Arizona - Educator Professional Growth and Development: Professional Development

Professional Development
Policy Type: 

Arizona follows the Learning Forward standards of learning communities, leadership, resources, data, learning designs, implementation, and outcomes.


The purpose of this policy is to achieve coherence and consistency of Arizona Department of Education (ADE) activities and services to enhance the professional learning of Pre-K –Adult Education educators. (Educator when used herein refers to members of the education workforce who are employed to provide direct or indirect services to students that contribute to their learning, which includes teachers as well as leaders and support staff.) The foundation of coherence and consistency is a common definition of professional learning that is illuminated by standards.

Adopting Authority: 
State Department of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
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