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:
- Six semester hours of coursework related to classroom teaching and/or the area of licensure; or
- 180 contact hours (or 18 CEUs) in workshops or equivalent activities related to their IPDP goals as approved by their Local Professional Development Committee.
- Coursework, workshops, or other equivalent activities may be combined.
Looking to renew your license this year?
Here is a link that will step you through the required process.ODE: Will your educator license expire in 2018?
Click on the links below to obtain more information about each of these topics.
- Using the LPDC Online Form Management System
- Professional Development Domains
- LPDC ByLaws
- Equivalent Activities Options Chart
Meeting Dates for 2018 - 2019
August 13, 2018
|3:30 pm||Administration Conference Room|
|September 10, 2018||3:30 pm||Administration Conference Room|
|October 10, 2018||3:30 pm||Administration Conference Room|
|November 12, 2018||3:30 pm||Administration Conference Room|
|December 12, 2018||3:30 pm||Administration Conference Room|
|January 16, 2019||3:30 pm||Administration Conference Room|
|February 11, 2019||3:30 pm||Administration Conference Room|
|March 11, 2019||3:30 pm||Administration Conference Room|
|April 8, 2019||3:30 pm||Administration Conference Room|
|May 13, 2019||3:30 pm||Administration Conference Room|
|June 10, 2019||3:30 pm||Administration Conference Room|
|July 8, 2019||3:30 pm||Administration Conference Room|
Forms for approval must be submitted online at least one week prior to the scheduled LPDC meeting.
Documentation (Transcripts, Certificates of Attendance, etc...) should be submitted to: