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Announcement: Making CTE Personnel Decisions with a Focus on High Quality Instruction PIL

Posted on June 04, 2019

Making CTE Personnel Decisions with a Focus on High Quality Instruction  

TARGET AUDIENCE:       Administrative and Supervisory CTE Personnel

DATE:                                    Initial Session- July 23, 2019

                                                (Pre-Session to the Summer Leadership Conference)                         

TIME/LOCATION:            10:00 AM- 5:00 PM – Nittany Lion Inn, State College

ACCOMMODATIONS:      Nittany Lion Inn, Rate = $135.00 evening of July 22nd

                                                Reservation Code: PACG19A                                  

PIL HOURS TO BE AWARDED40                                            



The 40-hour PIL will consist of (1) an initial in-person session for seven hours, (2) a four-hour session, and (3) a three-hour report out session for the culminating project for a total of 14 hours.  The job embedded assignments will require a minimum of 26 hours.


Major ideas and sections of this program are identified below.  The lesson plans will detail the specifics within each of the major sections:

I.          Hiring process for high-quality classroom teachers, including demonstration of fair and equitable treatment for all candidates

II.         Selecting and training mentors for teacher induction

III.       Performance improvement plans to overcome mediocrity and to prevent failure

IV.       Ethical decision making, confidentiality, due process, and termination


This program will focus on some of the known best practices in hiring and mentoring new teachers.  This will help ensure that our students have highly effective teachers in the classroom.  Participants will learn the key role and critical need to consult with the school solicitor as the school’s legal authority and expert in personnel matters, as well as deliberations and consultations with the chief school administrator.

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