14. Staff Development and Support
A quality adult literacy and basic education program values its staff and
places a priority on staff development.
program recognizes the value of professional development and training opportunities
to ongoing program improvement.
Program staff have ongoing professional development and training opportunities,
as identified through performance appraisals.
Program staff are aware of and take advantage of training and professional
Program staff have opportunities to keep up-to-date professionally, through
a variety of means, such as access to current information, publications, videos,
Structures and processes are in place for a “buddy” system to
enable experienced staff to provide guidance to new staff.
Funding and release time are designated for program staff to participate in
training and professional development.
program values its staff.
program communicates in an open and ongoing basis with staff.