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Pennsylvania Association
for Supervision and
Curriculum Development

Pennsylvania Association
for Supervision and
Curriculum Development

Dr. Lindsay Prendergast is the co-author of "Habits of Resilient Educators: Strategies for Thriving During Times of Anxiety, Doubt, and Constant Change," which is a co-publication of Corwin, Learning Forward, and NWEA (2024). With nearly two decades of experience in education, she has worked as a leadership coach, consultant, principal, and Special Education teacher across the globe. In her current role as the Assistant Director of Learning Experiences for the Danielson Group (The Framework for Teaching), Lindsay supports districts, schools, and teachers in fostering equitable teaching and learning. Her expertise lies in leading school systems change, assessment for learning, and instructional leadership. Lindsay frequently presents and publishes on coaching educators, leadership development, growth-focused supervision, and assessment practices for organizations such as ASCD, Learning Forward, Corwin, Edutopia, AASA, EARCOS, AMLE, and Cognia.

Piper Lee is the co-author of "Habits of Resilient Educators: Strategies for Thriving During Times of Anxiety, Doubt, and Constant Change," a publication by Corwin, Learning Forward, and NWEA (2024). With over twenty-five years of experience in education, including teaching, administration, instructional coaching, professional learning facilitation, and leadership coaching, Piper has a strong passion for student and adult learning. Her goal is to enhance teacher instruction and student success by working as an instructional leadership coach at the national level. Throughout her career, Piper has supported students, families, teachers, leadership teams, and undergraduate and graduate students. Recently, she has been providing support to district leaders, principals, and educators around instructional leadership in one of the largest school districts in the country. Through her work with educators nationwide, Piper believes in the philosophy that strong relationships help create transformative schools and impact every aspect of our lives.

Concurrent Sessions:

Habits of Resilient Educators: Strategies for Thriving During Times of Anxiety, Doubt & Constant Change (Passionate Practitioner Strand)

Elevate your teaching craft and boost your confidence with habits that seamlessly blend personal and professional growth. Join the authors of Habits of Resilient Educators (Corwin, 2024) for an engaging, interactive session. Experience a transformative framework of 9 essential habits, tailored to support educators in their unique roles at the intersection of everyday challenges and extraordinary impact. Through guided activities, you'll apply research-based practices that foster resilience, enhance your teaching strategies, and help you achieve greater balance and satisfaction in your career. Don't miss this opportunity to refine your practice and thrive as an educator.

Rounds Without Rigorous Relationships Equals Rebellion (Brave Leader Strand)

Building a shared vision of effective teaching and learning across an entire school demands mindsets and practices that cultivate psychological safety, curiosity, and collaboration. How can leaders, coaches, and teachers move beyond "mystery observations" and outdated teacher evaluation routines that exist in isolation from broader efforts to enhance student learning outcomes? Join us for an enlightening session where you'll gain insights and strategies from over 3,000 instructional rounds conducted in one of the nation's largest districts. Participants will explore and develop essential skills and mindsets for achieving interrater reliability, connecting data to instruction, fostering a culture of curiosity and collaboration, and amplifying effective practices that boost student learning outcomes in every classroom.

Teaching, Learning, and Initiative Overload: Leading Coherent Instruction with The Framework for Teaching (Passionate Practitioner Strand)

Amid countless initiatives addressing student learning needs, professional and collegial reflection can sometimes feel like "just one more thing," a mindset that may undermine  valuable opportunities for teacher growth. Join us in this session to explore the Framework for Teaching as an anchor for your professional learning systems including instructional coaching and PLCs. . Discover how the Framework can provide the organizing structures to support continuous improvement , enhance instructional practices, and promote meaningful self-reflection. By focusing on coherence and integration, we'll show you how to leverage the Framework for Teaching as  a powerful tool for elevating both teaching and learning.

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