Nev. Admin. Code § 388.664 - Required professional development for teachers employed to teach kindergarten or grade 1, 2, 3 or 4

Current through August 4, 2021

A teacher who is employed by a school district or charter school to teach kindergarten or grade 1, 2, 3 or 4 shall complete professional development provided by a learning strategist concerning:

1. The standards for English language arts for kindergarten and grades 1, 2 and 3 adopted by reference in NAC 389.232, 389.2418, 389.2431 and 389.247;
2. The Nevada State Literacy Plan, in the form most recently published by the Department, which may be obtained free of charge at the Internet address ;
3. Evidence-based best practices for instruction and intervention concerning literacy, including, without limitation, the instruction and intervention required by NRS 392.750 to 392.770, inclusive;
4. Methods for screening for and intervention concerning dyslexia and other reading disabilities, including, without limitation, the screening and intervention described in NRS 388.439, 388.441 and 388.443, the minimum standards prescribed by the State Board for the special education of pupils with dyslexia pursuant to NRS 388.419 and the Dyslexia Resource Guide published by the Department pursuant to NRS 388.447;
5. Using the assessments approved by the State Board in NAC 388.660;
6. Methods for effectively delivering and receiving constructive feedback;
7. Using data concerning pupils to improve instruction concerning literacy; and
8. Methods for maintaining collaborative and reflective communication.


Nev. Admin. Code § 388.664
Added to NAC by Bd. of Education by R037-16, eff. 9-9-2016
NRS 385.080, 388.159

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