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Walsh Jesuit - Rafferty

Module by: Jesuit Virtual Learning Academy. E-mail the author

Thread: Professional

Subgroup: Individual/Group Learner Teachers 0 - 5 years

Foci: Veteran Teachers 5+ years

Program Title: Faculty Formation Cycle

Contact Person/Office: Assistant Principal for Formation and Professional Development

School: Walsh Jesuit High School

Program Description: The purpose of the Faculty Formation Program is to enable teachers to set goal(s) in line with the Profile of a Walsh Jesuit Educator (2008) in order to foster personal and/or professional growth and contribute to the betterment of the Walsh Jesuit community.

Rationale: The program was developed to provide all Walsh Jesuit faculty members with consistent tools for assessment on pedagogical practices and strategies.

Leadership: The program is the result of conversations between school administrators, department chairs, and faculty over their concerns surrounding teacher evaluation.

Implementation: The assistant principal for formation and professional development implemented the program in collaboration with the principal and the assistant principal for academics.

Processes and Resources: Profile of a Walsh Jesuit Educator(2008) Developed as a result of the enthusiasm and encouragement of our 2007 JSEA Colloquium team.

Finances: NA

Rewards: Conversations about education and best practices between administration and teachers; teachers and their department chairs; teachers and their peers.

Time (When/Length): The new teacher formation began in the fall of 2009. This is the third year of implementation.

Location (Space): Conversations take place in offices of administrators, department offices after school or during department meetings.

Accountability/Assessment: All teachers submit a reflection on the following question: What did I learn about myself, my profession, and others from the Administrative Evaluation/Peer Evaluation, and in what ways can this knowledge help me develop as a professional educator at Walsh Jesuit High School?

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