Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) December 05, 2012
School Improvement Network, the leader in professional development for teachers and teacher effectiveness resources, today announces that PD 360 was chosen by administrators nationwide as a winner of District Administration Magazine’s Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products for 2012.
“We are honored to have been voted by educators as one of the most valuable resources in education in schools and districts across the country,” said School Improvement Network CEO and President Chet Linton. “PD 360 is helping thousands of educators across the nation by providing them with personalized, professional development for teachers, and connecting them to a network of over 900,000 educators nationwide.”
Winners were chosen from over 1,000 nominations submitted by K-12 administrators across the country. Each nomination required a testimonial from a school administrator showing the impact the product made for students and staff. Winning products were selected based the on quantity and quality of nominations, and include a myriad of software and hardware products that do everything from increase reading comprehension to provide professional development for teachers.
“By the end, the editors at [District Administration] are confident the final Top 100 products are the best of the best,” the article said.
School Improvement Network’s PD 360 gives research-based, on-demand professional development for teachers through an ever-growing library of over 2,000 video segments on 125 educational topics with nationally renowned education experts. PD 360 is also home to the world’s largest online professional learning community with nearly a million verified educators. PD 360 has earned numerous awards, and independent research studies have shown PD 360 increases student achievement by as much as 30 percent in a single school year.
About School Improvement Network
Founded in 1991 by teachers, School Improvement Network has spent decades researching and documenting the best practices in education. From this research, School Improvement Network has developed an integrated system for educator effectiveness. The company’s system outlines a step-by-step process to give the best possible professional development for teachers, improve teacher practice, and arm educators with a set of powerful tools that can be used to complete each step. Research shows that districts and schools that use the tools in School Improvement Network’s integrated system for educator effectiveness produce better teachers, and as a result experience dramatic increases in student achievement, driving up student test scores by as much as 30 percent in a single year. School Improvement Network works with thousands of schools and districts in every state and around the world and has visited over 3,500 classrooms to document best practices in action. Learn more at http://www.schoolimprovement.com.
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