ERIC Number: ED256739
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Professional Development Handbook.
Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise.
The Idaho State Department of Education has mandated a professional growth requirement for all certified educators and requires school districts to develop and implement a professional development plan. This handbook is designed to assist in the implementation of these requirements. The following topics are addressed: (1) professional development, as defined from a continuum perspective highlighting different stages of professional growth; (2) professional growth requirements for recertification; (3) the roles of the state department of education, the school district, institutions of higher education, professional associations, and the individual in professional development; (4) guidelines for credit for equivalent inservice training for recertification; (5) steps to be followed in developing and implementing a district professional development plan; (6) a sample district professional development plan; and (7) professional development standards for approval and accreditation. (JD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise.
Identifiers - Location: Idaho