Mary Williams Elementary, Dumfries, Virginia
Updated: Mar 30, 2019
Teachers to direct their own development.
Teachers, just like students, become more engaged when they get to shape their own learning.
With that truth in mind, Lynmara Colon, principal of Mary Williams Elementary School in Virginia’s Prince William County Public Schools, revamped her PD program to allow teachers to direct their own development. She was inspired by the EdCamp model, where teachers select topics to study before the PD begins.
“We have different sessions running at the same time for teachers who are in different stages of their journey”