Preparing Students for Tomorrow — Caring for Them Today

  • Purpose

     
    The goal of the Professional Development Department is to increase student achievement by providing a rich variety of brain-friendly learning resources for all Alief staff members.
     
    Tracee Grigsby-Turner, Ed.D. - Coordinator of Professional Development
    Tracey Birchard - Professional Development Specialist and Department Secretary
    Eduphoria SchoolObjects website - https://alief.schoolobjects.com
     
     

    Contact Information

     
    Phone: 281-498-8110 x29077
    Fax: 281-983-1695
     
    The Professional Development Office is located in the Administration Building:
    4250 Cook Road
    Houston, TX 77072
     
     

    Timeline Information

    Earning Professional Development hours for the 2016-17 school year started on March 1, 2016 and will be closed on February 28, 2017.


    Campus-based Paraprofessionals are required to earn EITHER 14 hours of professional development or 14 hours of comp time (or a combination) between March 1, 2016 and February 28, 2017.

     

    All teachers are required to earn 14 hours of professional development each year. Teachers in years 1, 2 or 3 of Induction (Alief U) are required to follow their degree plan to earn their required professional development hours.

     

    Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (TTESS)

    Information about the new appraisalsystem.

     

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