Even with high value reported, fewer than 10% of attendees reported implementation of ideas in the classroom. By aligning new professional developemnt to higher-impact structures, we expect implementation of ideas to increase (Kennedy, 2005).
Creating transformative professional development means allowing groups to question systems, culture, and the status quo. Collaborative efforts are driven by finding innovative solutions to local problems of practice (Hargreaves & Dawe, 1990).
Review old PD, design new PD to fit on higher spectra.
Redesign feedback and implementation surveys. Begin identifying cohorts of teachers to participate in new coaching programs.
Success of the program will be evaluated on:
Teacher satisfaction of professional development
Reported implementation of learning increasing
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