Teacher Collaboration

At HSHCS, we support our teachers to collaboratively grow their practice and improve student learning. In our Collaborative Professional Learning (CPL) sessions, teacher teams work together to co-plan using data to differentiate instruction for varied levels of students, analyze student work, debrief inter-visitations, and ongoingly assess student growth to inform modifications and provide varied entry points.



Data Wise Improvement Process

Our Department Teacher Teams meet three times per week during 6th period to engage in the Data Wise Improvement Process. We analyze student data to create a Learner Centered Problem, examine classroom instruction through artifacts and inter-visitations to create a Teacher Problem of Practice, and develop and ongoingly assess an Action Plan to improve both teaching and student learning.


Instructional Leads

Every Friday, Coaches, Assistant Principals, and Instructional Leads collaborate on designing the Professional Learning for the staff. In addition, we build the capacity of Instructional Leads to facilitate protocols for their Department Teams to support teachers to engage in the Data Wise Improvement Process and differentiate their instruction for varied levels of learners.


Teacher Career Pathways Collaborative Professional Learning

Peer Collaborative Teachers Ms. Martinez & Ms. Brown, and Model Teacher Ms. DeJesus design and facilitate professional learnings during CPL and on Chancellor’s Conference Day on such topics as…

  • Data Driven Purposeful Grouping and Differentiation

  • Supporting Student Discussions w/ Accountable Talk Chips

  • Student Self Assessment Using Checklists