MSEA PD News and Updates
MSEA’s new Center for Education Policy and Practice (CEPP) is prepared that will help you develop in your career! CEPP’s mission is to offer coverage steering and skilled growth on points like constructing your educational toolkit, supporting you thru National Board Certification, coaching on racial and social justice, and skill-building for Praxis and ParaPro Prep for these searching for certification.
Best Practice Wednesdays
Join MSEA’s CEPP workforce and member specialists for Best Practice Wednesdays and snapshots of educator-centered points beginning October 27 and persevering with each different week at 4 p.m.
CEPP’s first Best Practice Wednesday is on Educator Evaluation Portfolios: How to Make the Evaluation Process Work for You on October 27, when educators will be taught methods for gathering skilled artifacts to exhibit development within the Danielson Framework for Teaching Domains and the way to use these artifacts in pre- and post-observation and analysis conferences. Educators may also discover ways to construct an educator analysis portfolio that may empower them to be a assured accomplice within the analysis course of.
More Praxis Prep I & 2 and New ParaPro Support
MSEA’s rising Praxis help program now features a suite of periods to assist Praxis and ParaPro test-takers construct confidence with particular person tutoring, group periods, test-prep strategies, and sources.
Praxis Core Prep begins with group periods and then focuses on 1:1 individualized Praxis l tutoring equipped by veteran MSEA teacher-members to educators searching for certification. “My tutor gave me an opportunity to study at my pace and on my time,” says 2020 Praxis Core participant Kenya Watkins of Howard County.
“Being in the moment was the best because she was right there to help and encourage me when I second-guessed myself.” Group periods in MSEA’s new Praxis ll Prep embody coping with check nervousness, examine planning, studying comprehension, constructed responses, and math, plus small group help of 4 90-minute periods designed to get you stoked for check day.
The ParaPro Assessment Overview focuses on ESPs working towards paraprofessional certification. As Maryland implements the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future, there are elevated hiring and profession alternatives for paraprofessionals via further funding for particular teaching programs and the enlargement of pre-k, neighborhood faculties, and small group supplemental instruction.