• Current PDMS Course Offerings for Administrators

    All courses are available for registration on PDMS.  If you would like to register for a course and have trouble, please contact either Melissa Oates (  melissa.oates@doe.k12.de.us ) or Cindy Huffman ( cindy.huffman@doe.k12.de.us ) for assistance.

    Courses & Descriptions for 2019-2020:

     

    DPAS II for Teachers/Specialists Refresher Training for 2019-2020 (Online)

     

    Course #28076: DPAS II Boot Camp Training for Teacher/Specialist System - Observation and Evaluation This course is mandatory

    This mandatory training is required of any educator before completing observations or evaluations on teachers and/or specialists. To become a credentialed observer, participants must complete a 3-hour online webinar (PDMS Course 28089, covering "Policies, Processes, and Goal-Setting"), attend a four-day in-person training (PDMS Course 28076), and pass an online assessment.  For more information:  DPAS II Boot Camp flyer

    Training includes:

    • Day One: Developing Observation Skills and Understanding the Teacher’s Framework
    • Day Two: Applying Observation Skills to the Teacher’s Framework
    • Day Three: Observing in the Special Education Classroom/Understanding the Specialist's Framework
    • Day Four: Professional Conversations and Conferencing

    Boot Camps for 2019-2020 will be offered on the following dates:

    • Session 1: July 15-18, 9:00-4:00, Delaware Public Archives Building

    • Session 2: July 29-August 1, 8:30-3:30, Government Support Services Building

    • Session 3: August 19-22, 8:30-3:30, Delaware State Police Troop 3

    • Session 4: September 23-26, 8:30-3:30, Delaware State Police Troop 3

    • Session 5: October 28-31, 8:30-3:30, Delaware State Police Troop 3

    • Session 6: January 13-16 (2020), 9:00-4:00, Delaware Public Archives Building

    Course #28105: DPAS II System Refresher

    Please join the Department of Education Educator Support Team as we discuss updates/changes to regulations, Measure B assessments, and revision work with the teacher evaluation system that is underway.  We will also discuss best practices for collecting, sorting and aligning evidence, unique situations and the Student Improvement Component, and newly created resources for the specialist evaluation system. This year's refresher will be a 90-minute webinar and will be held on the following dates; July 24th, July 31st, August 14th, and August 21st.

    Course # 27795: DPAS II for Evaluating Administrators (New Evaluators) This course is mandatory

    This is a required, one-day training for all administrators new to evaluating assistant principals, principals, and/or district administrators. A credentialing assessment is required after participating in the one-day training.

    Training Dates:

    • July 25, 2019 (8:30-3:30)
    • August 12, 2019 (8:30-3:30)
    • October 4, 2019 (8:30-3:30)
    • November 22, 2019 (8:30-3:30)

    Course # 27796: DPAS II for Evaluating Administrators (Currently Credentialed)  This course is mandatory

    This is a required, half-day training for all administrators to become re-credentialed to evaluate assistant principals, principals, and/or district administrators. A credentialing assessment is required after participating in the half-day training. Re-credentialing is required for all existing evaluators because of recent changes to the evaluation process.

    Training Dates:

    • June 20, 2019 (8:30-11:30)
    • June 20, 2019 (12:30-3:30)
    • July 9, 2019 (8:30-11:30)
    • July 9, 2019 (12:30-3:30)
    • July 22, 2019 (8:30-11:30)
    • July 22, 2019 (12:30-3:30)
    • August 14, 2019 (8:30-11:30)
    • August 14, 2019 (12:30-3:30)
    • September 16, 2019 (8:30-11:30)
    • September 16, 2019 (12:30-3:30)

    Full development calendar »

Last Modified on July 15, 2019