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Professional development in USD #232 is a top priority. Please use the buttons on the left to answer many of the questions you may have about the professional development program. Many staff members find the FAQs page especially helpful.
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Research shows that teacher effectiveness is the single most important school-based factor in student success. Students who have highly effective teachers for three years in a row will score 50 percentile points higher on achievement tests than students who have less effective teachers. A research synthesis breaks down teacher effectiveness into five points:
-Laura Varlas in ASCD's InfoBrief, September, 2009