The purpose of the professional development provided at Dover Area School District is to provide staff members with the goal of improving student learning and achievement through organizational development and professional learning. All professional development opportunities support district initiatives and focus on professional growth experiences for staff members. DASD professional development performs several essential functions:
- Provides a consistent approach in the professional growth of staff.
- Focuses professional development to support the instructional vision of the district.
- Focuses on the implementation of district initiatives.
- Promotes professional growth in a supportive climate that fosters trust, open communication, and collegial support for changes in instructional practices.