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Professional Development

Teacher Reporting

Guides to Reporting


Methodology & Research

Direct from Administrators/Teachers

Additional Resources

Training Opportunities

The following types of professional development opportunities are provided annually

  • Introduction to PVAAS Sessions – On-site at various local IUs
  • Face-to-Face Sessions on Using PVAAS Meaningfully for Decision-Making, On-site a local IUs
  • PVAAS Webinars – offered at no cost

PVAAS SY2014-2015 Professional Development Opportunities (PDF) – provides a description of sessions, dates, times, and locations

Virtual Learning Modules

These learning modules on specific PVAAS reports and concepts about value-added/growth can be accessed directly through the PVAAS site at pvaas.sas.com

  • For those who do NOT have access to the restricted site, the modules can be accessed by clicking on the blue "Visit the Public Site" button in the upper right hand portion of the site. Then click on the e-Learning link located in the blue menu bar.
  • For those who do have access to the restricted site, the report specific modules can be accessed right from each PVAAS report. All modules are available by clicking on the e-Learning link located in the blue menu bar.
Quick Topics
Training Materials and Resources:

Introduction to PVAAS – Face-to-Face Materials

PVAAS Consultation Materials

Fall Session Materials

Ready, Set, Grow – Train-the-Trainer session for school and district administrators

Professional Development, Growth not Gotcha – session for teachers
PVAAS Misconceptions

Have you heard conflicting information on what PVAAS is, how it's used and whether it's valid or not? This document was created to respond to common myths, connections, and questions about PVAAS.

Intermediate Unit (IU) PVAAS Contacts

For additional support, training and/or follow-up services, contact your local Intermediate Unit