Staff Development

The Misssion of the MTSD Staff Development Programs is to promote best practices and develop the competencies, attitudes and educational beliefs of our staff as professional educators.

2012-14 Professional Development Calendar

The early release dismissal times  for the professional development are as follows:

High School - 11:10 a.m.

Middle Schools - 11:55 a.m.

Elementary Schools - 12:35 p.m.

 

The standards for professional learning are:

 Learning 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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Outcomes: Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students aligns its outcomes with educator performance and student curriculum standards.

 

Source:

Learning Forward (National Staff Development Council)

http://www.learningforward.org/standards/standards.cfm

 

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