Renaissance Professional Learning Plans

Plan your professional learning path

Renaissance is your partner when it comes to planning, creating, and implementing a professional development plan that will help you achieve your school or district goals. We will create a customized plan or help you select one of our Blueprints for Success as your plan to reach those goals over one or multiple years of implementation.

Custom Plans

We’ll work with you to identify the professional services that match your needs and develop a custom plan based on your:

  • Specific Renaissance assessment, literacy, and math programs
  • Number of buildings, teachers, and administrators that need professional development
  • Level of implementation knowledge of your Renaissance programs
  • Preferred delivery methods and scheduling considerations


Blueprints for Success

The Blueprints for Success are professional learning pathways planned to help you achieve specific learning outcomes for each Renaissance assessment, literacy, and math solution. Each Blueprint for Success will move you forward on your professional learning path.

Foundational knowledge of best practices for your Renaissance solution.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Overview of your Renaissance® solution
  • Basic product training
  • Foundational knowledge of best practices

Renaissance Smart Start®

Knowledge and understanding of your Renaissance software and the basic routines for using it in the classroom.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Use Star for universal screening
  • Administer the test with fidelity
  • Utilize pre-test instructions so students are prepared to take the test
  • Run a screening report and interperet results
  • Determine best approach to support students in each screening category

Renaissance-U®

Adoption of classroom best practices to utilize your Renaissance solution and deepen implementation.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Utilize diagnostic report/dashboards to determine class strengths and weaknesses
  • Utilize instructional planning report to inform instructional decisions
  • Group students for targeted instruction (RTI)
  • Identify focus skills and search for instructional resources
  • Monitor growth data

Onsite Seminar
Renaissance-U®

Analysis and interpretation of student data to adapt instruction to meet student needs.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Set and monitor growth goals
  • Intervene for students showing low growth
  • Utilize progress monitoring tools
  • Utilize Star Custom for formative assessment
  • Monitor student mastery of skills and standards over time

Implementation Site Visits
Onsite Seminar
Renaissance-U®

Develop expertise to train and support other educators in implementing Renaissance solutions.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Deepen expertise in Star assessments to train and support educators’ in their district
  • Utilize templates and tools to leverage Renaissance-U® content to conduct live training sessions
  • Use coaching best practices and protocols
  • Facilitate conversations on Star assessment data

Certification Community Membership
Quarterly Live Webinar
Consecutive two-day Onsite Seminar
Renaissance-U®

Foundational knowledge of best practices for your Renaissance solution.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Overview of your Renaissance® solution
  • Basic product training
  • Foundational knowledge of best practices

Renaissance Smart Start®

Knowledge and understanding of your Renaissance software and the basic routines for using it in the classroom.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Use Star for universal screening
  • Administer the test with fidelity
  • Utilize pre-test instructions so students are prepared to take the test
  • Run a screening report and interperet results
  • Determine best approach to support students in each screening category

Renaissance-U®

Adoption of classroom best practices to utilize your Renaissance solution and deepen implementation.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Utilize diagnostic report/dashboards to determine class strengths and weaknesses
  • Utilize instructional planning report to inform instructional decisions
  • Group students for targeted instruction (RTI)
  • Identify focus skills and search for instructional resources
  • Monitor growth data

Onsite Seminar
Renaissance-U®

Analysis and interpretation of student data to adapt instruction to meet student needs.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Set and monitor growth goals
  • Intervene for students showing low growth
  • Utilize progress monitoring tools
  • Utilize Star Custom for formative assessment
  • Monitor student mastery of skills and standards over time

Implementation Site Visits
Onsite Seminar
Renaissance-U®

Develop expertise to train and support other educators in implementing Renaissance solutions.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Deepen expertise in Star assessments to train and support educators’ in their district
  • Utilize templates and tools to leverage Renaissance-U® content to conduct live training sessions
  • Use coaching best practices and protocols
  • Facilitate conversations on Star assessment data

Certification Community Membership
Quarterly Live Webinar
Consecutive two-day Onsite Seminar
Renaissance-U®

Foundational knowledge of best practices for your Renaissance solution.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Overview of your Renaissance® solution
  • Basic product training
  • Foundational knowledge of best practices

Renaissance Smart Start®

Knowledge and understanding of your Renaissance software and the basic routines for using it in the classroom.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Maximize Daily Reading Practice
  • Students identify books in ZPD
  • Practice with Print and Digital Text
  • Students quiz to demonstrate good comprehension
  • Students set personalized reading goals

Renaissance-U®

Adoption of classroom best practices to utilize your Renaissance solution and deepen implementation.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Teachers conference with and coach students
  • Promote balance F/NF reading
  • Master effective classroom routines
  • Students grow comprehension skills
  • Teachers model and students practice text annotation

Onsite Seminar
Renaissance-U®

Analysis and interpretation of student data to adapt instruction to meet student needs.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Use reading data to personalize reading practice and maximize best practices
  • Use NF articles for skill practice
  • Students practice close reading skills
  • Students respond to text citing evidence

Implementation Site Visits
Onsite Seminar
Renaissance-U®

Develop expertise to train and support other educators in implementing Renaissance solutions.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Deepen expertise in Accelerated Reader to train and support educators’ in their district
  • Utilize templates and tools to leverage Renaissance-U® content to conduct live training sessions
  • Use coaching best practices and protocols
  • Facilitate conversations on Accelerated Reader data

