• Meet Your PL Team

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Craig McKinney

Professional Learning Director 

Phone: 469-752-4786

Email: craig.mckinney@pisd.edu

Ask me about teacher support, student engagement, HRS, BeGLAD and AVID strategies, T-TESS, the Collaborative Team Framework and Instructional Model, the eBook library, book studies, teacher training, compliance training, and National Board Certification. I can also help you determine which member of our team can help you. 

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Edna Phythian

Professional Learning Coordinator

Phone: 469-752-4784

Email: edna.phythian@pisd.edu

Ask me about classroom management, mission and vision work, team development, T-TESS orientation and refresher, office professional support, Para-to-Teacher support, PowerSchool Development and online course catalog, professional ethics, the Teacher Externship program, and Vector (Previously Known as Safe Schools). Click here to schedule a meeting with me. 

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Nakenya Sneed

Professional Learning Coordinator

Phone: 469-752-4794

Email: nakenya.sneed@pisd.edu

Ask me about Campus New Teacher Mentors, National Board Certification, and New Teacher Support.

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Allison Welch

Professional Learning Office Manager 

Phone: 469-752-4783

Email: allison.welch@pisd.edu

Ask me about PowerSchool Develop, our Newsletters, Sub Codes for District Professional Learning, District PL Events / locations, Faculty Council, and Professional Learning Transcripts. I'm happy to help with any professional learning questions.

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Ivan Cantu

Chief Strategy Officer

Phone: 469-752-4798

Email: ivan.cantu@pisd.edu

Ask me about project and change management, professional learning calendar, leadership meetings, leadership pipelines and learning opportunities, Teacher Leader Council, Student Advisory Council. 

  • The Plano ISD Professional Learning Department is a part of our Employee Services team and committed to supporting all 7,000 Plano ISD staff members. We believe that meaningful learning for adults extends into our practice and impacts students success. From bus drivers to the classroom teachers, principals to office professionals, facilities teams to instructional specialists; every adult in a learning organization contributes to the success of students and we are committed to your growth as you work with and for our students.