Professional development is integral for improving teaching and learning. This paper highlights research from a mixed methods study on the potential impact of a partnership providing teacher Professional Development (PD) at a school in Southern Alberta. In this paper, three main findings will also be discussed: (a) scheduled time for PD; (b) a culture of pressure and support; (c) changes in teaching practices. This research is valuable for leadership and those considering innovative ways to provide PD through partnerships.
University of Calgary Werklund School of Education, Galileo Educational Network, Navigator, Centaur Products Inc., Marathon Oil