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Table SH117. Standard errors for table H117. Among grade 9 through 12 public school teachers, percentage who participated in any professional development and in professional development in their subject area, and percentage distribution of hours spent in professional development in their subject area, by school type and main teaching assignment: 2008
  Percent
with any professional development
  Percent with professional development
in subject area
  Percentage distribution of
hours of professional
development in subject area
 
School type and
main teaching assignment
    8 or
less
  9–16   17–32   33 or more  
                         
Total 0.14   0.49   0.60   0.56   0.49   0.68  
                         
School type                        
Regular 0.17   0.59   0.72   0.62   0.58   0.75  
Career or technical 0.96   2.76   2.41   4.59   3.12   4.02  
Other 0.68   2.11   1.73   1.52   1.83   2.18  
                         
Main teaching assignment                        
Career and technical education (CTE), total 0.34   1.22   1.32   1.48   1.61   1.53  
Nonoccupational CTE 0.43   1.82   2.00   2.18   2.20   2.16  
Occupational education 0.56   1.34   1.85   2.21   2.03   2.20  
Agriculture and natural resources 0.77   2.44   3.79   4.89   4.61   4.23  
Business 1.29   2.68   2.78   4.69   3.70   3.39  
Communications and design 1.08   5.48   6.14   3.76   6.21   6.88  
Computer and information sciences 2.37   5.43   7.17   6.59   5.25   7.43  
Construction, architecture, and engineering technologies 3.24   4.66   5.08   5.29   4.17   7.18  
Consumer, culinary, and public services 1.52   4.76   6.36   7.62   4.26   6.65  
Health sciences 1.52   3.51   4.48   8.60   7.79   8.26  
Manufacturing #   6.73       10.23   9.86  
Marketing #   4.68   7.28   5.70   9.56   7.80  
Repair and transportation 2.03   5.58   6.24   6.46   6.35   7.23  
Academic education 0.19   0.63   0.79   0.70   0.63   0.85  
Other 0.40   0.93   1.15   1.17   1.24   1.31  
† Not applicable.
# Rounds to zero.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), “Public School Teacher Questionnaire,” 2007–08.

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