ERIC Number: ED408288
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Statewide Plan for Professional Development: Progress Report on Year One Fiscal Year 1994 (January 1-June 30, 1994) and Plan for Year Two Fiscal Year 1995 (July 1, 1994-June 30, 1995).
Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston.
The progress report on implementation of the 1993-1994 Massachusetts plan for professional development covers four goals: (1) work with members of the educational community to establish state professional development priorities and identify resources; (2) assist school districts to create coherence among state, district, school, and individual professional development plans; (3) link professional development and recertification; and (4) link school districts and individuals with higher education, private service providers, and other resources for professional development. Activities connected with these objectives will be continued in Fiscal Year 1995. The Fiscal Year 1995 priority goals are: (1) design, implement, and support a vision and long-range plan for a statewide professional development service delivery system; (2) assist school districts to promote coherence among individual and organizational professional development plans and activities; (3) assist and support professional development for specific purposes; and (4) gather and disseminate information on professional development issues, policies, programs, practices, and resources. Next steps and timelines for implementing the goals, objectives, and activities of the plan are included. Two attachments provide: a list of professional development information available through the Department of Education; and a summary of 1994-95 State professional development priority goals, objectives/activities, and timelines. (ND)
Descriptors: Educational Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Professional Development, Program Evaluation, Public School Teachers, School Districts, State Programs, Statewide Planning, Teacher Certification, Teacher Improvement
Massachusetts Department of Education, 350 Main Street, Malden, MA 02148-5023.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston.
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts