The school/district provides research-based, results driven professional development opportunities for staff and implements performance evaluation procedures in order to improve teaching and learning.
The school provides research-based, results driven professional development opportunities for staff and implements performance evaluation procedures in order to improve teaching and learning.
Indicators for this Standard:
6.1a - Long term professional growth plans
There is evidence of support for the long-term professional growth needs of the individual staff members. This includes both instructional and leadership growth.
6.1b - The school has an intentional plan for building instructional capacity through on-going professional development.
6.1c - Staff development priorities are set in alignment with goals for student performance and the individual growth plans of staff.
6.1d - Plans for school improvement directly connect goals for student learning and the priorities set for the school and district staff development activities.
6.1e - Professional development is on-going and job-embedded.
6.1f - Professional development planning shows a direct connection to an analysis of student achievement data.
6.2a - The school/district provides a clearly defined evaluation process.
6.2b - Leadership provides the fiscal resources for the appropriate professional growth plan to improve staff proficiency.
6.2c - The school/district effectively uses the employee evaluation and the individual professional growth plan to improve staff proficiency.
6.2d - Leadership provides and implements a process of personnel evaluations, which meets or exceeds standards set in statute and regulation.
6.2e - The school/district improvement plan identifies specific instructional leadership needs, has strategies to address them, and uses the effective instructional leadership act requirements as a resource to accomplish these goals.
6.2f - Leadership uses the evaluation process to provide teachers with the follow-up and support to change behavior and instructional practices.