The acquisition of skills and knowledge both for personal development and for career advancement. PD encompasses all types of facilitated learning activities for instructors and staff of AEL programs, Collaborating Organizations, and employers participating in AEL programs and services. Activities range from facilitated workshops and training sessions, online training, action research projects situated in practice, documented conference attendance and college coursework and degree.
Region 6 AED has on staff a Local Professional Development Coordinator who provides a variety of Professional Development services, such as coordination of training, training facilitation, coordination with the state PD Center regarding Professional Development efforts, and facilitation of the AEL Grant Recipient’s strategic Professional Development Plan for continuous improvement.
Train PD:Robin Boothrbooth@esc6.net936-435-8330
Train PD Center at TCALL: http://www-tcall.tamu.edu/
PD Portal: http://tcall.tamu.edu/PD-Portal.html