Professional Development

Massachusetts PD Case Studies

Lexington Public Schools

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Executive Summary
  • Aligning PD to District, School, and Educator Goals: High quality PD is aligned with school and district goals for student learning, as well as educator S.M.A.R.T. goals

  • Equity Focus: PD is an integral aspect of Lexington schools' work to close achievement gaps and ensure high achievement for all students

  • Leveraging Expertise from Within: Of over 60 course offerings in LPS each year, approximately half are proposed, designed, and taught by LPS staff

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Instilling a Growth Mindset
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Labor and Management Collaborating for Change
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Empowering Teachers To Choose Their Own Path Toward Growth
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Using Data To Plan Professional Development
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Assessing Professional Development

Relevant PD documents:

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LPS Course Assessment Template
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LPS Sample Course Proposal
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LPS Call for Course Proposal

 
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