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"Every student deserves a great teacher, not by chance, but by design."

-Doug Fisher, Nancy Frey, and John Hattie

Mission

The Professional Learning Department will provide a comprehensive professional learning system aligned with individual, school, and district goals that cultivates growth through the practice of continuous improvement.

Our Goals: Every lesson and all student work are fully standards-aligned and delivered equitably so that all students are able to meet the standards and are prepared for what's next.  Our school district offers a positive and supportive learning environment where all stakeholders believe in their impact and ability to work collaboratively to challenge mindsets and increase learning potential.

 

Professional Learning Menu: Image of cog: Growth Mindset, School Culture, Teacher Voice, Disrupting Poverty.  Image of a checklist: Learning Walks/Tools, Lesson Study, ERPL Support.  Image of a pencil: Gradual Release, Questioning, Universal Lesson Design, Student Engagement, Student Voice.  Image of a play button: PLC Support, Collaborative Inquiry, Refecting on Teaching, Decision Making, Goal Setting.

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Volusia County School District

P O Box 2118

DeLand FL 32721-2118

Location: Brewster Center - DeLand

Phone: 386-734-7190

Office Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Christy Mahaney, Coordinator

Email: clmahane@volusia.k12.fl.us

Ext. 20549

Meg Roa, Specialist

Email: mrroa@volusia.k12.fl.us

Ext. 20548

Wafa Picciolo, Instructional Program Lead for Coaching

Email: WPicciol@volusia.k12.fl.us

Ext. 20504

Meredith Egan, Lead Instructional Coach

Email: mvegan@volusia.k12.fl.us

Ext. 20690

Claudine Henderson, Lead Instructional Coach

Email: chenders@volusia.k12.fl.us

Ext. 20425

Linnette Hernandez, Lead Instructional Coach

Email: lhernand@volusia.k12.fl.us

Ext. 

Sarah Dowdell, Office Specialist

Email: SDOWDELL@volusia.k12.fl.us

Ext. 20551

Miriam Gaylord, Office Specialist

Email: MKGaylor@volusia.k12.fl.us

Ext. 20552

Crystal Bradley, Office Specialist

Email: cbradley@volusia.k12.fl.us

Ext. 20550