State Board Policy

DESCRIPTOR TERM: Career and Technology Education Professional Development
CODE: 9100
ADOPTION DATE: June 25, 1985
REVISION: October 21, 2011

Career and Technical personnel shall be encouraged to improve their occupational and teaching competencies. The Office of Career and Technical Education shall implement procedures for improving qualifications for personnel through:

A. Long-term or special (short-term) arrangement with institutions of higher learning for graduate courses, both technical and professional, and non-credit workshops for teacher improvement;

B. Workshops, conferences, individual visits and other means by members of the Office of Career and Technical Education staff;

C. Exchange of teaching personnel with industries, etc.; and

D. Organized and planned tours and visits to various businesses, industries, etc., and by solicitation of the services of occupational people to serve on committees for teacher improvement.

Mississippi Department of Education     P.O. Box 771     Jackson, MS 39205-0771     General Information: 601-359-3513

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