Black Gold School Division
Caledonia Park School

PD Plan

PD Dates

2018-2019 PD Days

September 14th

October 19th

November 1st

December 7th

February 1st

February 7th & 8th – Teacher’s Convention

March 22nd

April 12th

May 17th

PD Focus

PD Goal:

To develop staff collaboration skill and orient new staff to school culture.


What data are you using to focus on this goal?

Data from staff, student and parents that focused on the importance of individual personalities in effective staff functioning, communication and shaping of culture within a school.


PD Activit(y)ies:

1.  Building a community with a common purpose

2.  Encouraging tolerance and understanding

3.  Creating a sense of belonging and connectivity

4.  Creating a climate of cooperation and collaborative problem-solving

5.  Improving communication within the group

6.  Developing trust, care, compassion, kindness and creating empathy

7.  Creating an understanding and awareness of individual differences, personality

strengths and professional goals

8. Importance of creativity and thinking outside the box

9. Higher levels of job satisfaction and commitment


Division Alignment:

  • Student achievement
  • Teacher efficacy
  • Wellness
  • Safe and caring environment


Success Indicators:

1. Team members are committed to the work of the team and accept

responsibilities for roles

2. Impact in the classroom

3. Development of clear process for information sharing

4. Evidence of ongoing learning opportunities for teachers to enhance skill

5. Heightened sense of personal satisfaction and commitment that has impact

in the classroom and school