Submit a description of the PLC plan you will create to improve school readiness at the center. Base your PLC plan on Document #2: Preschool Staff Meeting Minutes, Document #3: Editorial on the Implementation of a PLC, and the information provided in “ What is a Professional Learning Community? ” by Richard DuFour. Your response should be three to four pages in length. Your description should include:
- The visions and three measurable goals of the PLC.
- Clearly defined roles and responsibilities of administrators and teachers.
- How PLC teams will be structured, a protocol for meetings, and an explanation of how evidence-based decision making will guide the PLC.
- The benefits of the PLC you have planned. In your explanation of the benefits of the PLC, address the concerns from the newspaper article in Document #3: Editorial on the Implementation of a PLC.
Barrera, I., & Kramer, L. (2002). Cultural Competency as Skilled Dialogue. Retrieved from The Walden University Library databases.
DuFour, R. (2004). What is a professional learning community? Educational Leadership. Retrieved from http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/may04/vol61/num08/What-Is-a-Professional-Learning-Community%C2%A2.aspx