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Katy Independent School District

Professional Learning



New Teacher Support: mentoring, new teacher training, instructional coaching, t-ttess training, classroom management series
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Professional Learning

 Katy ISD Professional Learning Plan 

In an organization of educational excellence, all employees share responsibility in creating learning experiences that contribute to successful outcomes for students. Katy ISD honors the professional contributions of all staff by providing high-quality professional learning which empowers students to reach their personal best. Continuous dedication to individual growth creates a culture that attracts and retains high-quality staff.

Guiding Principles - Katy ISD invests in and values the contributions of all employees, encouraging growth and refinement of skills and practices. In order for the District to continue as the leader in educational excellence, the following principles inform and guide professional learning:

  • Professional learning is innovative and relevant with sustained support for implementation.

  • Professional learning incorporates personalized learning, differentiated to meet the needs and support the goals of participants, which leads to purposeful change in practice.

  • Professional learning is grounded in current research-based practices and data that guide learning content and processes.

  • Professional learning aligns with District and Campus improvement plans and the Strategic Design Framework.

  • Professional learning is conducted in an environment that encourages participants to be purposeful, present, and positive.

  • Professional learning is developed through systematic feedback that promotes and informs continuous improvement.

All departments and campuses are stakeholders in a community of learners and share responsibility for providing high-quality professional learning. Commitment to these guiding principles serves to inform, guide, and stimulate the creation of learning experiences which build professional capacity and expertise to maximize student achievement.


Professional Learning Dept.

Educational Support Complex


Ph: 281.396.2480 

Fax: 281-644-1832

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It is the policy of Katy ISD not to discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, religion, color, gender, age, or national origin
in its educational programs and/or activities, including career and technology programs, nor in its employment practices
and to provide equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

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