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RISE 2021-2022 Timeline

July 16, 2021: Accepting applications through July 16, 2021

July 31, 2021: Finalist schools selected by July 31, 2021

August 13, 2021: One-day online overview for finalists

August 31, 2021: Commitment agreement must be signed and submitted

September TBD, 2021: Initial Professional Development Sessions (two-day PD with cohort schools)

  • Relationship building (activities and sessions to set expectations and build community)
  • What is PBL and what does it look like in classrooms and a school? (training on the gold-standard model of PBL)
  • How can I determine if my school is ready to implement? (needs assessment step one)

September to November 2021:

  • Possible visits to model schools
  • Possible facilitator site visits to cohort schools

November TBD, 2021: Online one-day PD with cohort schools

  • Needs assessment step one analysis (focus = elements of school culture)
  • Step two instructions

January TBD, 2022: One-day PD with cohort schools

  • Needs assessment step two analysis (focus = how to shift/collaboration & innovation)
  • Step three instructions

February – March 2022:

  • Facilitators visit 6 participating schools for progress feedback discussions
  • Possible online session

April 2022: Final reflection/next steps (one-day PD with cohort schools)