Professional Learning (PL)
Great teachers help create great students. Research shows that an inspiring and informed teacher is the most important school-related factor influencing student achievement, so it is critical to pay close attention to how we train and support both new and experienced educators. Effective Teachers and Leaders (Title II-A) assist LEA’s in this endeavor.
2016 Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) defines Professional Learning as: “sustained, (not stand-alone, 1-day, and short-term workshops), intensive, collaborative, job-embedded, data-driven, classroom focused.…”
- Arizona K12 Center
- Center on Great Teachers & Leaders
- ED Week
- Learning Forward
- Regional Educational Laboratories (REL)