BYLAWS OFESUPDO Staff Development Affiliate
ARTICLE I — NAME AND PURPOSE
Section 1 — Name: The name of the organization is ESUPDO Staff Development Affiliate (SDA). SDA is a branch of the Professional Development Organization (PDO) of Educational Service Units (ESUs), the education service agencies in the State of Nebraska.

Section 2 — Purpose: The purpose of SDA is to support school improvement efforts of Nebraska’s school districts and to provide professional development for school district personnel, primarily in the areas of curriculum, instruction, assessment, and leadership in order to improve student learning. SDA collaborates with other ESUPDO Affiliates and the Nebraska Department of Education to support statewide educational initiatives.

Section 3 — Mission: The mission of SDA is to impact learning through collaboration, leadership, and professionalism.

Section 4 — Belief Statements:
We believe
  • Leadership opportunities within the affiliate empower and inspire members to build confidence and capacity.
  • Professionalism, reflected in affiliate words and actions, strengthens integrity and trust.
  • Collaboration leads to purposeful dialogue and action within the affiliate, instilling unity and a sense of belonging.