District Level Non-Instructional P.T. Forms

2014-2015 Step by Step Guidance Chart for Non-Instructional Staff 2.26.15

District Level Non-Instructional Admin Paper Form 2.25.15

District Level Non-Instructional Professional Technical Paper Form 2.26.15


District Professional Development Opportunities


Harry Wong is Coming to Polk!

Come out to see Harry and Rosemary Wong at Victory Church on August 6, 2015 from 8:00-12:30PM

Spring Teacher Symposium Information

***Stay Tuned****


PD for PDers Professional Learning

Professional Learning Protocol Training for those who deliver Professional Development around the District.


A Study of the Standards Resources

Common Core ELA Standards

Common Core Math Standards

Lesson Study Professional Learning for Administrators and New Facilitators

New Facilitator Training


Lesson Study

A Guide to Implementing Lesson Study, FLDOE

A Guide to Implementing Lesson Study, FLDOE, PowerPoint

The Lesson Study Cycle with Phase Descriptions

The Vision – One System Supporting ALL Students!

Lesson Study Guide (one page)

Response to Instruction Guide

Voices from a Grade 2 Team

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Professional Development Department is to provide quality professional development opportunities for all employees to enhance student learning.

Professional Development Contact Information

District Professional Development Master Inservice Plan and Components

The Code of Ethics and The Principles of Professional Conduct of the Education Profession of Florida

General Information:

ESE and FDLRS Professional Development

Click here for ESE and FDLRS Professional Development

Leadership Development

  • FSLA Evaluation

  • FSLA Documents

    High Effect Size Strategies

    Common Language of Instruction

    Administrator Newsletter

Interim Evaluation Resources (1/20/15)

Teacher Evaluation Resources

Understanding the EPC Rating Rubrics

Teacher Evaluation System Overview

Section 14234 on the Scheduler is the Teacher Evaluation System Overview. Access the Scheduler using the link to the left on this page.

Non-Classroom Teacher Evaluation Webinar Recording

To view this webinar use your school district issued computer on the district Internet system following these steps:

District-Level Employee Evaluation Systems

2014-15 Polk County District-Level Employee Evaluation Systems Manual

District Professional Learning Evaluation Online

After each Professional Learning Activity please have all participants complete the evaluation form to ensure that professional learning will result in implementation of the learning and to obtain feedback regarding elements of the professional learning activity.

Link to Instructional Professional Learning Evaluation Online

Link to Non-Instructional Professional Learning Evaluation Online

Professional Learning Evaluation Form

After each Professional Learning Activity please have all participants complete the evaluation form to ensure that professional development will result in teacher application in the classroom for the purpose of direct outcomes related to:

  • increasing student achievement
  • enhancing classroom instructional strategies that promote rigor and relevance throughout the curriculum
  • preparing students for continuing education and the workforce

Link to the Professional Learning Evaluation Form


TARGET: Teachers' Action Research Goals and Educational Time line (Individual Professional Growth Plan 2014-2015)

How to Write SMART Goals

TARGET Quick Reference


ARROW for District Level (2014-2015)

ARROW for School Level (2014-2015)



Florida School Leaders Assessment ( F.S.L.A)

Florida School Leaders Evaluation Cycle Specifics 2012

Florida School Leaders Flip Book


Webb's Depth of Knowledge (DOK)

Article: Depth of Knowledge in the 21st Century: A Review of Webb's DOK

Webb's Depth of Knowledge PowerPoint (Generic)

Webb's Depth of Knowledge PowerPoint: Keynote

Cognitive Complexity - Webb and Bloom

Webb's Wheel

Depth of Knowledge Levels: Teaching

Depth of Knowledge Descriptors: Mathematics

Depth of Knowledge Descriptors: Reading

Depth of Knowledge Descriptors: Science

Depth of Knowledge Descriptors: Social Studies

Depth of Knowledge Descriptors: Writing

Depth of Knowledge Activity

Depth of Knowledge Chart: Thinking

Evidence-Based Teaching Strategies' Resources

Click here to view the page.

Professional Learning Communities (PLC's)

Professional Learning Communities (PLCs)