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Connections to Professional Development

Connections to Professional Development

Author: Ashley Sweatt

In this lesson, students examine the connections between the teacher evaluation process and planning professional development.

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Notes on "Connections to Professional Development"


(00:00 - 00:10) Introduction

(00:11 - 00:31) What Will You Learn Today?

(00:32 - 01:06) What is the Purpose of Teacher Evaluation?

(01:07 - 04:10) How is a Professional Development Plan Established?

(04:11 - 05:49) What is the Difference Between Professional Growth Plans and Improvement Plans?

(05:50 - 06:31) What Did You Learn Today?

(06:32 - 06:56) Reflection


Additional Resources

Creating SMART Professional Development Goals

This tool from the Florida Department of Education is great to use when setting SMART Professional Development Goals using the PDSA cycle of continuous improvement.

How to Develop an Individual Professional Development Plan (IPDP) For Educators Renewing a Level II License through the DOE Licensing Office

This guide from the Vermont Department of Education is a helpful model for using SMART Goals to create a professional development plan connected to teacher evaluation and certification.