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


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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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