The Professional Learning program of CCPS is aligned with the mission, vision, and goals, action steps and strategies of the district’s strategic plan, the national goals of Learning Forward Its goal is to provide ongoing professional learning opportunities which enable teachers, administrators, and other system employees to acquire and implement 0the knowledge, skills, and commitment necessary to create high levels of learning for all students.
The PL program is focused on…
Strengthening teachers and administrators knowledge of the content and skills necessary for meeting the needs of students
Training teachers in the use of standards and research-based instructional and assessment strategies to actively engage students in the learning process
Supporting the use data to inform instructional decision and to improve students’ learning outcomes
Building capacity for changing practice through the use of a research-based design which includes the study of theory, demonstration, modeling, practice and feedback, and coaching
Creating a culture for collaboration and continuous improvement to implement and monitor processes designed to improve student achievement