Professional Learning in WCUUSD

This site has the most current information about all things related to professional learning for educators and staff within Washington Central Unified Union School District including:

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Among researchers in the field, there is widespread agreement on what constitutes effective professional learning to support and improve instruction. It is:

  • Aligned with students' learning needs and teachers' goals.

  • Connected to practice and other school and/or district initiatives.

  • Ongoing and job embedded with intensive collaboration and continuous, systematic evaluation of its effectiveness.

  • Focused on teaching and learning of specific academic content.

  • Active with engaging models and opportunities to practice.

(Archibald, Coggshall, Croft, & Goe, 2011; Darling-Hammond, Hyler, & Gardner, 2017; Labone, & Long, 2016; Loucks-Horsley et al., 2010).

Check out our district's current professional learning plan.