Professional Learning and Instructional Support Division provides leadership, service, and support to school districts through professional learning opportunities in the areas of: curriculum/instruction development, assessment and accountability, college and career technical education skills, and district/school improvement services. Professional Learning IS Division (PLISD) conducts seminars, conferences, and workshops for K-12 teachers, administrators and parents, and supports the development of student success by building capacity through innovative high quality instruction.
ASAPconnect provides professional development to out-of-school-time trainers, mentors, coaches and consultants. ASAPconnect links after school programs with assistance providers to ensure high quality services to needy youth.
Credentialing Programs offers a total of seven credentialing programs through EPIC and LEAP approved by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC):
District LCAP Advisory Services provides support for districts that includes training and technical assistance with LCAP and LCAP Addendum. Training and technical assistance will also be offered for
State & Federal Programs such as Title I and Title II compliance and Federal Program Monitoring (FPM).
Assessment & Accountability services include coordinating and implementing California’s statewide testing programs, and guiding the use of achievement data to improve schools and academic achievement.
Innovation & Instructional Support provides high quality professional development services to improve teaching and learning in the following content areas:
Multilingual and Humanities Education department supports language and literacy development through professional development, communities of practice and technical assistance in these content areas:
English Language Arts & Literacy
Parent Engagement - The Parent Engagement initiative empowers parents to improve student achievement by addressing the academic, discipline, nutrition and safety needs of their children.