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Exhibit 3.1.1 (continued) Staff Development Documents Reviewed Clover Park School District 2000-2001 Document Memos to Math Leadership Cadre and Elementary Principals Investigations Professional Development Opportunities for Elementary and

Date November, 2000

Middle School Teachers Yearlong Writing Institute District Writing Cadre Memos Year Long Institute on Reading Brochure Four Block Training Brochure

Undated 1998-00 1998-99 1999-2000 August 28-31, 2000

The Why Files, Volume 2, Issue 22 – Learning Improvement Days

October, 1999

Memos Regarding Learning Improvement Days Learning Improvement Days School Plans Class Size Reduction Grant Workshops Memos

1999 1999-2000 1999-2000

Minigrant Proposal for Professional Leadership Program for Principals The Why Files, Volume 2, Issue 13 - Elementary Principal Preparation Academy

Undated March, 1999

Non-Instructional Staff Development Memos Collective Bargaining Agreement

2000 1999-2002

The auditors found that a comprehensive, long-range staff development plan is not in place. Extensive staff development opportunities are available to certified staff, but activities are not designed and evaluated to have long-term impact on teacher behavior and student achievement.

The audit uses 18 criteria for assessing the effectiveness of staff development auditors examined the Clover Park School District’s staff development program characteristics. Exhibit 3.1.2 presents the audit criteria and auditors’ assessment.

programs. relative to

The these

Exhibit 3.1.2 Characteristics of a Comprehensive Staff Development Program and Auditors’ Assessment of District Approach Clover Park School District 2000-2001

1. 2.

Characteristic Has policy directing staff development efforts. Has a current plan which provides a framework for integrating innovations related to mission. Has a staff development mission in place. Is built using a long-range planning approach. Fosters a norm of continuous improvement and a learning community. Provides for organizational, unit, and individual development in a

3. 4. 5. 6.

7. 8. 9.

systemic manner. Is for all employees. Expects each supervisor to be a staff developer of staff. Focuses on organizational change - staff development efforts are aligned

with district goals. 10. Is based on a careful analysis of data and is data-driven. 11. Focuses on proven research-based approaches that have shown to increase

X

X

productivity. 12. Provides for three phases of the change process: initiation,

X

implementation, and institutionalization.

X

Auditors’ Rating Adequate Inadequate X

X X X

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X X X

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