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About Your Professional Development

Professional development is required for continued licensure for all educators and administrators. To be of high quality, professional development is guided by the learning needs of all students, includes accepted theory on the learning needs of educators and incorporates a planned progression for improvement on a continuing basis. A professional development plan that fulfills the licensure renewal requirements is based on the needs of the educator, the students, the school, and the school district in which the educator is currently employed.

An educator/staff member wishing to renew a professional license must receive the approval of his or her Local Professional Development Committee for an Individual Professional Development Plan and complete the required amount of professional development during their renewal cycle:

  1. Six semester hours of coursework related to classroom teaching and/or the area of licensure; or
  2. 180 contact hours (or 18 CEUs) in workshops or equivalent activities related to their IPDP goals as approved by their Local Professional Development Committee.
  3. Coursework, workshops, or other equivalent activities may be combined.

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Meeting Dates for 2016 - 2017

Dates Time Location
There are currently no LPDC meetings scheduled in our database.

Forms should be submitted online two days prior to the scheduled meeting date.

Documentation should be submitted to a LPDC committee member.

LPDC Members

Jessica Bomback
Westview Elementary

Brad Cocco
Avon Lake High School

Heather Contreras
Redwood Elementary

Kerry Esterburg
Troy Intermediate

James Goodman
Avon Lake High School

Alicia Harcula
Erieview Elementary

Yvonne Kapalko
Learwood Middle School
LPDC Co-Chair

Michael Matthews
Eastview Elementary
LPDC Co-Chair

Vishtasp Nuggud
Learwood Middle School

Andrew Peltz
Troy Intermediate

Linda Schanz
Learwood Middle School

Kristen Scharfeld
Avon Lake High School

Jeffrey Vasil
Avon Lake High School