Walden’s M.S. in Education with a specialization in Professional Development helps prepare P–12 educators to be highly effective professional developers of teachers. Discover how to plan, design, and deliver professional development opportunities that support students’ needs and improve the growth of teachers and their influence on students. Learn to assess the impact of changed practices on student achievement. Practice collaboration, facilitation, coaching, and mentoring skills. Walden is one of the only online universities to offer a professional development specialization in an M.S. in Education program
Based on the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) Core Propositions and the National Staff Development Council (NSDC) Standards, this specialization can prepare you to take an active role in the continuous improvement of teaching and learning.
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