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Professional Development

In order to help our students achieve success, we value professional development for our staff.  Professional development provides opportunities for staff members to demonstrate a growth mindset, and learn more about effective instructional strategies, technology integration, and curriculum design.

Professional development generally refers to ongoing learning opportunities available to teachers and other education personnel through their schools and districts. Effective professional development is often seen as vital to school success and teacher satisfaction, but it has also been criticized for its cost, often vaguely determined goals, and for the lack of data on resulting teacher and school improvement that characterizes many efforts.

Teachers of C-I Schools can obtain re-licensure clock hours by completing self-paced courses in the C-I Schools Schoology LMS.  For further directions, please visit the C-I Schools PD Resources page under "Instructional Resources". 

During in-service days, teachers are provided with many different opportunities for growth. The C-I School District has chosen the following professional learning themes for the 2022-2025 cycle:

Brenda Damiani

Brenda Damiani

Assistant Superintendent of Teaching & Learning
Cambridge-Isanti Schools