TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT What to do in order to keep up with these standards as ateacher? – NETS-T Standard #5
WHERE DO YOU STAND?In Indiana, we have Professional Growth Plan (PGP) • In Indiana, teachers can earn PGP points “to control their own professional development and use these experiences towards licensing renewal.” • Professional development: teacher learning activities • Professional Development Plan (PDP): more general term • Professional development is done: o Formally: Attending conferences, taking college classes and getting advanced degrees, working and learning on committees o Informally: Reading on your own, experimenting with new ideas, getting new ideas from colleagues, etc.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT -FORMAL OPTIONS MAX. PTS. PT. VALUE SAMPLE CRITERIA VERIFICATION College Credit 90 points 1 credit hour = Official transcript B” 15 points Accredited college Professional 45 points 1 hour in Certificate of Must align with Conference workshop = 1 attendance standards and point PGP Educational 5 points 5 points per Certificate of Must be related Travel travel attendance to plan Professional 50 points 1 hour = 1 point Documentation Must service Committees Form on formal committee Formal PD is required to renew your teaching license in Indiana (and Georgia) Indiana – must have 90 points in 5 years. No requirements of how much from where… Note: Some states give credit for PD differently
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – INFORMAL• Although informal, it is also a platform that conducts formal training for teachersExamples: • PBS Teachers • ChildTeaching • IPBS Teacherline • Teacher-to-teacher E-learning workshops (IE-only to take courses) • Annenberg Learner program • Center for the Study of Teaching and Policy • Teacher-to-Teacher Initiative
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENTPROFILER PRO AND PDP• Open the profiler pro website and login with your own account.• Look at the NETS-T and look at the results of the ProfilerPro survey you took: o You will notice that the survey is actually organized by the standards. o The results should diagnose your strengths and areas of improvement. o Interpreting the results will guide you to set your professional development goals.
HANDS ON ACTIVITY – PROFILER PRO (15 MINUTES)ULA Demo:1. Go to your Profiler Pro results. Save a copy of your image onto your desktop.2. Rename the image as profilerpro-pre3. Open your E-Portfolio – Professional Development Page4. From the results of your Profiler Pro, think about your strengths & areas of Improvement and identify 3 goals!5. Insert your image, strengths & areas of improvement and goals to your e-portfolio - > Professional Development page!
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT GOAL SETTING• Example #1 o Poor: I want to learn how to do a podcast tomorrow o Good: I want to learn how to use Podbean to create a podcast by the end of the semester• Example #2 o Poor: I want to learn technology to teach my students stuff! o Good: I want to learn Inspiration to teach my elementary students how to count before the school year begins. o SMART Framework Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, & TimelyRemember: You will provide evidence of achieving these goals at theend of the semester!