What are the pros and cons of individualized vs. school-based vs. district-wide professional development?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 17, 2018, 4:33 am ad1c9bdddf
Some differences that are apparent between individualized and district-wide professional development exist, but both seek to ensure quality professional development for all if their employees. Individualized plans are created on a school-by-school basis with comprehensive programs implemented by these individual schools. These plans are characterized by development plans that include in the developmental process teachers who work collectively to create a plan that is driven by data regarding the needs facing the individual schools (WWW2, 2012).
These individual plans align all of the activities such as training, seminars, and workshops with the instructional focus posited by the teachers while pooling their available ...
Discusses individualized/school-based, and district wide professional development.
Effective Childcare Program
* Reflect on each age group as it pertains to effective child care programs(Infant/Toddler, Preschool, or School Age). Evaluate the options for child care for each group and the kinds of programs that would appeal to parents. List the important issues related to quality care for each group.
* Conduct an internet search to learn about one of the important organizations (National Association for the Education of Young Children, National Association of Family Child Care, Center for the Child Care Work Force, Children's Defense Fund, National Association of Research and Referral Agency,) concerned with quality child care, Write a paragraph summarizing how the agency supports the needs of young children.
* How could you relay this perspective to parents?