Answer questions as they relate to you. For most answers, check the boxes most applicable to you or fill in the blanks.
Work Location Number
Which of the following best describes the level at which you are currently employed to teach? (Select only one)
Primary Level (Grades K-2)
Intermediate Level (Grades 3-6)
Middle Level (Grades 5-8)
Secondary Level (Grades 9-12)
Student Services Personnel
Are you currently teaching in-field (i.e., teaching subjects that are currently certified to teach)?
If you answered "No" to question 5, then you are teaching out-of-field. In what area(s) are you out of field?
I can benefit from additional staff development opportunities addressing effective instructional strategies and teaching methods in the following areas:
(Select all that apply.)
I can benefit from additional staff development opportunities:
Addressing the instructional needs of students who are gifted and talented
Teaching and addressing the needs of students with special needs and/or disabilities
Identifying early and appropriate interventions to help students with different learning styles
Teaching (and addressing the needs of) limited English proficient students
Effective methods for improving student behavior in the classroom
Strategies for involving families in their child's education
Understanding and using data and assessments to improve classroom practice and student learning
The effective use and application of action research to classroom instruction
The effective use of technological resources to improve teaching practice and student learning
Of the following areas of professional development, which issue(s) is/are your top personal priority(ies) for improvement over the next year?
Special Education - Students with disabilities
Special Education - Academically Gifted students
Limited English Proficiency
Closing the Achievement Gap
Your content area
Student Progress Monitoring
Classroom Management Techniques
I am interested in pursuing add-on certification in one or more of the following areas:
English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) endorsement
Reading endorsement (REESOL)
If you chose "Other" to question 10, please specify.
Which of the following technologies were utilized during training in which you have participated?
Are you involved in a learning community or action research at your school site?
Have you participated in staff development activities during 2005 - 2006?
If you chose "NO" to question 14, please indicate why you did not participate in staff development.
The materials and resources provided in the staff development activities attended in 2005-2006 were appropriate. (Select only one)
Not applicable/Unable to respond
The training content was relevant to my current teaching assignment. (Select only one)
The training enhanced my ability to teach the content area(s) addressed. (select only one)
I am applying the strategies and content presented in the training with my students. (select only one)
I prefer to participate in staff development that is: (select only one)
Scheduled on a release-time basis, with coverage provided
Scheduled on Saturday
Scheduled after regular work hours and/or on week-nights
Scheduled during times when school is not in session
The MOST effective professional development course/activity that I participated in during 2005-2006 was: (be specific and list name of course/activity)
Why was the course/activity identified in question 21 the most effective professional development in which you participated?
The LEAST effective professional development course/activity that I participated in during 2005-2006 was: (be specific and list the name of activity).
Why was the course/activity identified in question 23 ineffective?
The most important improvement to the PD Menu and Registration System would be the addition of:
Have you participated in any follow-up associated with a staff development activity during 2005-2006?
What type of follow-up activities have you participated in?
I prefer professional development:
Informal study groups or learning communities
Traditional face to face
Through college work
What services would you like to see delivered from the Teacher Education Center?
Please rank the following topics identifying those that will most benefit you in your current assignment (with 5 being the most needed).
Content - Subject Matter
Effective Teaching Practices
Infusion of Technology into Teaching
Using Data to Drive Instruction
Group Dynamics: Working in Teams
Teachers as Leaders
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