Professional Learning

  • Pleasant Grove ISD is a learning organization committed to promoting continuous professional development and growth for every staff member. We believe the key to our students' success is to build capacity throughout the district and work collectively as a community of learners focused on student success. Professional development and growth comes through thoughtful, reflective and intentional learning experiences that are job-embedded, collaborative, and timely.

     

    Learning Forward Standards for Professional Learning

    Pleasant Grove ISD uses the Learning Forward Standards for Professsional Learning as a framework for designing effective professional learning experiences that increase educator effectiveness and improve learning outcomes for all students.

    Learning Communities: Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students occurs within learning communities committed to continuous improvement, collective responsibility, and goal alignment.

    Resources: Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students requires prioritizing, monitoring, and coordinating resources for educator learning.

    Learning Designs: Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students integrates theories, research, and models of human learning to achieve its intended outcomes.

    Outcomes: Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students aligns its outcomes with educator performance and student curriculum standards.

    Leadership: Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students requires skillful leaders who develop capacity, advocate, and create support systems for professional learning.

    Data: Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students uses a variety of sources and types of student, educator, and system data to plan, assess, and evaluate professional learning.

    Implementation: Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students applies research on change and sustains support for implementation of professional learning for long term change.

    Professional Learning Resources