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Below is the 2017-2018 important Professional Development Dates. Please mark these dates in your calendar and plan accordingly.

Start Up Schedule

Monday, August 7

  • Benefits Fair AND New Teacher Meetings

Tuesday, August 8- All Teachers Return

  • Day 1:  4 hours School-directed, 4 hours Teacher-directed
    • AM: School Business Meeting
    • PM: Teacher-directed preparation

Wednesday, August 9

  • Day 2:  8 hours District-directed
    • AM: District-directed teacher preparation
    • PM: District-directed, school-based PD (Extension of summer VL PD)

Thursday, August 10

  • Day 3:  8 hours District-directed
    • 8:00-10:30: District Kick-off at THS
    • 10:45-12:00: Grade level & content area collaboration meetings
    • 12:00-1:15 Lunch break
    • 1:15-3:15: District PD (courses, book studies, & lecture series)

Friday, August 11

  • Day 4:  4 hours School-directed, 4 hours Teacher-directed
    • AM: School-directed professional development
    • PM: Teacher-directed preparation

Monday, August 14

  • Day 5:  (1st day of contract) 8 hours Teacher-directed
    • AM & PM: Teacher-directed preparation

Tuesday, August 15

  • Classwork begins

Additional Professional Development Days

Tuesday, October 24

  • District PD (2nd of 4 PD Days) Day after 8:00-9:30 School-based PD (Extension of district summer VL PD) Fall Break

    • 10:00-12:00 Grade/Subject Collaboration Meetings
    • 12:00-1:15 Lunch break
    • 1:15-3:15 District PD (courses, book studies, & lecture series)

Tuesday, January 16

  • District PD (3rd of 4 PD Days) Day after 8:00-9:30 School-based PD (Extension of district summer VL PD) MLK Jr Day

    • 10:00-12:00 Grade/Subject Collaboration Meetings
    • 12:00-1:15 Lunch break
    • 1:15-3:15 District PD (courses, book studies, & lecture series)

Monday, April 9

  • District PD (4th of 4 PD Days) Day after 8:00-9:30 School-based PD (Extension of district summer VL PD) Spring Break

    • 10:00-12:00 Grade/Subject Collaboration Meetings
    • 12:00-1:15 Lunch break
    • 1:15-3:15 District PD (courses, book studies, & lecture series)

Classwork Ends Friday, May 25

Parent-Teacher Conferences

  • November 8-10 & Feburary 7-9
    • Elementary Schools
  • September 21, 2017 & February 15, 2018
    • Middle Schools
  • September 28, 2017 & Febuary 15, 2018
    • Independence High School
  • September 27, 2017 & February 21, 2018
    • Provo High & TImpview High

DLI Mandatory Trainings

  • June 12-13, 2017 AUDII for Administrators (only for principals in their first year at the DLI school)
  • August 7-11, 2017 AUDII for Teachers

    • 1st year target language teachers attend Aug 7-10
    • 2nd year target language teachers attend Aug 8-11

Optional, Recommended Training

  • Aug 11, 2017 All 6th grade target language teachers Science mtg

    • Note: 3rd+ year target language teachers, who have attended 2 AUDII conferences, are not required to attend AUDII again
  • Aug 9-10, 2017 1st year English language DLI partner teachers

    • Note: English language DLI partner teachers who have attended an AUDII conference are not required to attend AUDII again

Miscellaneous Conferences

  • June 20, 2017 Utah STEM Action Center Best Practices Conf, Utah Valley Convention Center, Provo
  • June 21 & 22, 2017 Utah MTSS Annual Conference, Davis Conference Center, Layton
  • June 27 & 28, 2017 Annual Early Childhood Symposium by USU, Downtown Marriott, Salt Lake City
  • July 9-12, 2017 Annual Visible Learning Conference, Burlingame, California
  • July 11-14, 2017 Annual Utah Rural Schools Summer Conference, Cedar City
  • July 13 & 14, 2017 Symposium on Books for Young Readers, BYU, Provo
  • July 14-17, 2017 ILA (formerly known as IRA) Conference, Orlando, Florida
  • Aug 1, 2017 Utah NCTM Annual Conference, Eccles Conference Center, Ogden
  • Oct 13, 2017 Corwin Literacy Institute, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Oct 19-20, 2017 UEA, South Towne Expo Center, Sandy
  • Oct 26-27, 2017 UVU Forum on Engaged Reading, Zermatt Resort, Midway
  • Oct 27-28, 2017 UCIRA Conference, Weber State University, Ogden
  • Nov 17-19, 2017 NCSS Annual Conference, San Francisco, California
  • Nov 17-19, 2017 ACTFL Annual Convention, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Dec 8, 2017 UVU K-16 Alliance meeting, location tbd
  • Jan 23-25, 2018 UASSP Winter Conference, Dixie Convention Center, St. George
  • March 3, 2018 Utah Early Childhood Conference, location tba
  • March 14-17, 2018 NCTE Convention, Kansas City, Missouri
  • March 15-18, 2018 National NSTA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia
  • March 22 & 23, 2018 UCET Conference, University of Utah, Salt Lake City
  • March 22-24, 2018 NAEA National Convention, Seattle, Washington
  • March 28-30, 2018 BYU CITES Literacy Promise Conference (evening only on March 28), Downtown Marriott, Salt Lake City
  • March 28-31, 2018 Association of Positive Behavior Support Annual Conference–PBIS, San Diego, CA
  • April 25-28, 2018 NCTM Annual Convention, Washington D.C. (in San Diego, CA in 2019)

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