PurposeThe 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 SecretaryEduphoria SchoolObjects website - https://alief.schoolobjects.com
Contact InformationPhone: 281-498-8110 x29077Fax: 281-983-1695The Professional Development Office is located in the Administration Building:4250 Cook RoadHouston, TX 77072
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.