Using district resources, research professional development opportunities in your district. Discuss with a colleague or mentor teacher meaningful professional development opportunities he or she has attended and how the teaching team works together to stay current on teaching strategies and existing and emerging technologies.
Seek out instructional specialists at the school or district level that have insight into what professional development is available and how the topics are chosen. Discuss the process for creating a professional development plan at the school/district level with this individual.
Your discussion will inform your collaborative professional development plan due in this Topic.