K-12 education corresponds to primary and secondary education in the US and other parts of the world such as Canada and Australia. In the United States, about 87% of students attend public schools, 10% are enrolled in private schools, and 3% are home-schooled. Why is professional development for K-12 educators important?

professional development for K-12 educators

The Need for Quality Education

The U.S. spends more on education than any other country. However, the Pearson/Economist Intelligence Unit rated education in the United States only 14th in the world. On the other hand, the Programme for International Student Assessment ranked US high school students in the US 40th in Math and 24th in Science and Reading. These figures highlight the need to improve the quality of K-12 education.

Incompassing Education: High-Quality Professional Development for K-12 Educators

One way to improve K-12 education is through professional development or educational consulting. INcompassing Education provides professional development training in Indiana and other states in the US. Our objective is to promote growth in the educational system by guiding teachers, educators, and school administrators.

INcompassing Education conducts professional development in three ways: on-site professional development, off-site professional development, and online professional development for teachers.

1. On- site professional development – Our team of experienced and highly qualified educators can do on-site professional development at your school or educational institution. We can design a customized program according to the specific needs of your school/district.

2. Off-site professional development – INcompassing Education also conducts training, workshops, and custom professional development events for the entire teaching staff. We cover topics such as teaching practices, classroom tools, and ways to attain better outcomes for students.

3. Online professional development – Through our Lounge & Learn sessions, teachers can choose topics that they want and sign up. It is designed for busy educators who want to enhance their teaching knowledge and skills. Participants can watch the sessions in real-time, regardless of location. If you can’t attend live sessions, you can watch recorded Lounge & Learn sessions for a minimal fee. Convenient and accessible – these are the words that best describe our online PD.

Dianne McKinley leads our highly motivated and experienced team of facilitators. She has an Ed.S. (Educational Specialist) degree from St. Thomas University and over 20 years of experience as an educator, teacher, outreach coordinator, building level administrator, and leadership consultant.

At INcompassing Education, we share our passion for learning to teachers and educators. Our objective is to uplift the quality of K-12 education through professional development and educational consulting. We cover all aspects of professional development in education – leadership, instruction, curriculum mapping, classroom management, school turnaround, PBIS, RTI, social emotional learning, special education, and so much more.

Conclusion

Professional development for K-12 educators provides training, learning resources, insights, and practical strategies to help improve student outcomes. INcompassing Education offers professional development for teachers and administrators. If you have any questions, please send a message through our contact page.

You may also want to check the following:

Webinars for Educators

Webinars for Parents

Best Education Books 2019

Meet the INcompassing Education Team

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