• All training offered through the Leadership Academy follows the National Staff Development Council’s recommended 1:7 ratio.  In other words, every hour of presentation is supported by 7 hours of modeling or providing examples, practice, feedback, and coaching. 

    Effectiveness of Staff Development

    Knowledge

    Skill Acquisition

    Classroom Application

    Student Effect Sizes *

    Present Information

    40-80%

    10%

    5%

    0.01

    Present + Model

    80-85%

    10-40%

    5-10%

    0.03

    Present + Model +
    Practice + Feedback

    80-85%

    80%

    10-15%

    0.39

    Present + Model +
    Practice + Feedback +
    Coaching

    90%

    90%

    80-90%

    1.68

    National Staff Development Council, 1995: Fullan, 1991: Joyce & Showers, 1984: Joyce & Showers, 1988: Mehring, 1999.
Last Modified on September 8, 2009