The Educator's Professional Growth Plan: A Process for Developing Staff and Improving Instruction (Hardback)Jodi Peine (author)
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Recognising that student achievement is intrinsically linked to high-quality teaching, Jodi Peine offers an invaluable guide that helps educational leaders strengthen teachers' instructional practice with an individualised and robust professional development process.
The author provides administrators and staff developers with step-by-step guidance for designing, implementing, and sustaining a professional growth plan. Grounded in research at elementary, middle, and high school levels, the process is delivered in manageable sections with reproducible forms for every step. With a refined method that includes formal data analysis, this guidebook:
- Demonstrates how participants can develop their own goals and action plans
- Provides current terminology and topics for individual growth plan development
- Examines steps to take after completing first-generation professional growth plans
- Helps redefine school improvement efforts to produce enduring systemic change
The Educator's Professional Growth Plan, Second Edition, provides a targeted approach that accommodates the unique needs of individual teachers. Within a supportive context, educators can assume responsibility for their own learning, witness changes in their professional practice, and realise substantive gains in student performance.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 936 g
Dimensions: 279 x 215 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
"A practical, comprehensive, up-to-date resource that empowers teachers and administrators to transform their schools into results-oriented professional learning communities. Peine's differentiated growth plan accommodates the unique needs and capabilities of both the administrator and the teacher. I highly recommend this book as a staff development text for any district." -- Lynda Hootman, Teacher Educator
"Takes readers through a process of professional growth and planning that is fully grounded in best practice. The second edition provides important insights on ways to sustain the professional growth process after the initial stages of implementation. A must-read for practicing administrators, teachers, and graduate students preparing to be administrators." -- Jenny Tripses, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership
"Outlines a systematic method that helps professional educators focus their energies on lasting professional growth. Strategies and templates assist in guiding teachers to reflect on their own professional performance, set their own learning targets, and manage their own progress towards greater professional success." -- Scott Estes, Principal
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