Professional Learning

Plano Independent School District

Professional Learning

Plano Independent School District

  • Intentional Reflective Empowered

  • Intentional Reflective Empowered

    Professional Learning is a reflective and continuous growth process where learning extends into practice, positively impacting student success.

Professional Learning Updates

  • Externship Information

    PISD is partnering with Capital One for year four of the PISD Teacher Externship Program. This program will provide unique professional learning opportunities for K-12 PISD teachers in collaboration with local partners in business and industry.

    As an Extern, you will have access to learning that reaches beyond traditional classroom or workshop settings and engages in experiences that will enrich the classroom-to-career connections you make for your students. Working side-by-side with knowledgeable and skilled industry employees to form a partnership of shared expertise, teacher externships build meaningful community relationships and provide valuable insights for classroom and workplace applications.

    Externships are open to all PISD Teachers & Specialists with 2 or more years of experience in PISD who plan on returning for the upcoming school year. This year's Teacher Externship host organizations will offer one of the following externship experiences:

    1. Integration Experience: This externship provides you with the opportunity to become part of a team in the workplace for two to three weeks (up to 80 hrs total) in the summer or work on a specific project. You would be fully integrated into a team or department, and tasked with specific duties.
    2. Exposure Experience: For two to three weeks (up to 80 hrs total), you will have the opportunity to gain insight into a business or industry by shadowing executives, managers, and teams in multiple departments.

    Externship experiences will take place on June 1, 2020, through July 17, 2020. The exact dates are determined by the organization and the selected candidate.

     

    To apply for the Summer of 2020 click HERE

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