Moreno Valley USD

Jesús Holguín, Board President; Martinrex Kedziora, Superintendent; Maribel Mattox, Chief Academic Officer; Sue Buster, Director, Professional Development and Digital Learning; Greg Solomon, Coordinator,Visual and Performing Arts; Angela Dube-Robinson, Professional Development Specialist

The Professional Development and Digital Learning Department of Moreno Valley USD is designed to provide high-quality professional development to promote increased achievement. Emphasis is placed on providing training and follow-up coaching for all core academic subjects. District Professional Development Specialists are assigned to all sites to provide in-class, follow-up coaching. PDS plan and present highly effective workshops, analyze data and develop adopted core curriculum over the district’s more than 1,200 teachers highly value the PD&DL offerings, as evidenced by over 6,600 participants attending trainings throughout the 2018–19 school year (including during teacher breaks). PDS lead collaborations within departments and grade levels which facilitate teachers and paraprofessionals learning from one another, improve instructional approaches and increase achievement. Professional development is prepared at schools according to the needs identified in the Single Site Plan for Student Achievement, English Language Arts/Math Improvement Plans and Local Control and Accountability Plan goals.