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Table 8. Percentage of private school teachers who participated in various types of professional development in the past 12 months, by affiliation: 2011–12


  Percent of teachers who participated in professional development focused on  
Affiliation Any professional development   Content of subject(s) taught   Uses of computers for instruction   Reading instruction   Student discipline and classroom management   Teaching students with disabilities   Teaching limited-English proficient students or English- language learners   Other  
All private schools 94.7   67.0   55.2   28.6   38.9   27.7   6.6   31.6  
                                 
Catholic, Parochial 97.8   78.2   66.3   39.3   42.5   30.2   4.4   37.6  
Catholic, Diocesan 98.3   73.3   70.6   33.3   38.2   28.2   7.4   36.1  
Catholic, Private 95.1   65.6   61.0   21.0   27.5   15.2   6.5   27.3  
Baptist                
Jewish                
                                 
Lutheran 95.4   67.5   57.4   35.2   36.3   23.7   5.2   28.0  
Seventh-Day Adventist 95.4   68.5   50.7   38.6   41.0   19.6   7.2 ! 37.1  
All Other Religious                
Non-sectarian, Regular                
Non-sectarian, Special Emphasis                
Non-sectarian, Special Education 97.4   75.2   54.5   47.8   68.3   87.3   10.0 ! 28.1  
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 percent and 50 percent (i.e., the standard error is at least 30 percent and less than 50 percent of the estimate).
‡ Reporting standards not met. The response rate is below 50 percent.
NOTE: Teachers include both full-time and part-time teachers. Teachers were asked about professional development participation during the 12 months prior to responding to the Schools and Staffing Survey.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Private School Teacher Data File," 2011–12.


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