THE 4 PILLARS OF EFFECTIVE ONLINE PD

August 20, 2020

Schools face an array of challenges and opportunities, especially considering the diverse needs of students and educators. To meet those opportunities, more administrators are looking for ways to personalize professional development (PD) and support teachers in a lasting, meaningful way. There are four distinct attributes that ensure PD efforts are as successful as possible: the professional learning is personalized, job embedded, both ongoing and sustainable, and tied to evaluations.

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Baylor College of Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine is a health sciences university that creates knowledge and applies science and discoveries to further education, healthcare and community service locally and globally. Located in the Texas Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine has affiliations with eight teaching hospitals, each known for medical excellence. The college has total research support of over $400 million annually, and more than 90 research and patient-care centers and units. Currently, Baylor College of Medicine trains more than 3,000 medical, graduate, nurse anesthesia, physician assistant, orthotics and prosthetics and genetic counseling students, as well as residents and post-doctoral fellows.

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Baylor College of Medicine

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