Announcements

Survey of More Than 40,000 Teachers Highlights Consensus on Education Solutions

March 3, 2010

Standards, multiple sources of data, teacher collaboration deemed essential DALLAS-March 3, 2010-Findings from a newly released survey of more than 40,000 American teachers emphasize the need to advance NSDC’s new definition for professional learning at…

MetLife Survey Validates Need to Focus on Continuous Improvement of Teachers

February 23, 2010

Key is Using Available Time Effectively DALLAS–Feb. 23, 2010–Key findings of the annual MetLife Teacher Survey underscore that continuous professional development occurring in a collaborative manner is vital to improving our nation’s schools. The first…

Frederick Brown to Become NSDC’s Director of Strategy and Development

January 8, 2010

Former foundation official, school principal, and school leadership expert will begin new role on January 11 DALLAS–Jan. 8, 2010–To bolster its capacity for further leadership on transforming schools, school leadership, and accelerating systems change, the…

New Officers and Board Members at NSDC

January 6, 2010

DALLAS–Jan. 6, 2010– Ingrid Carney, CEO of Carney for Kids Educational Consulting in Chicago, began her term as president of the National Staff Development Council (NSDC) at the conclusion of the Council’s annual conference in…

Marti Richardson receives NSDC’s Distinguished Service Award

December 9, 2009

DALLAS—December 8, 2009—The National Staff Development Council recognized Past President Marti Richardson with the Distinguished Service Award for her unselfish leadership and support of the Council. For 25 years Marti has served NSDC members by…

NSDC names Change Wars Staff Development Book of the Year

December 8, 2009

DALLAS—December 8, 2009—The National Staff Development Council presented the Staff Development Book of the Year Award to Change Wars, edited by Andy Hargreaves and Michael Fullan. This award recognizes a book that makes a significant contribution…

Page Keeley receives NSDC’s Susan Loucks-Horsley Award

December 8, 2009

DALLAS—December 8, 2009—The Susan Loucks-Horsley Award honors the memory of Susan Loucks-Horsley by recognizing an individual who exemplifies Susan’s commitment to instill efficacy in others, collaborate across boundaries, and sustain impact on the field of…

DeKalb County School System receives NSDC’s Shirley Havens Support and Classified Staff Development Award

December 8, 2009

DALLAS—December 8, 2009—The National Staff Development Council presented the Shirley Havens Support and Classified Staff Development Award to DeKalb County School System in Atlanta, Ga. This award recognizes an organization committed to the professional learning…

Mistilina Sato, Ruth Chung Wei, and Linda Darling-Hammond receive NSDC’s Best Research Award

December 8, 2009

DALLAS—December 8, 2009—The National Staff Development Council recognized Mistilina Sato, Ruth Chung Wei, and Linda Darling-Hammond with the Best Research Award for their research on “Improving Teachers’ Assessment Practices Through Professional Development: The Case of…

NSDC announces 2009 Award Winners

December 8, 2009

DALLAS—December 8, 2009—The National Staff Development Council presented members with prestigious awards at its 41st Annual Conference in St. Louis, Mo. NSDC’s annual awards program recognizes individuals for their commitment to improving student achievement through…

Thomas Guskey and Shirley Hord receive NSDC’s Contribution to the Field Award

December 8, 2009

DALLAS—December 8, 2009—The National Staff Development Council presented the Contribution to the Field award to Thomas Guskey and Shirley Hord. This award is NSDC’s highest honor bestowed to an individual for his or her impact…

New book from NSDC: Tools & Talk: Data, Conversation, and Action for Classroom and School Improvement

October 28, 2009

DALLAS—October, 2009—How do teachers and coaches start a conversation that will lead to improved student learning? NSDC’s latest book, Tools & Talk: Data, Conversation, and Action for Classroom and School Improvement, provides structures and suggestions to…