Professional Learning Standards

CESA 12 is committed to advancing equity and holding high standards for our programs and services.  We are invested in Learning Forward’s  Standards for Professional Learning.

 

Standards for Professional Learning outline the essential characteristics of professional learning that lead to the implementation of effective evidence-based practices, strong shared leadership skills and improved outcomes for ALL students.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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