7 Strategies for Personal Professional Learning

Barbara Bray
6 min readMar 22, 2021
7 Strategies for Personal Professional Learning: Teachers are learners too. It is time to change traditional “sit and get” professional development move to personal professional learning opportunities by Barbara Bray

Professional learning encourages personal growth by teachers, but much professional development (PD) programs are designed around the “one size fits all” approach. A district may mandate that all teachers have to attend specific sessions around the district mission. Did the teachers have a voice in creating the mission? How does your school or district’s PD support teacher’s personal professional learning…

Barbara Bray

Story Weaver ~ Fostering curiosity, wonder & joy ~ author 3 books, speaker, disruptor & podcast host ~ author “Define Your WHY” stories about living on purpose