Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund

PEBC's Response: Hire and Retain Effective Teachers

ESSER Funds are emergency relief funds to address the impact that novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on elementary and secondary schools across the nation.

How PEBC can help

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Recruit

Hire well-trained, enthusiastic teachers who are experienced
How PEBC can help you build your teacher pipeline

  • Partnering with you to host a Teacher Resident
  • Access to PEBC Teacher Resident alumni
  • Assistance with hiring highly qualified Teacher Residents
  • Identifying and training Mentor teachers

Support

High quality teachers in the classroom 
How PEBC can help you inspire teachers

  • Provide professional learning that is engaging, practical, and applicable
  • Increase teacher efficacy, teacher effectiveness, and student achievement
  • Build leadership capacity at all levels in order to increase collective efficacy and improve at the system level

Examples of how PEBC can help you support teachers and leaders

  • Coaching around effective instructional practice
  • Training coaches/mentors
  • Leadership communities of practice to enhance collaboration among leaders
  • Lab classrooms to see excellence in action
  • Institutes to build vision and new skills
  • Building collective capacity for teacher leaders through weekly leadership team meetings
  • Facilitating Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) in which teachers examine achievement data and plan to address learning loss
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Retain

The social and emotional well-being of leaders, teachers, and students
How PEBC can help you keep teachers and leaders in the system

  • Developing communities of practice among teachers and leaders around best practices
  • SEL workshops and institutes
  • SEL and Equity study groups and professional development
  • Leadership capacity building

What does this look like at your school?

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Our Learning Model

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There are a lot of education service providers that offer quick fixes, but in reality, there is no such thing. I recommend PEBC to our schools and districts who are looking for a partner they can trust. Staffed by a team of experienced educators, each project is unique to the school’s needs and goals yet built around PEBC’s core mission of creating schools and systems where students and educators grow and learn together.

Amie Baca-Oehlert, President

Colorado Education Association (CEA)

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