• All
  • All
  • Elementary
  • High School
  • Intermediate
  • K-12
  • All
  • All
  • English Language Development
  • Expository Reading and Writing (ERWC)
  • Language Arts
  • Leadership
  • Literacy
  • Math
  • Mathematics
  • Reading
  • Social Studies
  • Special Education
  • Writing
  • Writing in the Content Areas
  • All
  • AB430 Training: Module One
  • AB430 Training: Module Three
  • AB430 Training: Module Two
  • Big Idea Leadership Team Training: Days 1-3 (minimum)
  • Big Idea Training (Integrated CFA Training) Days 1-4
  • Big Idea Training – Common Formative Assessments (Two Days)
  • Big Idea-  Common Formative Assessment
  • Bilingual Paraprofessional Workshops
  • Designated Instructional Services
  • ELD Kinder Readiness
  • ELD Pacing Guide for High Point
  • ELD Pacing Guides for Avenues
  • ELD Pacing Guides for Edge
  • ELD Pacing Guides for INSIDE
  • English Learner (EL) Contact Workshop
  • ERWC Pilot Module Collabration Days
  • ERWC: (Expository Reading and Writing Curriculum)
  • Grammar Instruction
  • Houghton Mifflin Medallions Follow-up Sessions
  • Houghton Mifflin Medallions Training (Grade Level Specific: One Day)
  • Kate Kinsella Academic Vocabulary Workshops
  • Modifications for the Hearing Impaired
  • Modifications for the Visually Impaired Students
  • Pacing Guides Usage
  • Professional growth – What are your future options?
  • Reading Institute for Academic Preparation (RIAP) Collaboration Days
  • SB472 Language Arts Training
  • SB472 Mathematics Training
  • Scholar Series Seminars
  • Sensory Activities that can Calm and Stimulate
  • Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) Trainer of Trainers
  • Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) Trainer of Trainers (Follow-up)
  • SIOP
  • Sound Spelling Card Training
  • Step Up to Writing 3rd Edition Refresher Course
  • Step Up to Writing – Day One
  • Step Up to Writing – Day Three
  • Step Up to Writing Day Two
  • Step Up to Writing Extended Support
  • Step Up to Writing for the Content Areas
  • Transfer Training
  • Using Visual Planners to Guide Behavior of Students with Autism
  • Using Visual Schedules with Students with Autism
  • Writing for Student Achievement (Scoring)
  • District Professional Development Offerings

    All Professional Development provided in the District is aligned with the California Standards for the Teaching Profession:
    CSTP 1:  Engaging and Supporting all Students in Learning
    CSTP 2:  Creating and Maintaining Effective Environments for Student Learning
    CSTP 3: Understanding and Organizing Subject Matter for Student Learning
    CSTP 4: Planning Instruction and Designing Learning Experiences for All Students
    CSTP 5: Assessing Students for Learning
    CSTP 6: Developing as a Professional Educator

    The District Focus for Professional Development centers around the following topics with corresponding standards:
    1.  Student Engagement (CSTP 1, 2, 3)
    2.  Use of Assessment Data to  improve student performance and close the achievement gap (CSTP 1 and 4)
    3.  Collaboration among teachers during Planned Teacher Time (PTT) to engage in reflective and critical conversations about student performance for the purpose of improving instruction (CSTP 5, 6).
    4.  English Learners (CSTP 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
    5.  Technology (CSTP 1, 3, 5)
    6.  Use of Writing Strategies and assessements to improve student work products across all grade levels (CSTP 1, 3, 4, 5)
    7.  Fidelity to the Core Curriculum including First Best Instruction (CSTP 1, 3, 4)
    8.  College Career Readiness for all students to have access to a rigorous course sequence (CSTP 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

    Below are the various course descriptions that CNUSD has committed as part of their vision for helping students achieve at the highest levels:
    Key Data
    Big Idea
    Big Idea - Math Teams, Days 1 through 4
    Seminar for Year Ones
    Seminar for Year Twos
    Differentiated Instruction
    Special Populations
    CTe Writer
    Bilingual Paraprofessional Workshops (Grades K-12)
    Duel Immersion
    ELD Pacing Guides for Inside (Grades 7 & 8)
    ELD Pacing Guides for High Point (Grades 6-12)
    ELD Pacing Guides for Avenues (Grades K-5)
    ELD Pacing Guides for EDGE (Grades 9-12)
    English Learner Contact Workshops (Grades K-12)
    Kinder Readiness (Pre-K)
    SIOP Training (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol) Trainer of Trainers Days 1-4 (K-6)
    SIOP Trainer of Trainers - Days 1 through 4 (7-12)
    SIOP Trainer of Trainers Follow-up (7-12)
    Kagan Cooperative Learning
    Engagement Cube - John Antonetti
    Pivot Engagement Training
    School-Wide Implementation Support
    Thinking Maps
    English Language Arts
    Kate Kinsella
    Publisher Specific Trainings
    Sound Spelling Cards
    District Pacing Guides
    Superintendent's Leadership Council
    Pivot Training
    RCOE Leadership Training
    SB472 - Ask Barbara
    Lobard and Fulton
    Elementary Content Specific Workshops
    Publisher-based Trainings
    Math Task Force
    Site Specific Implementation Support
    District Pacing Guides
    Special Education
    Student Services
    Second Step  (Nurse)
    DARE - Drug Prevention Training
    TUPEE - Smoking Awareness
    Smart Board
    Discovery Learning (ask Ben)
    Step up to Writing 
       Days 1-4
       Refresher Course
       Site Specific Requests for Review and Implementation