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Achievement Teams: A Better Approach to PLCs

2023 Annual Conference | Pre-Conference Institute

Presented by Steve Ventura & Michelle Ventura

Well-functioning teacher and leadership teams are essential to the continuous improvement of schools. Learn a four-step collaborative protocol that fosters positive relationships, encourages responsible autonomy, and creates professionals who enthusiastically believe they can improve student outcomes through equitable learning cultures.

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AC23 Precon Ventura

Achievement Teams: A Better Approach to PLCs

March 31, 2023


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What You Will Learn

Leave this dynamic learning event ready to:

  • Implement a four-step collaborative protocol that promotes collective ability and creates conditions that support educators to continuously reflect on and improve their practice

  • Enable teacher teams to effectively share innovative teaching strategies and learning practices, increasing both collaboration and student achievement

  • Make the most of collaborative time by clearly defining goals and expectations

  • Create a replicable, student-centered cycle of evidence-gathering, goal-setting, data interpretation, and decision-making


Schedule & Pricing

  • The Pre-Conference Institute runs 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. (Mountain Standard Time)

  • The registration fee is $399 and includes all materials.

  • Attendees may only register for one in-person Pre-Conference Institute.

  • Pre-Conference Institutes registration is separate from the Annual Conference registration.


Schedule & Pricing

Recommended Reading

The book, Achievement Teams: How a Better Approach to PLCs Can Improve Student Outcomes and Teacher Efficacy, is included with your registration.

Recommended Reading

About the Presenters

Steve Ventura is the president and lead consultant at Advanced Collaborative Solutions. He is a highly motivational and knowledgeable speaker who approaches high-stakes professional development armed with practical, research-based strategies. Ventura is a former elementary and secondary teacher and has worked as both a school and a district-level administrator.

About the Presenters

Michelle Ventura is cofounder of and a professional learning consultant with Advanced Collaborative Solutions. With 30 years of classroom experience, she brings a unique and sensible perspective to professional development grounded in effective teaching and learning. Ventura is passionate about the teaching profession and firmly believes that all kids can learn.

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