Published Online: October 12, 2007
Published in Print: October 25, 2007, as Databank


Statistical snapshots of current trends and practices in professional development.

Modes of Professional Development Delivery

New Media

While almost all schools offer professional development in traditional, face-to-face setttings, the use of electronic media to deliver training rose dramatically from 2005 to 2006.

SOURCE: Market Data Retrieval

Working Together

Many teachers also reported acquiring professional development through collaborative and reflective activities outside traditional training settings.

SOURCE: EPE Research Center analysis of U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey, Public Teacher Questionnaire, 2003-04.

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Vol. 01, Issue 01, Pages 30,32-35

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