Learning Forward’s Definition of Professional Learning


The term “professional development” means a comprehensive, sustained, and intensive approach to improving teachers’ and principals’ effectiveness in raising student achievement --

(A) Professional development fosters collective responsibility for improved student performance and must be comprised of professional learning that:

(B) The process outlined in (A) may be supported by activities such as courses, workshops, institutes, networks, and conferences that:

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