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Dr. Lloyd Sain Director Beth Clifford Renee Dawson Marion Woods Coordinators Sharon Kiilsgaard Secretary. Professional Development Department. Orientation to Professional Development: ADE Regulations and LRSD Guidelines. Purposes for Professional Development.
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Professional Development DepartmentOrientation to Professional Development: ADE Regulations and LRSD Guidelines
Professional development is a coordinated set of planned learning activities that are
Building a Collaborative Learning Community
All approved professional development shall be based on the improvement of student achievement on state assessment and increasing student achievement and academic performance.
ADE RegulationsProfessional Development Focus Areas
Data Dis-aggregationAdditional Focus Areas for Administrators
Forms are available on the PD web page.
These hours are earned at the beginning of each school year (August 17-18) where teachers use the time to plan and prepare curriculum or develop instructional materials. The principal MUST approve the activity.Act 1185 of 2005
Analyzing student data
Professional book studies
Developing student-centered units/lessons tied to standards
Developing interventions strategies
Revising curriculum maps
Professional Growth Plan ActivitiesSome Approved Activities for Act 1185 & General PD Activities
Teacher is one who holds a standard teaching license.
0 – 29 hours Below Basic
30- 59 hours Basic
60 -74 hours Proficient
75+ hours Distinguished
Hours must include the specific areas as listed in the previous slide.
Effective 2007-08, Little Rock School District will observe June 1st thru May 31st as the cycle for reporting PD hours.Cycle for Reporting PD Hours Yearly: A New Change
Hours for this year will be reported from July 1, 2006 thru May 31, 2007.
Please note this change.
Aligns better with PTAS and the PN Agreement May 15th deadline for completion of evaluations.
PD and coursework done in the summer will count toward the next school year.WHY the Reporting Cycle Change?
Adult basic education
General adult education
GED text examiners
Pursuant to Act 2007 of 2005, these part-time employees shall be required to obtain thirty (30) hours of professional development.
All other certified employees must earn 60 hours.Part-Time Employees and Professional Development
Salary credit for PD is designed
LRSD Roster/Sign-in sheet
Out-of District Reporting Form
Pre-Approved Salary Credit Form
Act 1185 of 2005 Form
All of these forms are found on the Professional Development page under a link called “Forms.”