New Rules Continue Shift In What State Requires For Educator Training

blocksby John Mooney / NJ Spotlight

New guidelines for ongoing training of principals and superintendents – including a revised chain of command for who signs off on the professional development plans — were sent to school districts yesterday by the state Department of Education.

It’s the latest step in the state’s move toward revamping the way it monitors its teachers and school administrators, both in how they are evaluated and how they receive ongoing training.

In mid-November, the state also released guidelines for professional development requirements for teachers, including those deemed in need of “corrective action plans” under the new evaluations required in the state’s tenure-reform law, TEACHNJ.

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