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Educator Roles & Responsibilities Group 2
1. What shifts need to be made so that professional development is embedded in and arises from the daily work of your teachers and contributes to a collaborative learning culture?
- Teachers vested interests involved in District PD planning that corresponds with school vision and district goals
- Growth plans done collaboratively: learning coaches, online professional growth plan support (learning community growth plan)
- Connect teachers professional growth plans with PD planning
- Create a cohort for specific areas of growth
2. How do you envision your new role?
- personalize our role for the student
- encourage internal motivation in students; teach skills associated with self-motivation and accountability
- We are: activators, guides, "moms/dads", facilitators, adaptable, flexible, prep cooks
- We can ask the questions that encourage students to be empowered and personally accountable
- promote student success in a personalized way
- facilitator of changing education for students and parents
- encourage active participants/ citizens
- encourage stakeholders involvement: student, parents, teachers, mentor, admin, community
3. How do we involve our stakeholders in the conversation?
Questions to consider: How big is the net? Who should we include? Do parents need additional support?
- Provide workshops at the school to help parents support their child and support parental understanding.
- A change in the societal values of our communities may be needed


Educator Roles and Responsibilities Group 1
1. What shifts need to be made so that PD is embedded in and arises from the daily work of your teachers and contributes to a collaborative learning culture?
- PD needs to be curriculum based - Teacher needs vs School District Directed PD - Embedded Time needs to be available.
2. How do you envision your new role?
- creative collaboration, mentor/guide, risk-taker, not be afraid to fail, need to be a leader, flexible.
3. How do we involve our stakeholders in this conversation?
- Dual credit conversations, Special Projects (e.g. RAP), work with community stakeholders to determine what kind of skills the students require.