Thursday, November 24, 2011

Instructional Facilitator

Although my job is titled Staff Development Teacher I believe that this description for Instructional Facilitator futher defines and clarifies my position. Instructional Facilitator is an individual holding a valid Oklahoma teacher’s license meeting the criteria for a highly qualified teacher who facilitates continuous improvement in classroom instruction by providing instructional support to teachers in the elements of research-based instruction and by demonstrating the alignment of instruction with curriculum standards and assessments tools; develops instructional strategies; develops and implements training; chooses standards-based instructional materials; provides teachers with an understanding of current research; integrates technology into instruction; assists in the implementation of the components of the Ways to Improvement School Effectiveness (WISE) School Improvement Plan.