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Professional Development

The Jordan District Math Department offers several professional development opportunities throughout the year.  Teachers may enroll in single day or multi-day classes.  Online classes are also available.

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Classes for Credit

Assessment Design Workshop

  • Subject: Assessment Design
  • Grades: 7 through 12
  • Instructors: Brooke Anderson, Holly Allen
  • Class Format: Instructor Led
  • Description: This is a two-day, twelve-hour workshop intended to provide teachers with the basic tools of assessment design including: · matching assessments to standards · defining constructs (skills and attributes) · determining scope of the assessment · item design (including item roots and responses) · test equating By the end of the workshop, teachers will have created an assessment that could viably be used as a summative or formative assessment for their own classroom or a pre- and post-test.
  • Dates: September 13-14, January 17-18, or April 11-12
  • Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Credit Type: relicensure hours
  • Fee: none
  • Registration Information: jpls.truenorthlogic.com Course Number: 101197
  • Contact Person: Wendy Harmon

UCTM

  • Subject: Mathematics Elevated
  • Grades: K through 12
  • Instructors: Various teachers and Mathematics Leaders
  • Class Format: Conference
  • Description: Keynote Address by Robert Kaplinsky and various breakout sessions
  • Dates: October 12 and 13
  • Time: 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm October 12 and 8:30 am to 12:00 pm October 13
  • Location: Draper Park Middle School (13133 South 1300 East; Draper, UT)
  • Credit Type: relicensure hours; state credit
  • Fee: TBD
  • Registration Information: www.utahctm.org
  • Contact Person: Joleigh Honey 2018 Utah Council of Teachers of Mathematics

UCTM Leadership Conference

  • Subject: Mathematics Elevated
  • Grades: K through 12 Math Leaders
  • Instructors: Keynote by Robert Kaplinsky
  • Class Format: Conference
  • Description: Keynote Address by Robert Kaplinsky and various breakout sessions
  • Dates: October 12
  • Time: 12:30 pm to 3:45 pm
  • Location: Canyons School District
  • Credit Type: relicensure hours; state credit
  • Fee: TBD
  • Registration Information: www.utahctm.org
  • Contact Person: Joleigh Honey 2018 Utah Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Using Math Software (Handy Graph, Math Illustrations, Geogebra)

  • Subject: Math Software
  • Grades: 7 through 12
  • Instructors: Wendy Harmon
  • Class Format: Can be done at your school with a teacher or a group of teachers
  • Description: This can be tailored to meet the needs of you and your teachers in helping them get started in using math software to create math graphics for tests and assignments.
  • Dates: Selected by the school/teacher
  • Time: Selected by the school/teacher
  • Credit Type: relicensure hours
  • Fee: Purchase price of the software
  • Registration Information: arrange with Wendy Harmon
  • Contact Person: Wendy Harmon

Related Sites and Resources

UEN Professional Development

UEN Online Mathematics Professional Learning Courses

USOE Professional Learning Series: Secondary Mathematics

Mathematics Vision Project

Engage NY


For Principals

Specialist and/or consultant are available to help departments with:

  • Coaching

  • PLC Support

  • Data Review

  • Core support