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Thomas B. Lockamy,Jr. Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools

Savannah-Chatham Co.
Public School System

208 Bull Street
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 395-5600

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Savannah-Chatham County Public School System > Divisions > Academic Affairs > Curriculum and Instruction > Professional Learning
We offer many types of training for SCCPSS employees, as well as for teachers in private and parochial schools.

 SCCPSS Professional Learning

Professional Learning Department


Professional Learning
Teacher Development

Eli Whitney Complex

2 Laura Street, Room D19
Savannah, Georgia 31404
Phone: (912) 395-5573
Fax: (912) 201-5878

SCCPSS Board Mission & Vision

To ignite a passion for learning and teaching at high levels.
From school to the world: All students prepared for productive futures.

The Professional Learning Department Beliefs

  • Learning is a lifelong process.
  • Professional Learning is central to the fulfillment of the educational vision and beliefs of the school system.
  • Professional Learning is co-delivered through district level staff, principals, teachers and support staff.
  • Leadership is essential and should be taught and supported through staff development opportunities for all personnel.
  • Training and development opportunities should be available to all employees and accessible to the broader community.
  • Professional Learning should link training and development to providing students with quality work and a safe environment.

The Professional Learning Department Focus

  • To expand the curricula and content knowledge of teachers and administrators
  • To employ research-based instructional and assessment strategies to engage students and use the foundations for teaching to include classroom talk, scaffolding, questioning, collaboration, writing to learn, and literacy
  • To utilize data to inform instructional decision making and to improve educational outcomes
  • To foster a culture of continuous school improvement in the context of collaboration, feedback, monitoring, support, progress reporting, and accountability

 Professional Learning Services

From Current PracticesProfessional Learning Model

To Endless Possibilities…"RESULTS NOW!"