PC 205

Assessing Impact: Design Evaluations for High-Impact Professional Learning Programs


With increasing accountability pressure for evidence-based strategies and ever-tightening budgets, district and school leaders want to make sure that their investments of time, effort, and resources in professional learning result in educator effectiveness and student achievement. In this session participants will initiate a step-by-step process for evaluating professional learning that provides critical data for ongoing improvement in and increasing results from educator learning programs. In addition, they will gain understanding of the critical role of evaluation in bolstering the effectiveness of professional learning and retaining stakeholder support for continuous educator development. Participants will leave empowered to produce more powerful, data-driven professional learning programs that benefit students and educators.