I think that most workshops for professionals (outside of teachers that is!) are usually at their own cost. They are at fabulous locations so that they can essentially write off their vacations!
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Excellent points Diane. I am always amazed by the
annual, luxurious, fully paid professional development
my dentist friend is "required" to do - Hawaii, the
Ritz in Chicago, Philadelphia...
> is a very poor and unprofessional practice that
> occurs in education. This does
> not happen in business.
> There are many inequities in Education and it seems
> to be getting worse, rather
> than better.