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Building a Proficiency-based Learning System — May 14 & 15

MCLA’s mission is to support curriculum leaders and to champion curriculum, instruction, and assessment policies and practices that enhance learning. We don’t know what will happen with proficiency-based diploma requirements, but we know that proficiency-based learning practices at all grade levels significantly increase student learning. Join us on May 14 & 15, 2018 at Thomas College to explore proficiency-based learning practices, deepen your understanding, and hear how teachers and schools are implementing proficiency-based learning. May… Continue Reading Building a Proficiency-based Learning System — May 14 & 15

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MCLA Forms Instructional Coaching Co-Op

Membership is open until March 30, 2018 in MCLA’s new Instructional Coaching Co-Op. Districts and other organizations with a stake in effective instruction and student proficiency are invited to join us in supporting, expanding, and exploring instructional coaching. Districts and other organizations pay an annual membership fee based on student enrollment, identify people to be included in training, networking, and other support, and have a seat on the Co-Op Council. Start-up events will continue the… Continue Reading MCLA Forms Instructional Coaching Co-Op

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2018 Curriculum Leader of the Year Nominations Open

Nominate your champion of learning by April 27, 2018! This year’s Curriculum Leader of the Year is Becky Brown, South Portland. Previous recipients are Peter Lancia, Westbrook, Deb McIntyre, Five Town CSD/MSAD 28, Shelly Mogul, Auburn, and Mary Giard, RSU 22.  Nominees must be a member of MCLA, have been a curriculum leader for at least five years, and be a leader both within and outside the district.  Read the selection criteria and nomination information.

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