The Concerns-Based Adoption Model: Tools for Planning, Personalizing and Evaluating a Staff Development Program

Knowles, Claudia Jane; Hord, Shirley M.
October 1981
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;Fall1981, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p24
Academic Journal
This article focuses on the concerns-based adoption model and offers tools for planning, personalizing and evaluating a staff development program. Many staff development programs have been created due to federal and state commitments for preparing educational personnel to work with handicapped students. The goal of staff developers is to aid school improvement by bringing about change.


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