Professional Development

Professional development for teachers, administrators, and other education personnel is the backbone of improved learning for students. PSA's evaluation and research studies in professional development seek to find out what promotes educators' professional growth. It builds educators' capacity to design, implement, and evaluate programs to improve teacher quality.

Release DateTitle
Studies In Progress
In ProgressEvaluation of Walden University Masters of Education
In ProgressEvaluation of the DC CYITC Certificate Program for Youth Workers
In ProgressSTEM Teacher Leader Program Analysis and Support
In ProgressStudy of Teach For America Corps Members and Alumni in Florida
Completed Studies
Evaluation of the Center for After-School Excellence
Support to the Maryland Teacher Professional Development Advisory Council
Establishing Common Ground: A Report of the External Evaluation of the Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Study of Successful Professional Development Programs
Support for a Systems Approach to High-Quality Teacher Professional Development (Maryland)
Evaluation of the Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership
A Comprehensive Review of Professional Development in South Carolina
Hard Work at a Fast Pace: A Study of San Antonio's Instructional Coordinators
Strategies for Improving Professional Development: A Guide for School Districts