Next Steps for Building Capacity for Continuous Academic and Professional Growth

Protocol for Next Steps

  • Establish an inclusive team that reflect all stakeholders in the organization

  • Evaluate learning needs at each level of the organization

  • Create a timeline for design, implementation and follow-up of professional development

  • Identify resources currently in place to support professional development and additional resource that are needed

  • Provide roles and responsibilities of team members

Guiding Questions

  • ‡What is our commitment to continuous improvement, shared leadership, collaboration and alignment with academic growth for all students?

  • How will we use SI information to develop capacity that advocates for the use of, and creates support systems for professional learning?

  • How do we prioritize, monitor, and coordinate resources for providing and supporting professional learning opportunities that lead to student growth?

  • Do the current professional development practices align with using multiple data sources to plan, assess, and evaluate effective professional learning practices?

  • How do we, as a district/charter, support curriculum, instruction, and assessment that integrates theories and practice based on current research that results in achieving its intended outcomes?

  • How will we, as a district/charter, design and support professional learning opportunities that are aligned with educator performance and student curriculum standards?

  • How will we communicate professional development offerings at all levels: central office, building administrators, classroom teachers, and instructional support staff?

  • How will we determine if professional development is effectively building teacher level capacity and positively impacting student learning outcomes?

  • What will be the structure for gathering, organizing, and evaluating district wide professional development to determine and/or modify future professional development?

Next Steps Support Document:

The digital resources included on this wiki have been helpful to some educators across the state. However, due to the rapidly changing digital environment, NCDPI does not represent nor endorse that these resources are the exclusive digital resources for the purposes outlined on this wiki.‍‍

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