Professional Development & Learning Department
October 7, 2019 & March 27, 2020 are designated Flexible PD days. In the event of school cancellation or early dismissal of school due to inclement weather, all PD sessions will be cancelled unless otherwise specified.
Important PD Session Proposal Due Dates
Session proposals are to be submitted prior to attending a PD/EILA event (i.e. micro-credential, online PD, book study, conference). In some instances, only pre-approval will be granted until final paperwork can be submitted (i.e. reflection, agenda, attendance marked, etc.) Due dates for session proposals are due:
June 10, 2019 to October 4, 2019 are due October 4, 2019
October 5, 2019 to January 3, 2020 due January 3, 2020
January 7, 2020 to March 26, 2020 due March 26, 2020
March 27, 2020 to May 1, 2020 due May 1, 2020 ***FINAL CLOSEOUT for SY19-20***
*Late submissions will require PD Director and Assistant Superintendent approval
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. All instructional classified are required to earn a minimum of 24 hours of professional development credit each year. Please refer job descriptions to determine EILA and PD 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 explanation of hours required for employees hired on or after the first day of school.
EILA Administrator Requirements
Instructional leaders as defined by KRS 156.01 must annually complete 21 hours of EILA credit.
*Only active serving administrators will be monitored through PD Central. Non-admins who wish to uphold their certification must obtain EILA outside of the work day and keep up with their certificates.
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. Documented service animals will be allowed.
502.485.3415 Professional Development & Learning Office
502.485.3152 Effective Instructional Leadership Act (EILA)
502.485.3552 Technical Support / Help Desk
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