If you surveyed teachers about professional development (PD), you'd get a wide range of responses. In terms of criticisms of PD, there are probably three main ones:

An especially thorough survey might also yield some slightly more negative responses like "useless" or "waste of time" or "I'd rather be anywhere but here." A former teacher of mine, perhaps the most driven and tireless educator Iíve ever encountered, once told me that in 30-plus years, he never attended a single PD session that did him any good.

It's okay to admit it. We've all been there. And if we're going to address the problem, it's important to be honest about it. And itís important to know that Engaging Educators can offer an alternative to the norm.

Hereís how:

We are dedicated to making sure these things happen. If you'd like to learn more about the professional development services we offer, please check out our homepage: www.engagingeducators.com or email us at contact@engagingeducators.com.