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Role of Professional Development and Multi-Level Coaching in Promoting Evidence-Based Practice in Education.

  title={Role of Professional Development and Multi-Level Coaching in Promoting Evidence-Based Practice in Education.},
  author={Charles L. Wood and Crystalyn I. Goodnight and Keri S. Bethune and Angela I. Preston and Samantha L. Cleaver},
  journal={Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal},
Professional development through in-service training may not be of sufficient duration, intensity, and specificity to improve teachers’ instructional skills. Due to the increased need to support teachers’ use of evidence-based practices in multi-tiered systems of support such as RTI and PBIS, coaching can extend and strengthen professional development. This paper describes a multi-level approach to coaching, and provides implications for practice and research. 

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