Professional Development Emphasis

Students in Westwind Schools continue to benefit from the extensive investment in professional development that Westwind provides to its staff.  These initiatives are directed at assisting professional staff in meeting and exceeding the Teaching Quality Standard in Westwind classrooms.

Five strategies for supporting teachers in their professional practice, for the benefit of students, are:

  1. Division Professional Development Days,
  2. Special Professional Development Cohorts throughout the year,
  3. School Based Professional Development
  4. Professional Learning Communities.
  5. Professional Partnerships with Universities and other Educational Consultants.

A listing of the professional learning opportunities afforded Westwind teachers over the last 7 years is available below: