Substitute Teachers’ Handbook

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At a Glance In order to help substitute teachers perform their job duties, Central Westmoreland Career and Technology Center administrators created a substitute teachers’ handbook. Overview The handbook provides substitute teachers with information about school policies and procedures and their role and responsibility. It is updated annually. Origin / Implementation Administrators decided that a comprehensive … Continue reading Substitute Teachers’ Handbook

Paraprofessional Handbook

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At a Glance With input from staff, administrators at Central Westmoreland Career and Technology Center created a handbook for paraprofessional staff members.  Overview The handbook is a resource for new and current paraprofessionals. It includes strategies, policies, procedures, and annual updates that are all designed to aid the paraprofessionals in fulfilling their duties, functions, and … Continue reading Paraprofessional Handbook

Professional Development through Peer-to-Peer Observation

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At a Glance Using a peer-to-peer learning approach to professional development, administrators provide instructors the opportunity to observe their colleagues teaching. Overview Central Westmoreland Career and Technology Center administrators created a peer-to-peer observation model to provide instructors with embedded and practical professional learning opportunities. Under this model, instructors select two of their peers to observe, … Continue reading Professional Development through Peer-to-Peer Observation