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GCI - Professional Staff Development Opportunities

The Board recognizes the importance of developing, maintaining, and extending the skills of staff members. The Board encourages employees to engage in programs and activities that will lead to their professional growth and increased competence.

The Superintendent is authorized to initiate programs and activities which are designed to serve the following purposes:

  1. To provide a structure through which staff members can stay abreast of new developments in their area of specialty.

  2. To familiarize staff members with new research and innovative teaching methods.

  3. To assist staff members in the process of change and school improvement.

  4. To facilitate the development, implementation, and evaluation of new programs.

  5. To achieve goals designated by the Board and Superintendent.

Within budgetary limitations, visitations and attendance at conferences may be approved by the Superintendent in accordance with Board policy.


Adopted: January 19, 1993