When planning professional learning, whether an individual growth plan or a district-wide PD plan, these seven steps
from the Kentucky Professional Learning Standards Guidance
(2014) can help as you plan, implement, and evaluate professional needs.
Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students integrates theories, research, and models of human learning to achieve its intended outcomes. Consider modes of learning besides the traditional “sit-and-get” training. No matter the model, the professional learning should meet the criteria of “Kentucky’s Exemplary Professional Learning Rubric.”