MODULE 4:PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Danielle C. Lamotte EDTL 506 Fall 2012
WHAT IS PROFESSIONALDEVELOPMENT?Professional Development, or PD, isthe advancement of skills or expertiseto succeed in a particular profession,especially through continuededucation.
PURPOSE OF PROFESSIONALDEVELOPMENTProfessional Development should be utilizedto increase engagement and overalleffectiveness of staff to ultimately increasestudent achievement. Overall, PD should be: On-going Relevant Effective Efficient
MODELS OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENTA few models of PD are listed below. Thesemodels can be asynchronous or synchronous. Cascade (Train the Trainer) Site-based Professional Learning Communities One-on-One Self-Directed
WHAT AM I OFFERING?I will be offering asynchronous Self-Directed PD throughout the school year,but before I offer you guys somethingyou don’t need or want… I NEED your input!
WHY?With 22 (36%) new staff members on ourcampus and veterans wanting toknow more about the differenttechnologies you can use in yourclassrooms, I have created a quick surveythat will help me create PD that is just rightfor YOU!
WHAT MUST YOU DO?Simply click on the link below and take the 10 question survey! http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GJ3WZYK THANKS!