Vermont - Educator Professional Growth and Development: Professional Development

Professional Development
Policy Type: 

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


The updated professional learning standards will support educators in adapting their practice in response to the evolving needs of their students. Educators engaged in professional learning will identify a need and then work to adjust their practice to meet student learning needs, increasing the likelihood of student achievement. Systemic support of this cycle of professional growth by using the standards to plan, facilitate, and evaluate professional learning in schools and districts further ensures that improved learning for educators will lead to improved
learning for students.

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