Strategies for Mapping the Common Core Math Standards Revealed

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On Thursday, November 17, 2011, Dr. Debbie Sullivan and School Improvement Network Will Host a Free Common Core Training Webinar Titled “Translating Mathematics Standards”

We’re excited to give teachers and administrators struggling with the Common Core access to Dr. Sullivan’s experience. Her methods are proven, and her passion for education is enormous. Her advice on mapping the mathematics Standards is indispensable

Professional development innovator, School Improvement Network, is proud to announce the third webinar in its Common Core series, titled “Translating Mathematics Standards.”

The webinar will be held Thursday, November 17 from 8:30 a.m. MST to 9:30 a.m. MST, and will be conducted by education expert Dr. Debbie Sullivan.

Dr. Sullivan is assistant superintendent in MSD of Decatur Township in Indianapolis, Indiana, and has firsthand experience in supporting a school district in implementing the curriculum mapping process. She has worked in the district for over 20 years and has served as a teacher, consultant for staff development, assistant principal, and principal. Debbie has worked with teachers and administrators in beginning the curriculum mapping process and using the process to align K-12 curriculum, promote horizontal and vertical articulation, target literacy strategies, and create common assessments.

“We’re excited to give teachers and administrators struggling with the Common Core access to Dr. Sullivan’s experience. Her methods are proven, and her passion for education is enormous. Her advice on mapping the mathematics Standards is indispensable.”

Dr. Sullivan’s webinar will include a 30-40 minute presentation, supported by digital media (PowerPoint, video, graphic files) and end with a 15- to 20-minute “question and answer” session. Audio and video from the webinar will be posted for viewing soon on

The Common Core Webinar series by Common Core 360 is free and open to the public. Register today by visiting and choosing the desired webinar.

Be sure to register for School Improvement’s Thursday, December 1 webinar, “Student Engagement and Future Focus,” presented by Dr. Lisa Leith, and stay tuned for upcoming free Common Core webinars as they are posted on

About School Improvement Network
Founded in 1991 by teachers, the School Improvement Network provides comprehensive, research-based professional development anytime, anywhere. As the home of The Video Journal of Education, PD 360, Observation 360, the Learning 360 Framework, Equity 360, and Common Core 360, School Improvement Network resources focus on the most relevant topics, feature the top experts, and show educators how to put theory into practice. School Improvement Network works with thousands of schools and districts in every state and around the world and has visited over 3,000 classrooms to document best practices in action. Learn more at

About Common Core 360
Common Core 360 is the leading online, on-demand professional Common Core learning resource for schools and districts. It answers the questions that 3.4 million teachers are asking about how to make the Standards work in their classroom every day. Common Core 360 gives administrators, teachers, and instructional coaches the necessary resources to turn State Standards into measurable student achievement. The unique training, expert analysis, and real classroom examples of putting the Standards into practice all comes from the same minds that designed PD 360, the world’s largest online professional development platform. Common Core 360 is directly integrated with PD 360, so educators have a single sign-in solution for the professional development they need to move forward in the 21st century classroom. Learn more at

About PD 360 • Practical, Scalable, Measurable
PD 360 is the multi-award winning, leading online, on-demand professional learning resource for schools and districts. With 1,800 videos on 117 topics from 120 experts, PD 360 has the largest online community of educators, with over 700,000 subscribers. The innovative PD 360 videos are unique and class-leading because of the quality of production, and each is research-based with classroom examples of best practices. The videos are also relatively short in nature (approximately 6-12 minutes in length) allowing educators access to “snack-able” content that is easy and accessible to view and integrate.

Teachers, administrators, professional learning communities, coaches, mentors, instructional leaders, and paraprofessionals have available at their fingertips hundreds of indexed and searchable video segments that present real, best-practice classroom examples and feature respected education experts, such as Michael Fullan, Rick DuFour, Doug Reeves, Rick Stiggins, and many others. Educators can instantly find the help they need on nearly every topic, including differentiation, assessment, English language learners, leadership, and more. PD 360 can also be used to create a structured learning experience for an individual teacher, a PLC, or even an entire school. PD 360 bridges the gap between training and classroom integration with job-embedded follow-up, tracking, and reflection tools. PD 360 gives educators access to an online community of teaching professionals that allows interaction and collaboration either within a district or across the United States and the world. PD 360 includes over 1,500 research-based video learning segments and is the most comprehensive web-based library of professional development resources available. See a demonstration at

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