Central Bucks Act 48 Professional Development Survey -Elementary

Periodically, we like to survey all staff members to ensure that we are offering the kinds of professional development activities that are most appropriate. Please take a couple of minutes to respond to this survey so that your thoughts can be included as we plan future inservices.

Name (optional): 


  1. Check the box that best describes your position.
    Art
    Classroom Teacher (K-2)
    Classroom Teacher (3-6)
    Music
    PEN
    Physical Education
    Psychologist
    Reading Specialist
    School Nurse
    Special Education (NOT Resource Room)
    Special Education (Resource Room LS)
    Speech and Language


  1. I prefer professional learning opportunities in the following time format during the school year:
    After School Sessions (4:00-7:30)
    Half Day Workshops (release time)
    Full Day Workshops (release time)
    Multi-Day Academies (release time)


  1. Indicate your level of interest in the following topics. 5=Offer this!; 4=Tempting; 3=Maybe; 2=Not interested; and 1=Does not apply to my work.

            1 2 3 4 5      
      Instructional Theory and Strategies No Interest Very Interested  
      Curriculum Content Updates No Interest Very Interested  
      Every Day Math No Interest Very Interested  
      Grade Level Work No Interest Very Interested  
      Reading Across the Curriculum No Interest Very Interested  
      Writing Across the Curriculum No Interest Very Interested  
      Bullying No Interest Very Interested  
      At-Risk Students in the Regular Classroom No Interest Very Interested  
      Strategies for Struggling Readers No Interest Very Interested  
      Mainstreaming and Inclusion No Interest Very Interested  
      Remedial Stategies No Interest Very Interested  
      Developing and Using Good Rubrics No Interest Very Interested  
      Standards Based Lesson Planning No Interest Very Interested  
      Dimensions of Learning No Interest Very Interested  
      Cooperative Learning No Interest Very Interested  
      Differentiating Instruction No Interest Very Interested  
      Essential Elements of Instruction No Interest Very Interested  


  1. Assume you are expected to be competent in all the areas below. Rate yourlevel of need for training in the following technology topics. Notice the rating scale REVERSES here! 5=Never use this program or process; 4=Could use some help; 3=Average User; 2=Proficient; and 1=I'd be glad to help teach a workshop on this!

            1 2 3 4 5      
      Word Processing I have Excellent Skills Never Used This  
      Excel Spreadsheets and Charts I have Excellent Skills Never Used This  
      PowerPoint in the Classroom I have Excellent Skills Never Used This  
      Use of hardware such as projectors, Averkey I have Excellent Skills Never Used This  
      Online Grading Programs I have Excellent Skills Never Used This  
      Use of Online Resources (Intranet, NetTrekker, Enotes) I have Excellent Skills Never Used This  
      Teaching Technology to my Students I have Excellent Skills Never Used This  
      Kidspiration/Inspiration I have Excellent Skills Never Used This  
      Teaching Keyboarding Skills I have Excellent Skills Never Used This  
      Use of Curricular-Related Software I have Excellent Skills Never Used This  
      Everyday Math Online I have Excellent Skills Never Used This  
      Design Principles for Publications or PowerPoint I have Excellent Skills Never Used This  
      Brain-based Learning and Technololgy I have Excellent Skills Never Used This  
      Instructional Technology in the One Computer Classroom I have Excellent Skills Never Used This  
      Digital Portfolios I have Excellent Skills Never Used This  
      My Own Website or Quia Page I have Excellent Skills Never Used This  
      Enotes I have Excellent Skills Never Used This  


  1. Please list any other topics of interest, time frame or delivery options.


  1. Please let us know if you would like to present an inservice activity. Provide your name and suggested topic.


  1. I prefer summer professional learning opportunities in the following time format:
    Half Day Workshops (summer)
    Full Day Workshops (summer)
    Multi-Day Academies


  1. I prefer summer professional learning opportunities scheduled in:
    June
    July
    August


  1. I prefer professional learning opportunities in the following formats:
    Professional Book Club
    Online Learning (coming soon)
    Observing Master Practitioners
    Workshop Format





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