Leading Professional Learning Communities (PLCs)

The Network for College Success invites high school educators to attend a four-day professional development experience that will help foster professional learning communities (PLCs) in your school.

The Leading PLCs workshop will build your capacity to plan, facilitate, and lead adult learning experiences that will ultimately benefit students. 

The Leading PLCs Workshop is now full. You are weclome to sign up for the Wait List below.

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Institute Dates
Monday, July 9 – Thursday, July 12
8:30am to 3:30pm each day
Registrants must be present all four days.

Location
University of Chicago

Cost
$850 per person
Includes breakfast and lunch each day and all materials

Note: This workshop is for high school educators not currently in NCS partner schools.

Cancellation Policy
Registrants who are unable to attend the Leading PLCs workshop may request a full refund if NCS is notified of the cancellation at least 30 days prior to the workshop. Registrants cancelling within 30 days of the workshop will not be eligible for a refund and must pay the registration fee regardless of attendance.

Download the official Leading PLCs Overview flyer >

At the workshop, educators will:

  • Explore the significance of facilitative leadership to improve student learning
  • Cultivate a toolbox (i.e. protocols, templates) to use as a vehicle for rigorous work with teams
  • Hone strategies for leading equity-centered work among adults that is focused on students
  • Practice facilitative skills, such as giving and receiving constructive feedback on professional practice
  • Examine student and adult work and learn about the tools/protocols to engage in this process
  • Develop a practical plan for leading a PLC

For Illinois residents, ISBE Clock Hours are available!

The Leading PLCs Workshop is now full. Please contact LaKisha Pittman should you need assistance regarding your registration.

Sign Up for the Wait List

Note: This workshop is for educators not currently in NCS partner schools.

If you have other dietary restrictions not listed here, please contact Sandra Ortigoza at sortigoza@uchicago.edu
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