CLDE Instructional Resources for Staff

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In APS, CLDE Teacher Leaders are site-based and promote building-level leadership by providing professional development to teachers, acting as model teachers of demonstration classrooms, and serving as advocates for identified English Language Learners (ELLs).

To grow as learners, leaders, and advocates, CLDE Teacher Leaders have multiple opportunities to attend professional development. Through monthly meetings and weekly coaching with their CLDE Consultant, CLDE Teacher Leaders receive ongoing professional development in order to cultivate their own understandings and build teacher capacity within their buildings around:

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  • Identification, Assessment, and Placement of English Language Learners
  • Instructional models and culturally relevant pedagogy for English Language Development and sheltered instruction
  • Classroom environment and the Conditions of Learning
  • Using the Teaching-Learning Cycle for the collection and evaluation of assessment data to drive planning and instruction
  • Professional development and effective co-teaching and co-planning models

Teacher Leaders maintain ongoing action plans in order to build a reflective practice and guide their professional learning.

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As part of our commitment to providing equitable instruction for all students, we work to ground all teachers and service providers in our schools with culturally and linguistically responsive educational tools. Learn more here.