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Beverly Hills USD |  BP  4331  Personnel

Staff Development   

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The Board of Education recognizes that professional development opportunities enhance employee effectiveness and contribute to personal growth. Staff development for management, supervisory and confidential personnel shall be designed to build leadership skills and overall management efficiency.

The Superintendent or designee shall develop a plan for administrator support and development activities which is based on a systematic assessment of unmet needs of district students and staff and which is tied to the district's vision and goals. The Board desires that all administrators share in planning activities which are pertinent to their specific areas of responsibility.

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Activities may include but not be limited to professional education conferences; courses in institutions of higher education; workshops offered by the district, county office of education or state; small-group activities; self-directed learning; observation of other schools; and follow-up activities that help staff implement newly acquired skills.

Travel Expenses

Within budget parameters, the Superintendent or designee may approve participation in activities which will benefit individual administrators and enhance their contributions to the district.

Accountability

The Superintendent or designee shall provide a means for continual evaluation of the benefit of these activities to staff and students, including evaluation by participating administrators.

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

44510-44517 Principal training program

44681-44689.2 Administrator training and evaluation

60119 Instructional materials funds

Management Resources:

CDE PUBLICATIONS

California Professional Standards for Educational Leaders, 2001

WEB SITES

CTC: http://www.ctc.ca.gov

CDE: http://www.cde.ca.gov

Association of California School Administrators: http://www.acsa.org

California School Leadership Academy: http://www.csla.org

Policy BEVERLY HILLS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: March 10, 2009 Beverly Hills, California