The 3rd Annual International Summit on PLC at Work® Melbourne

Marvel Stadium, Docklands VIC | 27/08/2020–28/08/2020

Achieve equity. Elevate learning. Whether you’re just beginning your PLC journey or want to reinvigorate your practices, this is a must-attend event. With top-notch training delivered by world-renowned experts, The International Summit on PLC at Work® will transform the way you think about PLC.


AUD $655.00

Early bird pricing ends 26 June 2020.

Overview

Overview

A career-changing experience

Build and sustain a strong, collaborative professional learning community through a process that is transforming schools around the world. This unique event brings PLC at Work® international authors and experts Timothy Kanold and Kenneth Williams together with Australia’s authors and experts Julie Canham, Selena Fisk, Gavin Grift,  Colin Sloper and Janelle Wills. You’ll hear dynamic keynotes and attend powerful breakouts designed to help infuse the PLC at Work® process into every aspect of your school or system.

Whether you are just beginning to build a PLC or need to regroup for your next steps, this summit provides practical knowledge based on the three big ideas that drive a PLC, delivered by experts who know the process best. You’ll return to your school ready to work in collaborative teams to achieve outstanding results for the students you serve.

This is one event you won’t want to miss.

  • Acquire strategies and tips for ensuring student learning sits at the core of your collaborative work.
  • Share your challenges with prominent experts and receive advice on next steps.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to further your team’s work in designing common assessments, a guaranteed and viable curriculum and a multitiered system of interventions.
  • Understand how to align timetables and resources to create genuine collective responsibility for student learning.
  • Learn firsthand how Australian Model PLCs have dramatically improved student achievement.

Who should attend?

  • Teachers (primary school, high school, special education)
  • Curriculum Specialists
  • Instructional Coaches
  • System Leaders
  • Team Leaders
  • Principals/Assistant Principals
  • Staff Development Leaders

Preview Summit Experts

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Schedule

Schedule

Day 1  
7:45–8:30 a.m. Registration
  • Coffee and tea on arrival.
8:30–10:15 a.m. Welcome and Keynote
  • Gavin Grift:
    The Power of PLCs at Work
10:15–10:40 a.m. Morning Tea
10:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions
  • Selena Fisk:
    Using and Analysing Data
  • Gavin Grift: 
    5 Ways of Being: What Leaders of Learning Think, Do and Say Every Day
  • Tim Kanold:
    Coherence and Culture:  Embracing the Why and the How of PLC Life!
  • Colin Sloper:
    Shape School Structures for PLC Succes
  • Kenneth Williams:
    12 Angry Men: The impact of One, The Power of Team
12:15–12:55 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions
  • Gavin Grift and Colin Sloper:
    12 Key Actions to Guide the Work for Collaborative Teams
  • Timothy Kanold:
    Turning Your PLC Vision into Action!
  • Janelle Wills: 
    Guaranteed and Viable Curriculum
  • Kenneth Williams:
    Starting a Movement:  To and Through the BAR
  • Janelle Dickman
    PLC at Work: Secondary School - Australian Success Story
2:30 p.m.–2:40 p.m. Small Break
2:45 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Panel Discussion: Q & A

 

Day 2  
7:45–8:30 a.m. Registration
  • Coffee and tea on arrival.
8:30–10:15 a.m. Welcome and Keynote
  • Kenneth Williams:
    Starting a Movement:  Building Culture from Inside Out
10:15–10:40 a.m. Morning Tea
10:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions
  • Julie Canham:
    RTI at Work: Overview
  • Gavin Grift:
    Putting People First: How to Put People Before Innovation in a PLC
  • Timothy Kanold:
    Turning Your PLC Goals into Action!
  • Colin Sloper:
    Building Staff Commitment to the PLC at Work Process
  • Janelle Wills:
    Introduction to Proficiency Scales
12:15–12:55 p.m. Lunch
1:00–2:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions
  • Selena Fisk:
    Strategies to Embed and Track Formative Assessment
  • Gavin Grift:
    Five Commitments for Leading a PLC
  • Janelle Wills:
    A Collaborative Common Language of Instruction 
  • Kenneth Williams:
    Status Quo Disruptor or Defender:  Which Will You Choose to Be
  • Steve Meade:
    PLC at Work®: Primary School - Australian Success Stories
2:30 p.m.–2:40 p.m. Small Break
2:50 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Keynote
  • Timothy Kanold:
    Your Hearprint Is Your Legacy:  Living a Happy and Well-Balanced Professional Life

Agenda and presenters are subject to change.

Details

Details

27/08/2020–28/08/2020

Melbourne

Marvel Stadium
Victory Room

740 Bourke Street
Docklands VIC 3008

Product code: WSA127

Included with your registration:

Learning by Doing: Revised Third Edition, A Handbook for Professional Learning Communities at Work™

The third edition of this comprehensive action guide includes new strategies, tools, and tips for transforming your school or region into a high-performing PLC.


Participation Information

You will receive a certificate of participation after the event.

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