Oregon Department of Education

Oregon K-12 Literacy Framework - Writing: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT


High-quality, effective professional development focuses on attaining school writing goals through the use of assessment data.


Professional Development Professional Development:
  • Focuses on attaining school writing goals through the use of assessment data;
  • Emphasizes the implementation of research-based practices and strategies;
  • Allocates sufficient time for all educators to plan, reflect, and refine instruction;

  • Supports teachers and instructional staff on the use of writing assessment and instructional implementation with a multifaceted, coordinated, and ongoing approach;

  • Differentiates by staff position and need; and

  • Results in a thorough understanding of, and ability to implement, writing standards and practices effectively.