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    County and State PD Options

    The following options are available to meet professional development requirements:

     

    • For FCPS: 15 hours completed outside contractual time are required annually between May 1st and June 30th
    • For state licensure: 180 hours are required for five-year renewal periods; 270 hours for ten-year renewal periods

     

     

    Professional Development Activity

    Hours Assigned

    Additional Comments

     

    3-credit graduate course

     

    90

    Transcripts or Grade Reports must be uploaded to My Info-My File Library in Frontline Professional Growth and then the form “Request Credit for An Activity Already Attended” submitted.

     

    2-credit graduate course

     

    60

    Transcripts or Grade Reports must be uploaded to My Info-My File Library in Frontline Professional Growth and then the form “Request Credit for An Activity Already Attended” submitted.

     

    1-credit graduate course

     

    30

    Transcripts or Grade Reports must be uploaded to My Info-My File Library in Frontline Professional Growth and then the form “Request Credit for An Activity Already Attended” submitted.

     

    FCPS workshop

     

    Per clock hours attended

    See classes offered in Frontline Professional Growth District Catalog

    Leading an educational workshop

     

    Double Clock Hours Presented

    Must be approved using Frontline Professional Growth form “Request to Offer an Event for Credit.” Instructor may choose either credit per clock hour and $75, or double clock hours.

     

    Attendance at an instructional conference, outside workshop, or online activity

     

    Per clock hours attended

     

    Must be approved using Frontline Professional Growth either “upcoming” or “already attended” form.

     

    Mentorship/Supervision

     

    Per clock hours completed

     

    Must be approved using Mentorship/Supervision Documentation Form in Frontline Professional Growth (max of 90 per renewal cycle).

     

    Optional professional development activity

     

    This option requires successful completion of an activity of the professional’s own design to improve teacher competency and which meets the following criteria:

    a) The activity cannot be done during contractual time.

    c) The project has a stated instructional goal based on self or supervisor assessment or relates to classroom planning and management objectives.

    d) No other stipend or compensation for this activity may be earned.

    Use Frontline Professional Growth either “upcoming” or “already attended” form for credit approval.