Objective 2

II. MEASURABLE OBJECTIVE: Professional Development will focus on activities to improve or advance student achievement and will be reviewed and restructured on an annual basis.

How the Objective will be Measured: Professional Development target areas will be monitored through a pre-/post-test to verify teacher development and growth in target areas.

STRATEGY II – 1. Professional Development programming will be related to specific target areas as identified through the CSIP and/or Professional Development Needs Assessment.

MSIP

Standard/

Indicator

Action Steps

Person

Responsible

Start Date

Funding Source

Timeframe

6.7.1

6.7.3

A. Data from student assessments will be utilized by the Professional Development Committee in planning the year’s activities.

PD Committee,

Administrators

2005

District

Ongoing

6.7.1

B. Resources of the Regional Professional Development Center, STARR Teachers, DESE, colleges/universities will be used.

PD Committee,

Administrators

2005

District

Ongoing

6.7.1

6.7.3

C. Performance assessments and authentic tasks will be incorporated into daily lessons and classroom instruction to ensure that students are successful on state-wide performance assessments.

Teachers,

Principals

2004

District

Ongoing

6.7.1

6.7.3

D. Vertical teams and MAP teams will be maintained and time provided to incorporate GLE’s and revise and develop curriculum.

PD Committee,

Administrators

2006

District

Title II.A

Ongoing

MSIP

Standard/

Indicator

Action Steps

Person

Responsible

Start Date

Funding Source

Timeframe

6.7.1

6.7.3

E. Support will be provided for beginning teachers and administrators and teacher advancement.

PD Committee,

Administrators

2006

District

Title II.A

Ongoing

II. MEASURABLE OBJECTIVE: Professional Development will focus on activities to improve or advance student achievement and will be reviewed and restructured on an annual basis.

How the Objective will be Measured: Professional Development target areas will be monitored through a pre-/post-test to verify teacher development and growth in target areas.

STRATEGY II – 2. Professional Development activities will be evaluated in terms of their impact on improving student achievement.

MSIP

Standard/

Indicator

Action Steps

Person

Responsible

Start Date

Funding Source

Timeframe

6.7.1

6.7.3

A. The PD Committee will review requests to evaluate the relationship between student performance and PD activities.

PD Committee,

Administrators

2005

District

Ongoing

6.2.1

6.7.1

6.7.3

B. Student assessments will be analyzed annually and areas of improvement noted.

PD Committee,

Teachers,

Administrators

2006

District

Ongoing

6.7.1

6.7.5

C. The PD Committee will present for Board approval a summary of the planned professional development activities and their relationship to the district’s CSIP.

PD Committee,

Administrators,

Board of Education

2006

District

Ongoing