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Beyond Teacher Quality


The best leaders are the ones that instill confidence and the ability to let classroom teachers develop their own Professional development given the resources and time to do it. In our New York Performance Standards Consortium ( 38 small schools in NY that have a waiver not to teach to the regents except the ELA) we have teacher led Professional development a number of times a year. These are all teacher designed and led. We look at student work and are constantly developing updating rubrics to agree upon for student assessments. Our schools are run collaboratively with some principals teaching courses.

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