Your Professional Development

  • Join your local association/TSTA/NEA and take advantage of the many professional development opportunities available to you.
  • Reflect on your practices and behaviors as a part of professional development.
  • Use resources to identify meaningful professional development.
  • Continue learning about the subject you teach and how to teach. Stay current in practices and content.
  • Mentor and learn from a new teacher.
  • Learn as much about technology as possible as it has a profound impact on how students learn.
  • Subscribe to professional journals.
  • Participate in professional learning communities.
  • Build professional relationships with the larger education community: other teachers, education support professionals, professional support staff, school board members, other elected officials, and administrators.
  • Accept mentoring and be a mentor!
  • Keep a journal about your classroom and review it regularly.

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