Standards for Professional Learning

Standards for Professional Development at Texarkana Independent School District are aligned with the standards published by LEARNING FORWARD formerly National Staff Development Council.

LEARNING COMMUNITIES
Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students occurs within learning communities committed to continuous improvement, collective responsibility and goal alignment.

LEADERSHIP
Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students requires skillful leaders who develop capacity, advocate and create support systems for professional learning.

RESOURCES
Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students require prioritizing, monitoring and coordinating resources for educator learning.

DATA
Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students uses a variety of sources and types of student, educator and system data to plan, assess and evaluate professional learning.

LEARNING DESIGNS
Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students integrates theories, research and models of human learning to achieve its intended outcomes.

IMPLEMENTATION
Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students applies research on change and sustains support for implementation of professional learning for long term change.

OUTCOMES
Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students aligns its outcomes with educator performance and student curriculum standards.