RAC - Administrators & Specialists

  • Join administrators and reading specialists from throughout the region for these professional development opportunities.

    Supporting Teacher Growth with ELA Common Core Shifts


    • This course is for school-based administrators who are seeking  additional professional learning to support teacher practice in the area of literacy as it relates to the Common Core Shifts, specifically in the elementary grades. 
    • The six-module course will provide administrators with a total of 41 Act 45 hours (21 in class hours, 20 hours of outside assignments).

    Cost: $300 per person

    Meeting Dates: Coming soon!

    Registration is Open: Coming soon!


    RAC Reading Specialists’ Network

    Join the RAC Reading Specialists' Network for an opportunity to connect with other reading specialists in Allegheny County. Each online session will feature research-based best practices and strategies that specialists need in order to be effective in their role as they work with students, teachers, and parents in all three tiers of literacy. The network is open to Reading Specialists who have participated in past networks as well as new participants.

    Cost: Free

    2022-23 Meeting Dates:  October 7, December 9, February 3, March 31

    Registration is Open: https://bit.ly/3y83esZ 


    Instructional Coaches’ Network

    Network Series Length: 9 sessions

    Join a network of fellow instructional coaches for monthly professional learning workshops provided by Heather Moschetta, Instructional Coach Mentor for the PA Coach-Mentor Collaborative, and Kevin Conner, Instructional Technology Coordinator. Sessions will feature professional learning specific to the needs of instructional coaches, on topics determined by the network group and supported by PDE initiatives. The network is open to all coaches in the AIU, including literacy coaches, math coaches, technology coaches, and instructional coaches.

    Cost: Free

    Meeting Dates: September 15, October 13, November 16, December 15, January 11, February 15, March 15, April 12, May 18