Evaluating and Assessing Professional Development (What is the evaluation…
Evaluating and Assessing Professional Development
Costs of PD
$4,000 per teacher
Measurement of success = CHANGE
Implementation of new teaching strategies
Subject matter standards
How to determine lasting change?
How does the leader know when transfer of a new practice has occurred?
How does the leader know whether or not student achievement has increased?
Duration of PD
Studying, reviewing, and analyzing data
Judges worth or merit of a program
Decides course of action
Levels of implementation
Change in beliefs and practices
What information to collect
How to gather it
How to use it
Staff Development Plan
Integrity, useful, valuable
Clearly defined goals and objectives
Theory for change
Collects relevant performance data
Produces results for students
Systematic collection of information to be used in decision making.
What is evaluated?
The delivery of PD
What educators learn
Whether and how educators apply learning
Whether and how students benefit
What is the evaluation for?
Elements of Change
Not a single event
Accomplished by individuals
Unique to needs
In terms of personal practice
Focused on people