What is Comprehensive Professional Learning?
A comprehensive professional learning plan includes a number of components that support superintendents’ and system education leaders’ professional practice:
|Comprehensive Professional Learning Components:||
CASS Comprehensive Professional Learning Practices:
|Outcome for professional learning||CASS Outcome:
Deepening the understanding and applying the learning to support implementation of professional practice.
|Plan for implementation and professional learning||CASS examples: https://cass.ab.ca/planning-for-implementation/
CASS Implementation Plan
|Professional learning opportunities that enhance professional practice, meet the individual’s and group’s needs, and are based on the provincial context||CASS professional learning opportunities are coherent with:
|Diverse approaches for professional learning based on effective design principles
||CASS Learning opportunities include conferences, one- day workshops, online sessions, online resources, print materials, communities of practice through Role Alike opportunities and access for CASS members to a private portal with additional tools and resources.
|Ongoing assessment and evaluation of the learning activities||Informal (members conversations) and formal (conference/workshop surveys) determine direction for future learning opportunities.|
Influenced and informed by “A Guide to Comprehensive Professional Development Planning”, “A Guide to Support Implementation: Essential Conditions” and “Learning Forward: Comprehensive Professional Learning System”