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UW-Green Bay Education Outreach

0108D - Professional Growth through Goal Setting and Reflection

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This course is open to all second-year teachers in the School District of West De Pere.

Course Description:

This course will enable participants to develop as reflective practitioners to better meet the demands of the teaching profession. Participants will be guided in developing a high quality professional development plan, resulting in professional growth and a positive impact on student learning. They will learn the specific requirements and timeline of Wisconsin’s PDP process. In addition, participants will be taught how to use a variety of data sources as resources for reflection and improvement. Participants will meet regularly with a mentor, observe another teacher at least two times, and complete a written reflection on a videotaped lesson.

~Offered in partnership with the West De Pere School District

One Graduate Credit ($213)
  • Course Number: ED & HUD 795-9, section 7402 (#0108D)

  • Prerequisite: Graduate Standing (Must have earned a bachelor’s degree); must be a second-year teacher in the School District of West De Pere. Others interested in enrolling need to contact Amy LaPierre at or 920-337-1393, extension 8029.

  • Schedule: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 (3:45-5:00 p.m.); and Wednesdays, January 29 and April 16, 2014 (3:45-5:00 p.m.). Choose from one of the following workshops – October 2, November 6, December 11, 2013; January 22, February 19, March 5, or April 23, 2014 (4:00-6:00 p.m.). Requirements also include successful completion and implementation of a professional development plan, compilation of a portfolio of artifacts demonstrating professional growth and impact on student achievement, attendance and participation in all required meetings, active participation in the online discussion forum, six meetings with your mentor (scheduled at mutually agreed upon times), written reflection of a videotaped lesson discussed with your mentor, and observation in your mentor’s classroom or in other model classrooms. All assignments for this course will be completed by May 1, 2014.
    (The official course start and end dates for fee and grade reporting purposes are October 30, 2013 to May 20, 2014.)

  • Teacher Standards # 1, 4, 6, 9, 10

Location of Course: De Pere - School District of West De Pere

Course Instructor(s): Amy LaPierre - Instructor Bio

Registration Deadline: 11/08/2013

Syllabus Link: Click here for PDF of course syllabus


To Register For This Course:

Click the Register Online link or contact Crystal in the UW-Green Bay Education Outreach Office at (920) 465-2480. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Or, please email your request to us at

Registration for this Event is Closed