The purpose of the Washakie County School District #2 professional development is to improve the quality of teaching and learning, and to directly link our efforts to putting students foremost, ensuring a high bar of professionalism, utilizing instructional technology, sharing research based best practices, and cooperative decision-making. Professional development is targeted on a schoolwide level as well as on individual basis. Our professional development is purposely created to build skills and the promotion of student learning on a continuous basis. We believe that sound and practical professional development programs are positive links to establishing effective instructional practices that will enhance the knowledge of curriculum content, design and delivery.
These principles focus our school district’s attention and resources on professional development strategies for improving student learning and achievement. In addition, there are a variety of conditions that are necessary when implementing effective professional development programs. As such, professional development in Washakie County School District #2: ·