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2012 Abstracts: Massachusetts

Grant/Contract #   H323A120013
Program Name      State Personnel Development Grants Program
Competition         State Personnel Development Grants
Title                     Massachusetts
 

Purpose: This project will support the development of tiered systems of supports that will improve outcomes for all students by expanding a system of professional development and developing model sites.

Method: Activities of this project include: (a) incorporating research highlighting the effectiveness of embedded professional development, consultation, technical assistance, modeling and coaching; (b) supporting the implementation and ongoing monitoring of best practices, including face-to-face and online training and technical assistance, products, web-based tools, services, and activities; and (c) providing opportunities for educators and families to observe the implementation of the evidence-based practices; (d) creating opportunities in the field for educators to apply their newly acquired evidenced-based skills and knowledge with fidelity to classrooms, schools and districts.