The mission of the GCS Professional Learning Department is to improve student achievement through the creation of a professional learning community that provides high quality professional development opportunities by supporting the district's strategic plan, exploring current research in education, promoting more effective teaching and learning, and fostering personal and professional growth.
The Professional Learning Department of GCS oversees high quality professional development by:
providing workshops based on effective teaching and learning strategies;
ensuring that professional development reflects current research and best practices in education; and,
providing staff with choices of professional development activities for re-certification that tie to individual, school and district goals.
7911 Summerfield Rd.
Summerfield, NC 27358
Lisa M. Bennett
Office Support - Professional Learning and Leadership
Dr. Tiffany Perkins
Director - Educator Effectiveness
Director - New Teacher Support
Director - Professional Learning
Lei F. Washington
Director - Professional Learning and Leadership Operational Support