OEA is committed to leading the way to establish OEA members as the driving force for high quality professional development. The federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) defines high quality professional development as activities that are integral to providing all educators with the knowledge and skills necessary to enable students to succeed in a well-rounded education.
High quality professional development is:
- Sustained over time, not one-day or short-term workshops or stand-alone opportunities (must be part of comprehensive plan to support educators);
- Intensive and collaborative;
- Job-embedded; and
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