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Establishing Time for Professional Learning
The major challenge with time is finding it. Current school-day schedules and school-year calendars are leaner now than ever because of budget reduction. States and districts have implemented furlough days to balance lean-and-mean budgets that show no sign of improving. Few are willing to take the leap toward reducing instructional ...
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Spotlight on Common Core for English Language Learners
Take a look at districts making the standards accessible to ELLs and see how teachers are preparing for instruction and assessment challenges....
Vermont-National Education Association will provide opportunities for effective, ongoing professional development and leadership training to fulfill the professional needs of its members to advance the quality of public school teaching.
Consistent with its historical commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, Vermont-NEA will be a leader in assisting its members in the achievement of exceptional and sustained professional development. The Association will create and advocate for professional programs that are results-driven and aligned with the Five Standards for Vermont Educators and Vermont's Framework of Standards and Learning. This link to high standards is vital to improving student achievement and building a culture in every school devoted to educator quality.
Vermont-NEA will actively seek the guidance and assessment of its members to ensure that its professional development programs are meaningful, are based on their needs, and employ strategies that attract and retain new members.