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    Please log on to your My Learning Plan account to view the UMASD District Catalog of Professional Development Activities.
     
    If you do not have a My Learning Plan account, please contact Linda Bruno.
     
     
     
     
     
    NSDC Standards for Staff Development
     
     
    Context Standards


    Staff development that improves the learning of all students:

    • Organizes adults into learning communities whose goals are aligned with those of the school and district. (Learning Communities)
    • Requires skillful school and district leaders who guide continuous instructional improvement. (Leadership)
    • Requires resources to support adult learning and collaboration. (Resources)

    Process Standards

    Staff development that improves the learning of all students:

    • Uses disaggregated student data to determine adult learning priorities, monitor progress, and help sustain continuous improvement. (Data-Driven)
    • Uses multiple sources of information to guide improvement and demonstrate its impact. (Evaluation)
    • Prepares educators to apply research to decision making. (Research-Based)
    • Uses learning strategies appropriate to the intended goal. (Design)
    • Applies knowledge about human learning and change. (Learning)
    • Provides educators with the knowledge and skills to collaborate. (Collaboration)

    Content Standards

     

    Staff development that improves the learning of all students:
    • Prepares educators to understand and appreciate all students, create safe, orderly and supportive learning environments, and hold high expectations for their academic achievement. (Equity)
    • 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. (Quality Teaching)
    • Provides educators with knowledge and skills to involve families and other stakeholders appropriately. (Family Involvement)
     
Last Modified on March 26, 2019