Becky Jennings is no stranger to substandard professional development for teachers. As an expert in the professional development field for over 20 years, she has experienced the challenges and helped create resolutions for the epidemic of ineffective teacher training. In this episode of Classroom Matters she sits down with host Kristy Houle to discuss the pitfalls of professional development and how the education system is progressing in it’s efforts to improve the current model.
In this episode you’ll hear…
“The solution is leadership.”
“One of the biggest pitfalls I see in professional development is that the presenter or trainer speaks at teachers and tells them what they should be doing, but not how to do it.”
–Becky Jennings, The Classroom Matters Podcast
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Becky and husband Randy Jennings
Ed Tech Partners, Becky’s business