Professional Development

professionalProfessional development generally refers to ongoing learning opportunities available to professionals and students through their organizations and governing bodies. Effective professional development is often seen as vital to clinical success and job satisfaction, but it has also been criticized for its cost, often vaguely determined goals, and for the lack of data on resulting teacher and school improvement that characterizes many efforts. ASCLS is committed to helping its members grow and learn with many programs and sources listed to the right.