Teachers in most states need to earn a certain number of professional development credits in order to renew their licenses, but as Stephen Sawchuk explains in Ed Week’s Teacher magazine, what we have today is “a bewildering array of providers offering education credits” and nobody in charge of ensuring quality.
Michael Horn wrote for EdNext about a new way to think about professional development earlier this year.
Earlier Rick Hess wrote critically about professional development.
Robert Pondiscio wrote about the importance of connecting teacher professional development to the curriculum here.
— Education Next