Personalizing Professional Growth: Staff Development That Works by Bernadette Marczely | 9780803964334 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Personalizing Professional Growth: Staff Development That Works

Personalizing Professional Growth: Staff Development That Works

by Bernadette Marczely
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803964331

ISBN-13: 9780803964334

Pub. Date: 05/20/1996

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Learn how to recognize teachers' abilities and incorporate them into your staff development plans. Marczely brings her firsthand experience in staff development to help you produce meaningful, positive changes in your teacher education or staff development programs.

Get rid of the "one size fits all" approach and you'll start to see real signs of development and

Overview

Learn how to recognize teachers' abilities and incorporate them into your staff development plans. Marczely brings her firsthand experience in staff development to help you produce meaningful, positive changes in your teacher education or staff development programs.

Get rid of the "one size fits all" approach and you'll start to see real signs of development and improvement in your school staff. Encourage your teachers to find their own ways to continually improve skills and knowledge. You can personalize the nine field-tested models for your own staff development programs to direct your teachers in attaining their maximum professional potential.

Here are the profile diagrams, planning forms, and detailed research to help you begin implementing these innovative ideas in your school. Your teachers, your students, and their parents will thank you.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803964334
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/20/1996
Series:
Designing Professional Development Series
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Prefacevii
About the Authorxi
1.Looking at Other Professions1
How Change Can Be Created
The Security Factor
2.Adult Learning and Effective Staff Development7
How Adults Learn
The Nexus Between School Improvement and Personal Growth
3.Instruction-Centered Staff Development12
Contractual Concerns
Teacher and Administrator Profile
The Method
Pros and Cons
Activities
4.Focused-Training Staff Development23
Planning for Training
Teacher and Administrator Profiles
A Planning Guide for Training
Pros and Cons
Activities
5.Focused-Research Staff Development37
The Method
Teacher and Administrator Profiles
Pros and Cons
Activities
6.Merit Pay Staff Development45
The Method
Teacher and Administrator Profiles
Pros and Cons
Activities
7.School Improvement Staff Development54
The Method
Teacher and Administrator Profiles
Pros and Cons
Activities
8.Internal Career Ladder Staff Development63
The Method
Teacher and Administrator Profiles
Pros and Cons
Activities
9.External Career Ladder Staff Development71
The Method
Teacher and Administrator Profiles
Pros and Cons
Activities
10.Self-Directed Staff Development80
The Method
Teacher and Administrator Profiles
Pros and Cons
Activities
11.A Combined Approach to Staff Development88
The Method
Pros and Cons
Activities
Conferencing for Personalized Professional Growth
12.Creating a Context for Personalized Professional Growth98
The Principal's Role
The Staff Developer's Role
The Superintendent's Role
The Union's Role
Monitoring Professional Growth
Summary
References118
Index126

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