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Professional Development: Learning from the Best



This toolkit takes the best practices of award-winning schools and organizes them into a step-by-step planner for designing and implementing professional development. It digs beneath the award criteria and tells us how award winners did it.

For example, we know that getting teachers involved in professional development design is one award criterion. This guide tells you specifically how award winners got teachers involved. It also will help you follow these important strategies:


Label Value
Subject A Toolkit for Schools and Districts Based on the National Awards Program for Model Professional Development
Author Hassel, E
Delivery Area
  • professional development
Participant Area
  • educator
  • administrator
  • school
Age Area
  • adult