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Professional Learning From GVASCD

Each year, GVASCD offers a variety of professional growth opportunities to its members and other educators from across our region.  The organization strives to provide opportunities which:

  • Enhance a member’s core knowledge and skills on best practices in the fields of curriculum, instruction, and assessment

  • Provide opportunities to work alongside professionals with similar goals/interests from other regions in order to learn from one another

  • Grow each member’s capacity to be an educational leader with a direct application for improving student achievement

Our events are based on research based practices and facilitated by both locally and nationally know speakers.  In addition to local events, we partner with Teacher Centers, BOCES and NYS ASCD to expand our offerings and connect with colleagues from across the state.  

Spring 2024 Learning Opportunities

From NYASCD: All Learning is Social and Emotional 2.0 with Nancy Frey and Doug Fisher

March 7, March 28 and April 18, 2024

While social and emotional learning (SEL) is most familiar as compartmentalized programs separate from academics, the truth is, all learning is social and emotional. Over the last four years, a lot has been learned about what works. What teachers say, the values we express, the materials and activities we choose, and the skills we prioritize all influence how students think, see themselves, and interact with content and with others.

More Information & Registration

From Fall 2023:



Best Practices with Administrator Evaluations: A Panel Discussion

Sponsored by SuperEval

Annual Performance Evaluation is key to retaining high quality educational leaders. GVASCD is pleased to partner with SuperEval to offer a Fall Program focused on best practices with administrator evaluations as a continuous improvement model. Join us as we hear from local Superintendents and Principals on their process for evaluations and how they support, grow and retain leaders in their organization. SuperEval will also present on systems approach for continuous improvement for evaluations. After the panel discussion
participants will engage in round table discussions to network and share best practices. The session will begin at 4:00 with appetizers and drinks for purchase.

Panelists include: 

  • Date: November 9, 2023

  • Time: 4:00-7:00 PM (Woodcliff, 199 Woodcliff Drive, Fairport, NY 14450)

  • Fee:

    • Free to current GVASCD members

    • $25 for nonmembers - Includes GVASCD membership

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