Assessment Tools For Professional Development

Council of State Science Supervisors (CSSS) is a professional science organization whose members have direct accountability to the government agencies given the constitutional authority for education. Through their website, CSSS has compiled a list of evaluation tools related to professional development. Some of the tools included are: Constructivist Learning Environment Survey, Teacher Pedagogical Philosophy Interview, and Modified Assessment of Science Knowledge. 

Content Comments 

The tools included in this collection are about assessing teacher knowledge. For most of the instruments on the CSSS website, additional information such as the tool's technical quality or use in research are included. Although the CSSS website considers these tools as examples of professional development evaluations, they can also be used as tools in an evaluation design of a STEM programs.