Professional Development

Learning Forward/Missouri Staff Development Council

Learning Communities
Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students occurs within learning communities committed to continuous improvement, collective responsibility, and goal alignment.

Resources
Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students requires prioritizing, monitoring, and coordinating resources for educator learning.

Learning Designs
Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students integrates theories, research, and models of human learning to achieve its intended outcomes.

Outcomes
Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students aligns its outcomes with educator performance and student curriculum standards.

Leadership
Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students requires skillful leaders who develop capacity, advocate, and create support systems for professional learning.

Data
Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students uses a variety of sources and types of student, educator, and system data to plan, assess, and evaluate professional learning.

Implementation
Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students applies research on change and sustains support for implementation of professional learning for long term change.

Learning Forward/ Missouri Staff Development Council

Helpful Links

2021-2022 Professional
Development Committee

  • Andrew Marjamaa - President

  • Heather Smith - Secretary

  • Jessica Bach

  • Ashley Porting

  • Liz Craig

  • Shelby Smith

  • Laura Gholson

  • Alexis Miller

  • Shyla Barnett

  • Karen Pfingsten

  • Dr. Tim Roth