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Professional Development
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Quality Teaching

Staff development that improves the learning of all students deepens educators' content knowledge, provides them with research-based instructional strategies to assist students in meeting rigorous academic standards, and prepares them to use various types of classroom assessments appropriately.


Successful teachers have a deep understanding of the subjects they teach, use appropriate instructional methods, and apply various classroom assessment strategies. The following links support this standard:

  1. Assessment
  2. Classroom Management
  3. Content Knowledge
  4. How People Learn
  5. Lesson Planning
  6. Pedagogy
  7. Reaching All Students