PD and the NC Professional Teaching Standards

How does professional development relate to the NC Professional Teaching Standards?

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  • helps teachers grow in their ability to lead within and outside their classrooms and to be more effective student advocates (Standard 1);
  • supports teachers’ ability to embrace diversity in their classrooms and communities, meet the individual needs of diverse learners, and collaborate with diverse families (Standard 2);
  • helps teachers stay sharp and current in their content knowledge (Standard 3) and pedagogy (Standard 4);
  • is an essential component of teachers’ cycles of reflection and growth (Standard 5).

View the NC Professional Teaching Standards document

What are the benefits of engaging in professional development?

Learn more about how professional development benefits you as a professional educator.

How does professional development relate to teacher licensure in North Carolina?

Learn more about the NC Department of Public Instruction professional development requirements.