SALT LAKE CITY (PRWEB) August 29, 2013
School Improvement Network, the leader in professional development for teachers and educator effectiveness resources, today announced the release of a new segment showing the enhanced functionalities of PD 360’s My Portfolio tool, a tool which enables more personalized professional development for teachers through providing usage reports, storing completed observations and coursework, and uploading files, lesson plans, student work and other educational resources.
“Providing meaningful and personal professional development for teachers is absolutely essential to helping every educator become effective and every student become college and career ready,” said Chet Linton, CEO and president of School Improvement Network. “The My Portfolio tool helps educators take ownership of their professional development and progress in a way that empowers them, while giving them access to the resources they need to overcome their unique challenges.”
PD 360 is the most widely used online solution for providing professional development for teachers in the US. It offers the largest library of expert-produced training videos, powerful support tools and resources and an online professional learning community of nearly one million educators.
About School Improvement Network
Founded in 1991 by teachers, School Improvement Network has spent decades researching and documenting the best practices in education and professional development for teachers. From this research, School Improvement Network has developed the Educator Effectiveness System. This system delivers a process to improve teacher practice and gives educators a set of powerful tools to drive the process. Research shows that districts and schools that use the tools in the Educator Effectiveness System produce better teachers and, as a result, experience dramatic increases in student achievement, driving up student proficiency by an average of 19 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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