057: Set your PD Free! How to build capacity, not just skills

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Professional development can be a blessing or a bane. Most educators are professional learners but feel constrained by traditional PD. Coaching has demonstrated the greatest impact on our growth. Guest Svetlana Sutic explains how to find your tribe, develop yourself, and leverage the resources that are around you right now.

About today’s guest

Svetlana Sutik holds two masters degrees and is an Assistant Principal in Illinois. She’s an experienced coach who has successfully lead teacher teams in numerous areas. Svetlana has presented at several conferences and University classes for faculty and staff sharing her K-8 knowledge. Her passion and focus is in professional learning and building teacher capacity.

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