ATI offers comprehensive, customized professional development and training provided by a team of experienced trainers well-versed in both educational theory and practice. Professional Development options address all aspects of Galileo K-12 Online implementation and management which include:
These offerings are grouped into three main topic areas (integrated assessment, curriculum, and instructional effectiveness). Offerings in each can be configured to meet the unique needs of your district or charter school. Sessions offer innovative and practical solutions sensitive to the everyday challenges faced by educators.
Live, customized webinar trainings reflective of individual districts’ needs. These complimentary, small group webinar trainings generally focus on a single component within main topic area.
Offered throughout the year, at multiple times and on multiple days these webinar sessions focus on a single component within one of the three main PD topic areas. Once recorded, they are available on demand in the Online Help Files. View the Learning on Demand Schedule.
ATI offers on-site professional development designed to prepare users to take full advantage of the Galileo system. Every on-site session is configured to cover topic components pertinent to the unique needs of the attendees and is delivered by a member of the professional development team who is experienced both in the use of Galileo in educational settings and in educational theory/practice.
Comprehensive assessment professional development offerings provide educators with the knowledge and tools to plan, create, and administer high-quality assessments. Hands-on experience navigating Galileo Dashboards and reports allows educators to analyze and utilize assessment data to inform instructional decision making, including the implementation of interventions and differentiation of instruction.
Digital curriculum professional development offerings provide educators with the knowledge and tools to integrate existing curriculum content into Galileo, develop new curriculum content, and modify curriculums as needed. Participants learn how to use the platform to disseminate and manage curriculum, facilitate data-driven instruction, engage students in multimodal interactive learning, and evaluate curriculum impact on learning outcomes.
Instructional effectiveness professional development offerings introduce educators to Galileo's suite of instructional effectiveness tools. Through a consultative process, district administrators learn to create a customized evaluation tool which may include categorical growth (student performance) data and proficiency rating scales. Galileo Score Compliers are then utilized to weight data from multiple sources into a single instructional effectiveness score. Scores can be generated at the teacher, school and district levels.
Direct and immediate access to the Help interface within Galileo K-12. Once the Help interface has been accessed, users can either select the desired help file or search by keyword.
The online Professional Development Forum allows Galileo end users, to post questions, share experiences and expertise, and connect with other educators. The forum is moderated by ATI PD staff members who respond to messages and post helpful information.
Searchable library offering convenient access to Quick Reference Guides and recorded video tutorials to assist users in performing a wide variety of tasks within Galileo.