Certification Community Membership
Quarterly Live Webinar
Consecutive two-day Onsite Seminar
Renaissance-U®

Foundational knowledge of best practices for your Renaissance solution.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Overview of your Renaissance® solution
  • Basic product training
  • Foundational knowledge of best practices

Renaissance Smart Start®

Knowledge and understanding of your Renaissance software and the basic routines for using it in the classroom.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Maximize Daily Reading Practice
  • Students identify books in ZPD
  • Practice with Print and Digital Text
  • Students quiz to demonstrate good comprehension
  • Students set personalized reading goals

Renaissance-U®

Adoption of classroom best practices to utilize your Renaissance solution and deepen implementation.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Teachers conference with and coach students
  • Promote balance F/NF reading
  • Master effective classroom routines
  • Students grow comprehension skills
  • Teachers model and students practice text annotation

Onsite Seminar
Renaissance-U®

Analysis and interpretation of student data to adapt instruction to meet student needs.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Use reading data to personalize reading practice and maximize best practices
  • Use NF articles for skill practice
  • Students practice close reading skills
  • Students respond to text citing evidence

Implementation Site Visits
Onsite Seminar
Renaissance-U®

Develop expertise to train and support other educators in implementing Renaissance solutions.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Deepen expertise in Accelerated Reader to train and support educators’ in their district
  • Utilize templates and tools to leverage Renaissance-U® content to conduct live training sessions
  • Use coaching best practices and protocols
  • Facilitate conversations on Star assessment data

Certification Community Membership
Quarterly Live Webinar
Consecutive two-day Onsite Seminar
Renaissance-U®

Foundational knowledge of best practices for your Renaissance solution.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Overview of your Renaissance® solution
  • Basic product training
  • Foundational knowledge of best practices

Renaissance Smart Start®

Knowledge and understanding of your Renaissance software and the basic routines for using it in the classroom.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand how Star Math scores inform AM
  • Understand how to prepare students to complete AM assignments
  • Create and modify Student Groups, Learning Schedules, and Assignment Plans

Renaissance-U®

Adoption of classroom best practices to utilize your Renaissance solution and deepen implementation.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Create and modify student groups for intervention, enrichment, and grade level practice
  • Develop essential classroom routines to promote self-efficacy
  • Implement math conferencing with students to build mathematical discourse
  • Interpret and act on data on the Progress Dashboard to monitor the class, groups, and individuals

Onsite Seminar
Renaissance-U®

Analysis and interpretation of student data to adapt instruction to meet student needs.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Use Star progress monitoring Dashboard data to inform regrouping decisions
  • Increase proficiency in mathematical discourse by developing classroom routines to increase the use of peer help and student to student conferencing
  • Understand strategies for facilitating rigorous problem solving and high-level discovery
  • Explore ways to ensure all students have access to tasks that require varying levels of depth.

Implementation Site Visits
Onsite Seminar
Renaissance-U®

Develop expertise to train and support other educators in implementing Renaissance solutions.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Deepen expertise in Accelerated Math to train and support educators’ in their district
  • Utilize templates and tools to leverage Renaissance-U® content to conduct live training sessions
  • Use coaching best practices and protocols
  • Facilitate conversations on Accelerated Math data

Certification Community Membership
Quarterly Live Webinar
Consecutive two-day Onsite Seminar
Renaissance-U®

Foundational knowledge of best practices for your Renaissance solution.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Overview of your Renaissance® solution
  • Basic product training
  • Foundational knowledge of best practices

Renaissance Smart Start®

Knowledge and understanding of your Renaissance software and the basic routines for using it in the classroom.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand how Star Math scores inform AM
  • Understand how to prepare students to complete AM assignments
  • Create and modify Student Groups, Learning Schedules, and Assignment Plans

Renaissance-U®

Adoption of classroom best practices to utilize your Renaissance solution and deepen implementation.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Create and modify student groups for intervention, enrichment, and grade level practice
  • Develop essential classroom routines to promote self-efficacy
  • Implement math conferencing with students to build mathematical discourse
  • Interpret and act on data on the Progress Dashboard to monitor the class, groups, and individuals

Onsite Seminar
Renaissance-U®

Analysis and interpretation of student data to adapt instruction to meet student needs.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Use Star progress monitoring Dashboard data to inform regrouping decisions
  • Increase proficiency in mathematical discourse by developing classroom routines to increase the use of peer help and student to student conferencing
  • Understand strategies for facilitating rigorous problem solving and high-level discovery
  • Explore ways to ensure all students have access to tasks that require varying levels of depth.

Implementation Site Visits
Onsite Seminar
Renaissance-U®

Develop expertise to train and support other educators in implementing Renaissance solutions.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Deepen expertise in Accelerated Math to train and support educators’ in their district
  • Utilize templates and tools to leverage Renaissance-U® content to conduct live training sessions
  • Use coaching best practices and protocols
  • Facilitate conversations on Accelerated Math assessment data

Certification Community Membership
Quarterly Live Webinar
Consecutive two-day Onsite Seminar
Renaissance-U®

Find your ideal plan or best blueprint fit

Let’s talk about your specific needs and how a Custom Professional Learning Plan or a Blueprint for Success can help you guide all your students to greater achievement and growth.

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