Keystone State Reading Association & Teacher Evaluation Domain 4 Webinar

Are you curious about the new PA Teacher Evaluation?  Bethann McCain will presented: Keystone State Reading Association & Teacher Evaluation: Domain 4. In this webinar you will learn:

  • An overview of the new teacher effectiveness system being implemented in September
  • How the 4th Domain of the Danielson Model will affect you
  • How KSRA can support your professional development

Click here to listen to the archived webinar.

Pennsylvania Common Core Information

“Are we Ready for PA Common Core and Keystones? This Vimeo will give you some pertinent info on the PACC. There have been many misconceptions and this Vimeo can help you dispel some of the concerns of parents and other colleagues. The panel discussion is very helpful. Please feel free to share.
A breakdown of the participants:

  Carolyn Dumaresq

Larry Wittig, State Board of Education and School Board Member

Jerry Oleskiak-PSEA, Vice-president

Senator Mike Folmer, Chairman Senate Education CommitteeGerrard Oleksiak- PSEA, Vice-President

Tom Gluck-Executive Direction of PA Intermediate Units

Dr. Mark DiRocco-Superintendent, Lewisburg School District


Literacy Design Collaborative

“The Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) is a practical, effective vehicle to implement the Common Core and increase college and career readiness at the secondary level. This introduction to the LCD provides teachers with common tools to develop, implement, and assess high quality assignments, which integrate literacy and content standards in a rigorous, authentic classroom experience across subject area and courses.” Literacy Design Collaborative (
Please watch this brief video to see how LDC has provided many students how to become effective, high-quality, thoughtful writers within all . This initiative has been throughout the country and training in LDC can be provided through your Intermediate Unit. If you have any questions, or need clarification, please contact me, Bethann McCain, Past President of KSRA.
Bethann M McCain
2011-2012 KSRA President