Teacher Professional Development in Kansas


Kansas Professional Development Website
http://www.ksde. org/Default. aspx?tabid= 1892

Contents of Website Include:
• Overview (KS PD Guide 6-29-07.pdf)
• Presentation
• Complete document, parts 1, 2, 3
• Kansas Professional Development Program Regulations

Table of Contents for Kansas Professional Development Overview document
• Kansas Professional Education Standards
• NSDC Standards for Staff Development
• How to Use the Kansas Staff Development Rubric for District/School Assessment
• Kansas Staff Development Rubric for District/School Assessment
• Matrix Showing the Components of the Results-Based Staff Development Process
• The Relationship Between School, District & Individual Staff Development Planning
• Leadership
• Needs Assessment
• Goals
• Staff Development Strategies

Kansas Professional Development Program Regulation:
91-1-206 Professional development plans for license renewal

(a) Any person filing a professional development plan with a local professional development council for licensure renewal purposes under S.B.R. 91-1-205 shall develop a plan that includes activities in one or more of the following areas:
(1) Content endorsement standards as adopted by the state board;
(2) professional education standards as adopted by the state board; or
(3) service to the profession.

(b) Each person who is employed by or who works or resides within any Kansas unified school district shall be eligible to file a professional development plan with that district's local professional development council for licensure renewal purposes.

(c) Each individual submitting a professional development plan shall ensure that the plan meets the following conditions:
(1) The plan results from cooperative planning with a designated supervisor.
(2) The plan is signed by the individual submitting the plan and by the individual's supervisor, if the supervisor agrees with the plan.
(3) The plan is reviewed and approved by the local professional development council.
(d) If a person is unable to attain approval of an individual development plan through a local professional development council, the person may appeal to the licensure review committee for a review of the proposed individual development plan.

(Authorized by and implementing Article 6, Section 2(a) of the Kansas Constitution; effective July 1, 2003; amended July 1, 2003; amended Jan. 2, 2004.)

Contact
Kathy Boyer
Phone: 785.296.7945
Email: kboyer@ksde. org