The mission of the Faribault Public School District’s Professional Development Program is to inspire leadership, promote continual learning, and reflect on effective practices to enhance student achievement through collegially planned learning opportunities.
To provide comprehensive staff development opportunities in all areas that support best practice in curriculum, instruction and assessment. Through-out the curriculum cycle we are aligning outcomes to the state or national standards.
To provide opportunities to learn, apply, and analyze various data systems available within the district (MCA, MAPS, DIBELS, Etc.) to guide instruction to better meet the needs of all learners.
To provide a culture of innovation to integrate technology into all curricular areas for student outcomes aligned to 21st century skills and beyond.
Equity and Excellence
To increase awareness and understanding of biases that serve as barriers to achievement including bullying, mental health and socio-economic status.
Teacher Growth and Development
To advance the Faribault Teacher Growth and Development Plan and to continue our probationary teacher mentor model using the Danielson Framework for Effective Teaching, which is designed to enhance the professional practice of all teachers to increase student achievement.