Goal 5: Recruit, employ, develop and retain an exceptional staff dedicated to and representative of Parkway's diverse community.

Objective 4: All staff members will provide evidence that their professional learning has had a positive impact on their effectiveness in their role.

The current status:

High Quality Professional Development (HQPD) Survey Results:

Percentage of Teachers Indicating they Participated in HQPD During the 2011 - 2012 School Year

  • Elementary 76.8%
  • Middle School 79.9%
  • High School 73.5%
  • District Overall 76.5%

Why the objective is important:

To positively influence teachers' effectiveness in the classroom, schools must implement coherent, meaningful professional learning programs and ensure that teachers are given adequate time and supports to put what they have learned into practice.

How the objective is measured:

Results of the High Quality Professional Development (HQPD) Survey as required by the state of Missouri, administered annually to all classroom teachers.

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