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ProSubs Skillful Teaching Course
Who is the ProSubs Skillful Teaching Course for?
This course is for anyone who wants to 1) gain initial substitute teacher certification, 2) learn additional skills as a new substitute teacher or 3) continue building skills as an experienced substitute teacher by discovering essential rooutines, strategies, and solutions to be prepared, impactful and confident in the classroom.
The ProSubs Skillful Course consists of 24 hours of self-paced online learning. In addition, every participant receives access to weekly online support calls to answer questions, provide guidance, problem-solve challenging situations, and foster continued growth. Access to weekly support calls is available for one year from the date of course enrollment. Course certification is provided at the completion of the online course hours.
The online Professional Learning Community meetings follow standard PLC guidelines with the purpose of further developing the skills of current substitute teachers. The PLC meetings are focused on real teaching experiences based on participants requests. Structured breakout sessions provide collegial time to analyze, think, reflect, and assimilate new knowledge. Each meeting has a specific product outcome and immediate relevance.
The weekly online PLC meetings are completely virtual allowing substitute teachers across the nation to develop a collegial community and learning platform specific to their professional growth. Participant numbers in the PLC will be determined as needed to maximize effectiveness.
Emergency Certified and Long-term Substitutes who are hired to be the teacher of record have unique learning curves that must be met quickly. This 3-month personalized institute is structured to deliver guidance and support dedicated to each individiual in creating classroom management routines, understanding curriculum, and developing instructional strategies.
This intensive institute includes 15 hours (1 1/2 hours per week) of one-on-one virtual personal coaching and mentoring including two recorded video observation sessions as district allowed. Monthly progress and evaluation reports will be provided to the designated district contact. A mock evaluation using the district model can be completed as requested.
This on-demand library of MasterClass videos with accompanying workbooks is designed to continually upskill substitute teachers of any experience level. Topics include instructional strategies, classroom management techniques, special populations, real scenarios, and more. The content of this MasterClass series is above and beyond what is included in the ProSubs Skillful Teaching course to continually build and support substitute teachers.
The membership site is completely online and self-paced. You are in control of your learning by picking the topic you most need to learn more about. The video library is continually expanding, you will never exhaust the opportunities to dig deeper into topics of interest.
Chantell is an experienced charter and public school educator with more than 27 years of teaching, training, and administration. She has an insatiable desire to continue growing professionally, leading her to ever new and increasingly responsible roles of leadership that allowed her to influence many students and teachers.
She has witnessed many challenges in education for students, teachers, and administrators. They motivated her to seek out innovative answers by exploring uncharted methods as solutions. One of those challenges has been the increasing need for quality Professional Substitute Teachers. Clearly understanding the essential and increasingly in demand role substitutes are being called to fill, she recognized the opportunity to once again serve the community in a unique role leading her to write the book, "I'm a Professional Substitute Teacher ... Now What?" and developing the ProSubs Skillful Teaching course and trainings.
It is Chantell's vision to mark her contribution in transforming education by preparing Professional Substitute Teachers who are innovative, creative, independent thinkers and introducing them to the amazing world of education.
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