(00:00 - 02:14) Introduction to Professional Development Alignment
(02:15 - 02:30) Assumption #2
(02:31 - 03:06) Step 1
(03:07 - 03:51) Step 2
(03:52 - 04:30) Step 3
(04:31 - 05:56) Alignment of Sample Plan
(05:57 - 06:30) Stop and Reflect
Seven Principles for Effective Professional Development for Diverse Schools
This Intercultural Development Research Association article by Abelardo Villarreal outlines seven helpful considerations for professional development design. In particular, Villarreal stresses the importance of aligning activities to Knowles' Adult Learning Theory.
Professional Learning Communities: Professional Development Strategies That Improve Instruction
This guidebook focuses on professional development strategies to improve student achievement. Inherent in the design is the alignment to adult learning theory. The guidebook is a useful tool for any school embarking on the PLC journey.