Professional Learning

Department Contact:

Shannon Terry

Director

(682) 867-7504
sterry@aisd.net

The Professional Learning Department promotes the success of all students by facilitating the development, articulation, implementation, and stewardship of a vision of professional learning that is shared and supported by the school community.  As a branch of Academic Services, the department is responsible for the design, development and implementation of a coherent professional learning and support system:

  • rooted in student and educator needs;
  • focused on content and pedagogy;
  • designed to ensure equitable access, opportunities, and outcomes for all students;
  • ongoing, intensive and embedded in practice;
  • collaborative, with an emphasis on shared accountability;
  • supported by adequate resources; and
  • coherent and aligned with other standards, policies, and programs.

Together with district, campus and community stakeholders, the department provides professional learning aligned to research and evidence-based practices, the District strategic plan, and nationally-recognized Standards for Professional Learning.

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T-TESS is the Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System. It is a new teacher evaluation system for the state of Texas designed to support teachers in their professional development and help them grow and improve as educators.

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