Highly Qualified Staff Members Data Elements
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High-Quality Professional Staff
|Data Element||Possible Indicators|
|Staff Preparation||Numbers of teachers, administrators, years of teaching or administering; types of certificates held, special skills or knowledge.|
|Specialist Staff||Number of content or program specialists such as reading teachers, mathematics or science specialists, counselors or psychologists, social workers, health staff, etc.|
|Professional Development||The existence of district- and school-level professional opportunities available to teachers; the number of professional days or district resources dedicated to professional development; evaluations of professional development sessions and the amount of teach-generated professional development.|
|Staff Demographics||Ethnicity, gender breakdowns of staff and administration, retirement projections; does the ethnicity of the school staff include members of the same ethnic groups as the students?|
|School Administrators||Number of administrators and role; years of experience; specialized training and advanced degrees.|
An Idea Book on Planning, Vol. I, Implementing Schoolwide Programs, U.S. Department of Education
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