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Characteristics of Effective PD
Directly Connected to Classroom Practices 2:45
Personalized for Individual Learners 2:00
Reflects Best Practices 2:29
Benefits of Personalized PD
Benefits to Teachers 2:07
Benefits to Students 1:58
Creating a Personalized PD Plan
Identifying Strength and Growth Areas 2:43
Where to Look for Quality Personalized PD 2:11
Individual vs Whole Group PD 2:36
Crafting a Small Group PD Plan 3:40
Assessing a Personalized PD Plan
Documenting Learning 3:36
Assessing Outcomes 1:19
Strategies for Leaders
How to Ask for PD 2:59
Maintaining Positive Relationships 3:58
Juggling Multiple Plans 2:42
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
2 PD Hours
1 Identify the benefits of personalized professional development for you and your colleagues.
2 Understand how to develop a personalized professional development plan.
3 Explore ways to assess professional development.
As an art teacher, finding quality professional development is often a daunting task. There are many places to find professional development, but vetting quality options takes time. The problem compounds when you’re asked to find PD for a group. Whether you’re an art teacher looking to beef up the quality of your own PD or an arts administrator looking to find PD for your team, this PRO Pack is for you! Arts administrator Nick Gehl will walk you through everything you need to know about finding personalized PD that will directly affect students in the classroom.
13. Professional Practice
A. Demonstrates reflective practice
14. Professional Learning
A. Values and participates in professional development opportunities
B. Develops professional goals and a personalized professional development plan to meet those goals
C. Values sharing learning with others
High School Art Administrator and PRO Facilitator
Nick Gehl is currently the Department Chair of Fine Arts at Evanston Township High School in Illinois. He is interested in enhancing the student experience, staff development, and leadership in the arts. He holds a bachelors degree in Art Education and masters degree in Educational Leadership.