Evaluation of Educator Professional Development Programs Implemented at the Regional and Local Levels Final Report

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Authors: Nance Bell, Melissa Dodson, Applied Research Solutions, Academic Information Management, Gibson Consulting

Price: Available free online
• Published: 2006    • 159 pages   

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SEDL, Gibson Consulting, Academic Information Management, Inc., and two other firms evaluated the statewide teacher training activities funded through the Texas Student Success Initiative, which encompassed the Texas Reading, Mathematics, and Science Teacher Academies. SEDL conducted a literature review of best practices in professional development; expert reviews of academy training materials and resources; and surveys to ascertain how teachers perceived the training and if they were implementing the strategies in the classroom.