Building Professional Development Explain the importance of building professional development capacity.
The essay should include….
1. An explanation of professional development capacity and its goals
2. An explanation of job-embedded professional development as it relates to professional development capacity.
3. An area of need in your local school community that may require sustained professional learning and capacity building. Provide evidence that the need exists.
4. Models or strategies you could use to build professional development capacity and job-embedded professional development into a school to support this area of need. When teachers have the tools and knowledge they need to improve, schools flourish, leaders meet their missions, teachers become more effective, and students thrive. Leadership teams can make this happen.