RAISE_ Reading Apprenticeship Improving Secondary Education by malj

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									 RAISE: Reading Apprenticeship
 Improving Secondary Education


An Update on RAISE, PA LIRA 2013, and
        Sustainability for PA
             RAISE Cohort III


 Applications will be sent out the week following
  Thanksgiving and due December 23, 2012
 We will be accepting 60 ELA, 30 History and 30
  Science teachers
 Stipend will be $500 and all expenses paid: travel,
  lodging, and meals
              RAISE Cohort III


 Teachers receive 10 days of Reading Apprenticeship
  training at NO COST: Estimated value is $3000 (does
  not include stipend)
 Dates:
   July 29-August 2, 2013
   February 10-11, 2014
   July 22-24, 2014
 Location: PaTTAN Harrisburg
                Expectations


 Teachers commit to attending all 10 days of training
 Teachers commit to meeting once a month
 School principal attends at least two days of the
  summer RAISE training and/or participates in the
  Reading Apprenticeship online course for
  administrators
 Teachers and principal participate in three annual
  surveys (each takes approx. 20 min to complete)
          Application Process


 Will first contact our schools who have teams
  participating in RAISE Cohorts I and II
 Will then contact those schools who have teams
  participating in either RAISE Cohort I or II
 Will then contact those schools who applied last year
  but were not accepted
 Will then open up the applications to any school in PA
 Support for Teacher Leaders


 Meet three times a year at PaTTAN and at Beaver
  Intermediate Unit
 NO COST to teacher leader or to district
 Purpose of Meetings:
   Network and learn from each other
   Learn new tools to effectively facilitate monthly
    meetings
   Deepen understanding of Reading Apprenticeship and
    refine routines and strategies
   Support for Administrators


 Reading Apprenticeship Online Course for
  Administrators
   30 PILs hours
   NO COST
   Currently have a maximum of 20 RAISE administrators
    participating
   Running two courses simultaneously – one with MI
    administrators and one with PA, CA, UT administrators
Ongoing Support for IU Educators
        and PA Schools


 PA LIRA
     Tentative dates: Sept. 30 – Oct. 4, 2013
     Location: TBD in Western PA
     Winter Conference Tentative Dates: Feb. 26-28, 2014
     Cost: $2500 and includes breakfast, lunch, and materials
     Limited to 40 participants
    Sustainability and PA IU’s


 How do we continue to support our RAISE schools?
   Reading Apprenticeship “Retreats”
   Held at IU’s – can work in partnership and hold regional
    “retreats”
   Facilitated by LIRA/RAISE trained IU staff and could
    include district teachers who completed the CIT
    program
 Reading Apprenticeship Retreat
          Task Force


 Looking to form a Task Force with
  representation from the eastern, central
  and western parts of the state – ideally
  two from each region.
 Purpose of Task Force


 Task Force would:
     Clarify purpose of “retreat”
     Identify best time of year
     Recommend number of days
     Determine the costs
     Craft communications
     Draft agendas
    Proposed Meeting Dates
        for Task Force


 Jan. 17 (dinner meeting)
 February 21 (via Elluminate)
 March 13 or 14 (if necessary)

 See Amaal Awadalla if interested in participating!
          THANK YOU!


 Susan Kinney
   484.547.8862
   susankinneyi3@gmail.com

								
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