Teacher Quality: From Policy to Practice

by: Joyce Tugel

The No Child Left Behind act requires schools to have “qualified teachers” in every classroom by the 2005-2006 school year. This mandate has made professional development a priority. This article defines quality professional development, describes the six categories of professional development, and provides examples of outstanding programs.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 2/1/2004Stock # sc04_041_05_22Volume 041Issue 05

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