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 Ivan Cantu

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Ivan Cantu

Professional Learning Director

Phone: 469-752-8186

Email: ivan.cantu@pisd.edu

Ask me about professional learning calendar, leadership meetings, Leadership Locker resources, leadership pipelines and learning opportunities, Transformation Campuses, and Trade Hours.

 Craig McKinney

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Craig McKinney

Professional Learning Coordinator (Title II)

Phone: 469-752-8084

Email: craig.mckinney@pisd.edu

Ask me about teacher support, new teachers, teacher mentoring, student engagement, BeGLAD and AVID strategies, T-TESS, the Collaborative Team Framework and Instructional Model, book studies, and teacher training. 
 Edna Phythian

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Edna Phythian

Professional Learning Coordinator

Phone: 469-752-8133

Email: edna.phythian@pisd.edu

Ask me about classroom management, diversity and culturally proficient relationships, eBooks, Happy Mail, Leading Adult Learners, office professional support, Para-to-Teacher support, PowerSchool Development and online course catalog, professional ethics, and Teacher Externship & Summer Shadow programs.

 Marcus Miller

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Marcus Miller

Professional Learning Coordinator, Certified PMP

Phone: 469-752-8102

Email: marcus.miller@pisd.edu

Ask me about PowerSchool Perform, Project Management, SafeSchools and Compliance Training, Trade Hours, Booster Clubs, Canvas and Online Learning.

 Michelle Ribeiro

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Michelle Ribeiro

Professional Learning Office Manager 

Phone: 469-752-8255

Email: michelle.ribeiro@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 questions as I support this team.

  • The Plano ISD Professional Learning Department is a part of our Employee Services team and committed to supporting all 7,000 PISD 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.