Office of Professional Development
Vision: To increase excellence in all F1 schools with continuous professional development that empowers and supports employees with meaningful, relevant, and personalized learning opportunities for a highly-effective community of faculty, staff, and students.
Mission: To provide high quality, timely and cost-effective professional development events and resources. The mission is achieved by delivering content face-to-face and online through F1S staff as well as a variety of expert sources. The Office of Professional Development will:
- Provide faculty and staff with relevant and personalized learning opportunities with follow up to enhance the learning experiences of all.
- Provide research based proven best practices that support teaching and learning in all academic areas that are data driven.
- Provide professional development that is rigorous and intentionally designed to build skills for continuous improvement.
- Facilitate instructional delivery that supports critical and creative thinking skills.
Matrell E. Sturkey, Ed.D.
Assistant Superintendent for Professional Development
Coordinator of Staff Evaluations
F1 Innovation Center
1400 Woods Road
Florence, South Carolina 29501