PreK12 Professional Learning - Market Research, Industry Trends, Market Share


Published: 10/10/2016
Pages: 62
Full Study Price: US$ 3,250

PreK-12 Professional Learning Market 2016 covers the professional development market segment in PreK-12 education, often referred to as professional learning, for educators, administrators, and other teachers. Special focus is placed on influencing market factors, challenges within the PreK-12 professional learning sector, and forces driving demand currently and in the future.
The report was developed through reporting conducted by Simba Information’s editors and is not based on survey data. Providers of professional development for the market, as well as educators at schools, districts, and states, were interviewed.
Topics Covered:
• Federal, state, and local professional learning spending
• Funding sources and individual teacher spending
• Online delivery
• Educational technology in professional development learning
• Open education resources in professional learning
Key trends in the process of professional learning are covered in the report, which include personalization of educational resources, professional learning groups, and methods for collaboration, teacher leadership, coaching and mentorship, and microcredentialing or badging.
The report examines the transformation from professional development to professional learning, and how it affects educators in PreK-12.

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Table Of Contents

  • Methodology
  • Executive Summary
  • Market Size & Structure
    • Introduction
    • Defining What Professional Development/Learning Is
      • Table PreK-12 Spotlight: By the Numbers
    • The Customer for Professional Learning
      • Teachers and Administrators
        • Table Public School Instructional Staff by Function, Fall 2009-2013
      • Schools and Districts
      • The Role of the States
      • When the State Focus Targets a Particular Objective
      • Statewide PL Hubs and Other Learning Initiatives
      • eLearning for Educators Exemplifies Collaborative Approach
    • Size of the PreK-12 Professional Learning Market
      • Table Spending on PreK-12 Professional Development, 2014-2015 vs. 2015-2016
    • Funding Sources
      • Table Federal Funding Sources for PreK-12 Professional Development, FY2015 - FY 2017P
      • Foundations Lean in
        • Table Selected Bill and Melissa Gates Foundation Grants for Professional Learning
  • Trends: Changing Policies & Delivery Practices
    • Introduction
    • Common Core and New State Standards
    • Every Student Succeeds Act
    • State Policies
    • Teacher-Led Professional Learning
      • Personalization
        • Table Important Professional Learning Attributes, According to Teachers
      • Collaboration
      • Teacher Leadership
      • Coaching, Mentoring and Observations
      • Microcredentialing: Measuring Competency
    • Content and Practice Areas
      • Technology
        • Table How Teachers Learn to Understand Common Core Assessment Data for Math and ELA
      • Standards, Assessment and Data
      • Practice, Pedagogy and Content Areas
    • Delivery Trends in Professional Development
      • In-Person Delivery
      • Online Delivery
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Introduction
      • Table Provision of Professional Development, by Provider and Type of PD, 2014 (according to Local Education Agencies)
    • Higher Education Institutions
    • Non-Profits: Associations, Foundations, and Unions
    • Consultants
    • Content Providers
      • HMH Focus: Raising Student Achievement
      • Scholastic Focus: Literacy
      • Books and More at Corwin, Capstone, Cavendish and Curricki
      • The Critical Edge
    • Technology Platforms and Online Providers
      • Follett, Blackboard: Promoting Platforms & Broader Goals
    • States and Districts
  • Case Studies
    • Introduction
    • District of Columbia: Investing in Distributed Leadership
      • Moving on to LEAP
    • New Hampshire: Online PD for All
      • Internally Developed
    • Bettendorf (IA) High School: Teaching Tech through Gamification
      • Game On
      • Continued Use
    • Idaho: Fostering Statewide Interest in STEM
      • Pairing Teachers and Industry
      • STEM Action Center
    • Florida: Rethinking Professional Learning
    • Washoe Co.: PD + Teacher Evaluations + Student Learning Objectives
  • Conclusions & Outlook
    • Introduction
    • Flexibility Is Key
    • Barriers to Change
    • Funding Availability
    • Future Outlook
      • Table Projected Market for PreK-12 Professional Development, 2015-2016 to 2020-2021