Job Embedded Professional Development

Collaborative Teams Professional Development Coaching / Support
Orono Schools value and recognize that professional development enhances the professional knowledge and skills of teachers so that they, in turn, improve the learning of students. Researchers are consistent in their recommendations that the best professional development is job-embedded. Professional development in Orono includes ongoing teacher collaboration through the work of Professional Learning Communities (PLCs), job-embedded support through literacy coaching and peer evaluation, and professional development activities that enhance knowledge of content and research-based instructional strategies.