Twelve key actions to guide the work of collaborative teams
  • Janelle Wills: Six action steps for a guaranteed and viable curriculum
  • Janelle Dickman: PLC at Work principals: An Australian success story (secondary)

 

Day 2  
9:00–10:00 am Keynote 3
  • Timothy D Kanold: Your heart & soul legacy: Living a happy and well-balanced professional life
10:00–10:15 am Break
10:30–11:30 am Breakout Sessions
  • Janelle Wills: Thinking protocols for learning
  • Selena Fisk: Using and analysing data*
  • Gavin Grift: Putting people first: How to put people before innovation in a PLC
11:30–11:45 am Break
12:00–1:00 pm Breakout Sessions
  • Gavin Grift: Five commitments for leading a PLC
  • Janelle Wills: Effective teaching in a PLC
  • Steve Meade: An Australian success story (primary)
1:00–1:30 pm Lunch
2:00–3:00 pm Keynote 4
  • Janelle Wills: Highly effective schools: Cultures of continual learning

Approximately 15 minutes is allotted prior to the commencement of each session to allow for virtual breakout room allocation and any participant technical issues to be addressed. 

Breakout session presenters will be facilitating a live chat in their own sessions.

*Live chat will be facilitated by Sonya Mackenzie.

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Day 1: Thu, 10 September, 2020
Presenter Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4
Williams Starting a movement: building culture from the inside out 
Canham Response to Intervention at Work overview
Grift The power of PLC at Work Five Ways of Being: what Learning Leaders think, do and say every day Twelve key actions to guide the work of collaborative teams
Wills Developing and using proficiency scales Six action steps for a guaranteed and viable curriculum
Dickman PLC at Work: an Australian success story (secondary)
Day 2: Fri, 11 September, 2020
Presenter Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4
Kanold Your heart & soul legacy: living a joyful and well-balanced professional life!
Wills Thinking protocols for learning Effective teaching in a professional learning community Highly effective schools: cultures of continual learning
Fisk Using and analysing data
Grift Putting people first: how to put people before innovation in a PLC Five commitments for leading a PLC
Meade PLC at Work: an Australian success story (primary)
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