Schoolwide Model: Professional Development

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An Integrated System of Research-Based Professional Development

  • Teachers and instructional staff have thorough understanding and working knowledge of grade-level instructional/reading priorities and effective practices.

  • Ongoing professional development is established to support teachers and instructional staff in the assessment and instruction of reading priorities.

  • Time is systematically allocated for educators to analyze, plan, and refine instruction.

  • Professional development efforts are explicitly linked to practices and programs that have been shown to be effective through documented research.

Teachers' behaviors can change in response to well delivered professional development opportunities.

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