JCPS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & LEARNING
The general PDL email mailbox is: email@example.com
Due to the high volume of summer PD proposals, schools may submit one summer session proposal for all Principal approved PD sessions. Attendance to be verified and kept on file for three years.
The Learning Link is an internal JCPS site with information and FAQ:
On-Demand Learning are approved PD and EILA options
*Make sure to work with your school/department PD contact to ensure sessions are entered:
1: JCPS Digital Learning Channel - LIVE virtual sessions
2. NKCES https://sites.google.com/nkces.org/nkces-online-trainings/home
3: KDE https://applications.education.ky.gov/PLBB/Home/PLBBHome
4: KET http://www.pbs.org/teacherline/catalog/browse/?hours=9h
5. KEA https://www.kea.org/professionalism-conferences-revolutionizing-our-return
Non-Flex PD Days: August 11, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24 (paid work days/12 PD credit hours earned)
Gold Days: August 12, 13 (paid work days / no PD credit can be earned)
Flex PD Days: August 14, 21 (paid work days / 12 PD credit hours earned)*
*Employees must earn 6 PD hours outside of work prior to August 14 to be off.
*Employees must earn 12 PD hours outside of work prior to August 21 to be off.
ALL PD IS DUE TO PD DEPARTMENT BY MAY 1, 2021 (JCPS 03.19 AP.1)
ALL EILA IS DUE TO PD DEPARTMENT BY MAY 30, 2021
Session Proposal Due Dates
JCPS Policy 03.19 AP.1, session proposals are submitted prior to participating in learning events when credit for learning will be requested. In some instances, a pre-approval will be granted until final paperwork is submitted.
Final session proposal and paperwork due:
June 8 to July 30 are due August 31
August 1 to August 31 are due September 15
September 1 to September 30 due October 15
October 1 to October 31 are due November 15
November 1 to November 30 are due December 15
December 1 to December 31 are due January 15
January 1 to January 30 are due February 15
February 1 to February 28 are due March 15
March 1 to March 31 are due April 15
April 1 to April 30 are due May 1
Certified Teacher Requirements
All certified teachers are required by KRS 158.070 to earn a minimum of 24 hours of professional development credit each year to maintain their certification.
Refer to the Quick Help Guide for Certified requirements.
Instructional Classified Employee Requirements
All Instructional Classified staff are required to earn 24 hours of PD credit annually. Refer to the Quick Help Guide for Classified requirements.
EILA Administrator Requirements
Instructional leaders as defined by KRS 156.01 must annually complete 21 hours of EILA credit. Administrators with job descriptions that do not require an instructional administrative certificate must earn 42 EILA hours within 5 years to maintain certification with EPSB.
*Non-admins who wish to uphold EPSB certification requirements must obtain EILA outside of the work day.
Session Guidelines (during in-person events)
Participants are required to sign-in whether in-person or virtual (during the time of the session).
Be prompt. Sessions will be closed 15 minutes after the designated starting time.
Children are not allowed at professional learning sessions.
Animals are not allowed at professional learning sessions unless documented service animals.
502.485.3415 Professional Development & Learning Office
502.485.3552 Technical Support / Help Desk