ERIC Number: EJ626708
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Building School Capacity through Professional Development: Conceptual and Empirical Considerations.
King, M. Bruce; Newmann, Fred M.
International Journal of Educational Management, v15 n2 p86-93 2001
Presents a framework for the study of professional development and proposes that key factors that affect student achievement be conceptualized as school capacity. Makes the case that professional development be designed to enhance three dimensions of capacity: (1) staff knowledge, skills, and dispositions; (2) school professional community; and (3) coherent, focused, and sustained programs. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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