Job-Embedded Professional Development: What It Is, Who Is Responsible, and How to Get It Done Well

Resource Type
Article/Books
Resource Category
Professional Knowledge
Author
Andrew Croft, Jane G. Coggshall, Ph.D., Megan Dolan, Ed.D., Elizabeth Powers, and Joellen Killion
Description

Job-embedded professional development (JEPD) refers to teacher learning that is grounded in day-to-day teaching practice and is designed to enhance teachers’ content-specific instructional practices with the intent of improving student learning (Darling-Hammond & McLaughlin, 1995; Hirsh, 2009).

April, 2010