Professional Teaching and Learning Cycle profiled in SEEN magazine.

Comprehensive, sustained, intensive, aligned, continuous, job-embedded, supported — these terms are frequently used in describing what high-quality professional development looks like in schools and districts. Rather than fragmenting professional development into a variety of  short-term offerings for individuals and expecting improvement to occur as a result — a practice in too many schools — high-performing districts and schools arrange for professional learning that targets specific identified needs and that occurs every day within the context of the actual work.

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