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Professional Development

What is Professional Development? 

visit http://learningforward.org/who-we-are/professional-learning-definition 

 

What are the Standards of Professional Learning?

Standards for Professional Learning outline the characteristics of professional learning that leads to effective teaching practices, supportive leadership, and improved student results. 

visit http://learningforward.org/standards-for-professional-learning

 

CommunityStandardLearning Communities
Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students occurs within learning communities committed to continuous improvement, collective responsibility, and goal alignment.


LeadershipStandard
Leadership
Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students requires skillful leaders who develop capacity, advocate, and create support systems for professional learning.


ResourcesStandard
Resources
Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students requires prioritizing, monitoring, and coordinating resources for educator learning.


DataStandard
Data
Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students uses a variety of sources and types of student, educator, and system data to plan, assess, and evaluate professional learning.


DesignsStandard
Learning Designs
Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students integrates theories, research, and models of human learning to achieve its intended outcomes.


ImplementationStandard
Implementation
Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students applies research on change and sustains support for implementation of professional learning for long term change.


OutcomeStandard
Outcomes
Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students aligns its outcomes with educator performance and student curriculum standards.
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Professional Development Office
North Syracuse Central School District
315-218-2165