Collaborative Professional Development (CPD) Project in Rural California Schools
What is CPD?
The CPD project responds to the dramatic need to improve learning opportunities and educational outcomes for underserved students, specifically English Learners (ELs), in the STEM area of Science, within the Butte County rural education region of northeastern California.
Provide a collaborative professional development model that fosters site-based leadership in the Butte County rural area.
Provide professional development for bilingual elementary and secondary pre-service teachers from underserved groups, paraprofessionals and in-service teachers (grades 4th-9th) designed to:
What CPD Offers You
CPD EventsWant to spend a fun evening learning and talking about science?
Do you like jazz in the Sierra Nevada Big Room?
Or perhaps you want to support the Chico Science Fair…
If so, hang out with Irene at Dinner with a Scientist on September 20th. For more information and registration, please visit:
CPD Qualifications and Applications
Complete the Pre-Service Teacher Application here
Complete the In-Service Teacher Application here
Complete the Paraprofessional Application here
2014-2016 candidates will be notified of their acceptance status by email after all application materials are received.