1426 N Quincy St
Arlington, VA 22207
703-228-6000
Thursday, May 05, 2016

Professional Development

Professional Development Office


Teacher Expectations & Student Achievement (TESA)


 

The TESA Program

  • Research-based staff development that focuses on maintaining high expectations for all students
  • Behavioral change program that helps educators interact more equitably with all students
  • Focuses on 15 interactions that improve three main areas of teaching behaviors: questioning, feedback and student self-esteem
  • Provides opportunity for teachers to practice interactions and observe fellow participants

TESA Program Results

  • Improves interactions between educators and students by raising awareness of how teachers' expectations affect students' performance
  • Increases student achievement and improves classroom climate
  • Builds collegial team partnerships by providing peer support for participants

Why Choose TESA?

  • Having all APS staff TESA trained supports APS Annual Priorities and Strategic Goals
  • Learn, practice, and observe effective ways to interact with students
  • Reflect and discuss best practices with colleagues in a supportive atmosphere
  • Earn up to 90 recertification points

Training Sites for 2015-2016

Location: Career Center dining room

ERO Session # 20162816901

1. 01/21/2016  04:15 PM - 06:15 PM

2. 02/11/2016  04:15 PM - 06:15 PM

3. 02/25/2016  04:15 PM - 06:15 PM

4. 03/10/2016  04:15 PM - 06:15 PM

5. 04/07/2016  04:15 PM - 06:15 PM

6. 04/21/2016  04:15 PM - 06:15 PM

5/12 make up session if needed

Presenter: Renee Harber, Assistant Principal, Career Center


Contact

The Professional Development Office x 2113

 

Last Modified on October 26, 2015
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