ERIC Number: ED542661
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Mar-20
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 23
Fight Like a Butterfly: Three Critical Elements for Taking the Sting out of Professional Development
Pourreau, Leslie; Shields, Kathy D.; Wright, Judy A.
This paper describes the need for developing, implementing and sustaining professional development (PD) designed to provide a network of coaching support for teachers, an element of independent online study and a collaborative network of peers. Leaders recognize the importance of school structure but need to further address the impact of professional development as a means of creating a culture of change and support for teacher leaders focused on student achievement and shared values.
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
Authoring Institution: N/A