Centennial Alternative Compensation System (Q Comp)

Teacher Leaders

Approximately 70 Professional Learning Communities (PLCs)  throughout the district
  • —Each PLC has a selected teacher leader to address the individual needs/interests of their PLC
  • —Meet 2-3 times a month
  • —Topics include but are not limited to:
      • formative/summative assessment
      • learning targets
      • curriculum alignment
      • Charlotte Danielson rubrics for evaluations
      • technology embedded instruction
Professional Growth Facilitator for each site


Is staff satisfied with the PLC leadership and the direction of his/her PLC?
    • 92.5% agree that their PLC leader is well organized and prepared for meetings
    • 97.5% agree that their PLC leader is approachable and accommodating
    • 92.5% agree that they are comfortable with the direction of their PLC
    • 90.0% report that they have contributed to their PLC and feel that their contributions are valued


Professional Development

Is the PLC a useful tool for growing our staff and is it making an impact in the classroom?
    • —90.0% report that they have opportunities to network and learn form his/her colleagues and that those opportunities are supported.
    • 87.5% report that they regularly use formative and summative data to improve student learning.
    • —97.5% report that the work done in their PLC has impacted student growth


Licensed staff are observed, evaluated, and coached by their peers on classroom instruction
  • —85.0% report that the peer observations have had a positive impact on their instruction
  • —87.5% feel comfortable with the Charlotte Danielson rubrics and feel prepared to evaluate his/her peers



In 2017-2018, Centennial will continue a cycle of training through Solution Tree.  Teacher leaders will attend a summer conference called Professional Learning Communities at Work.  Here they will learn specific strategies on how to improve the quality of work within their PLC.  The focus will be on student achievement, cultivating collaboration, and data decision making.