SALT LAKE CITY (PRWEB) May 29, 2014
School Improvement Network, the leader in educator effectiveness resources, today announced the PD 360 website was named a winner of the 20th Annual Best Educational Software Awards (BESSIES) for best educator effectiveness system website. PD 360 won for its extensive educator resources that increase educator effectiveness and facilitate continued professional growth.
“As part of our cause of helping every student graduate from high school college and career ready, helping every educator become as effective as possible is fundamental to the mission of our organization,” said Chet D. Linton, CEO and president of School Improvement Network. “We are very pleased to have received this award and to have had the PD 360 website recognized for the valuable resources it offers to increase educator effectiveness and positively impact the hundreds and thousands of students they touch and influence in their career.”
The PD 360 website features an aggregation of award-winning resources to help educators continue their professional growth inside and outside the classroom. The website includes access to extensive Common Core resources, including lesson plans, video examples of successful Common Core implementation in real classrooms, and resources specific to each standard by grade level.
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 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 18 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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