• Meet Our Team

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Ivan Cantu

Professional Learning Executive 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.

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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, campus mentoring for new teachers, student engagement, BeGLAD and AVID strategies, T-TESS, the Collaborative Team Framework and Instructional Model, HRS, the eBook library, book studies, teacher training, and National Board Certification. 

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Edna Phythian

Professional Learning Coordinator

Phone: 469-752-8133

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, and the Teacher Externship program.

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Allison Welch

Professional Learning Office Manager 

Phone: 469-752-8255

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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  • 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.