Professional Learning Communities Under CDL

Professional educators in each building now have a voice in what happens in the many PLC meetings that PPS is requiring this year.  

Through negotiations pertaining to working conditions under CDL, your bargaining team was able to get PPS to agree that all PLCs will have half of the agenda for PLCs developed with input from the building administrators and the building’s instructional leadership team (ILT). The other half of the agendas will be determined through mutual agreement with the administration and the professional educators in each PLC meeting.  

If your PLC agendas are still being dictated by your building administrator, refer to the signed agreement and ensure that there is professional-educator voice shaping the work in the meetings.  

Finally, remember that each educator has 950 minutes of individual educator-directed time. PLC meetings do not count as individual teacher time. Check to make sure your building is in compliance, and if not, talk to your principal about changing the schedule, and have your building rep contact the PAT office.  

You can see the TA’d agreement language on our website.