Seven Standards for Professional Development
 
OAR 584-090-0110   Standards for Professional Learning
 
These professional development standards are aligned with the national standards developed and adopted by Learning Forward in 2011.
 
(1) Learning Communities: Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students occurs within learning communities committed to continuous improvement, collective responsibility, and goal alignment. 

(2) Leadership: Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students requires skillful leaders who: develop capacity, advocate and create support systems for professional learning. 

(3) Resources: Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students requires prioritizing, monitoring, and coordinating resources for educator learning. 

(4) Data: Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students uses a variety of sources and types of student, educator, and system data to plan, assess, and evaluate professional learning. 

(5) Learning Designs: Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students integrates theories, research, and models of human learning to achieve its intended outcomes. 

(6) Implementation: Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students applies research on change and sustains support for implementation of professional learning for long term change. 

(7) Outcomes: Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students aligns its outcomes with educator performance and student curriculum standards.