A collaborative effort between California Department of Education and the California Private Schools Advisory Committee


Concept Rich Mathematics Lessons
with Dr. Mark Ellis

Part 1: Using Mathematical Principles to Plan for Teaching and Assess for Learning
Part 2: Learning Environments That Promote Problem-Solving and Real-Life Connections

With Dr. Mark Ellis
Follow-up with Math Specialists from CalStateTEACH to Strengthen Practice
Two Full Days Each for Both Parts

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2 Change Leadership Sessions with Dr. Raymond L. Smith

Change Leadership: Session 1 - Focus on Planning for Change

Change Leadership: Session 2 Effective School Improvement Planning

Both one day presentations are designed specifically for Private School Administrators.
With Dr. Raymond L. Smith

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Session 1
Session 2


Improving Instructional Strategies
with David Nagel and Laura Besser

Foundation Seminar
Evidence Into Action Day 1

Evidence Into Action Day 2

This 3-day workshop is an in-depth study of professional practices through which teachers systematically examine effective instructional practices, data collection, feedback, and assessment across all levels of student achievement to impact classroom change.

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Professional Development for Nonprofit, Private School Educators
Two formats –  
Collaborate with colleagues in a Professional Development setting
Engage in an Early Start
Reflect with Extended Learning
•    Designed around your needs
•    Responsive to your questions
•    Affordable and planned for your calendar

Find out more about 2015-16 Workshops


Professional Development for California Nonprofit, Private School Educators is provided through the California Department of Education (CDE) in collaboration with the California Private School Advisory Committee (CPSAC). The mission is to plan and implement high quality workshops and other professional learning opportunities that meet the needs of teachers and administrators in California's nonprofit, private schools. Professional Development for California Nonprofit Private School Educators.

Who is eligible?  Any teacher or administrator who is employed in a nonprofit, private school located in California.

Where are the live workshops located?  The live workshops are offered in three or, sometimes, four locations in Northern, Central, and Southern California. 
How can I access the online materials? When you register for a workshop you will receive the passcode to the online materials within 48 hours.