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Our Mission 

A great teacher for every classroom 

A great principal for every school

A great support staff throughout the District

A great school district for the city of Riverside

RUSD Professional Development

What is the Professional Growth System?

 • Systematic, enduring change

 • Intensive, personalized, job embedded professional growth opportunities

 • Provide support from start date through their entire career
 • Improve student learning and achievement 


PGS: Essential Components for Success

• Common language and understanding about good teaching for administrators and teachers
• Observation techniques that are calibrated and share between administrators, support teachers and participating teachers

Effective coaching techniques that support, engage, and impact teacher performance in the classroom

• Twice yearly Review Panel meetings to review participating teachers progress and support provided