The Changing Face of PD

Jennifer Owen 2015

"When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change."

~Dr. Wayne Dyer

The Before

Who Needs PD?

PD Meant

  • One person to organize
  • No clear vision
  • Not required
  • Subliminal message = not important

The Discussion

The Vision

The Future

  • Collaboration, Communication, Connection
  • PD Coordinator, Tech Integrationist, Media Specialist, Director of Curriculum
  • Money is there - let's use it!
  • Vision based on needs of faculty
  • Chats, lunch sessions, demo slams, Twitter chats, choice on professional development days, online webinars, conferences, edcamps,
  • Evolving mentor program
  • Modules based on core values
  • Learning Badges
  • Appreciation