Education news, analysis, and opinion about efforts to provide continuing education for school staff.
- Professional Development Opinion Can't Get Along? Here Are 5 Skills Needed for Every School-Based TeamTeachers often don’t know why they’re part of a PLC or school leadership team. Here’s how to change that.Professional Development Reports Principal Professional Development: Results of a National SurveyThis report examines results from a survey asking principals to share their views regarding professional development and training.Professional Development Letter to the Editor Train Educators to Help Students Experiencing Homelessness and Mental-Health CrisesMany students experiencing homelessness also face mental-health crises. Train teachers to help them, says this letter to the editor.Professional Development Opinion Embracing the Power of Video Use in Teacher EvaluationsLearn how one district championed using video for teacher reviews with the full support of its teachers' union.Professional Development Quiz How Much Do You Know About Instructional Coaching?Answer 7 questions to see how much you know about instructional coaching.Professional Development Online Summit What's Next for Professional Development: An Overview for PrincipalsJoin fellow educators and administrators in this discussion on professional development for principals and administrators.Special Report How Principal Professional Development Is EvolvingThis special report looks at fresh ways to frame continued professional learning for school leaders.Professional Development Coaching for New Principals Can Provide a Critical Pillar of SupportPrincipal-coaches can go beyond mentoring to help early-career principals, but many districts don't have them.Professional Development How Taking a Turn as a Teacher Can Sharpen a Principal's Leadership Skills"Teaching principals" say the experience can deepen relationships with staff and offer valuable lessons for their own leadership decisions.Professional Development From Our Research Center What School and District Leaders Get, Want, and Need From Professional DevelopmentThe EdWeek Research Center surveyed hundreds of educators about their professional development access, requirements, and preferences.Professional Development 5 Ways for Principals to Turn Crisis Into Professional DevelopmentSchool leaders offer advice on developing the mindset and habits to learn the lessons left by challenges like the pandemic.Professional Development Teaming Up School and District Leaders: A Win-Win Approach to PDSome professional development programs get district and school leaders working together in an effort to align policies and goals.