Rockwood School District believes that comprehensive, ongoing professional development is central to school improvement and student success. To that end, Rockwood School District Professional Learning promotes continuous professional growth in a supportive environment by enhancing the knowledge and skills of all staff, with the expectation that doing so will also raise the levels of student performance.
Professional Learning Goals
In alignment with the Learning Forward Standards for Professional Learning and Teacher Leader Model Standards, Rockwood School District professional learning:
Fosters a Collaborative Culture to Support Learning
Accesses and Uses Research to Improve Practice and Learning
Promotes Professional Learning to Improve Student Learning
Uses Assessments and Data to Improve Learning
Improves Collaboration with Families and Community
Advocates for Teachers and Student Learning
The Rockwood School District is committed to Learning Forward's goal:
"Every educator engages in effective professional learning every day so every student achieves."