PCSSD - 2016-2017 Professional Development Dates

2016-2017 Professional Development Dates

DatesScheduleAudienceLocation
August 5, 2016Staff Development/Flex DayAdministrators, Faculty and StaffLocal Schools
August 8, 2016Elementary Google Summit (Bring Chromebook)Elementary Administrators, Faculty and StaffMaumelle Auditorium
August 8, 2016Local SchoolSecondary Administrators, Faculty and StaffLocal Schools
August 9, 2016Local SchoolElementary Administrators, Faculty and StaffLocal Schools
August 9, 2016Secondary Google Summit (Bring Chromebook)Secondary Administrators, Faculty and StaffMaumelle Auditorium
August 10, 2016Content DayAdministrators, Faculty and StaffVarious Locations
August 11, 2016AM: Local School/
PM: Class Room Prep
Administrators, Faculty and StaffLocal Schools
August 12, 2016Classroom Prep
FULL DAY
Administrators, Faculty and StaffLocal Schools
November 3, 2016Staff Development Day
(Local School or AEA)
Administrators, Faculty and StaffLocal Schools
November 4, 2016Staff Development/Flex Day
(Local School or AEA)
Administrators, Faculty and Staff**************
November 21, 2016Staff Development DayAdministrators, Faculty and StaffLocal Schools
May 30, 2017Staff Development/Data/FEPSI DayAdministrators, Faculty and StaffLocal Schools

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Professional Development sessions will not be offered during the week of Thanksgiving. It is encouraged that you accumulate 18 hours of professional development credit to cover the three contracted days during the week of Thanksgiving. The due date is May 1st. Face to face sessions, Blackboard sessions, and AR Ideas are eligible for those 18 hours. Those hours must start after June 1st to count for 2015-2016. Required professional development for 2015-16 is two (2) hours of Teen Suicide Awareness and Prevention which must be completed through AR Ideas or ADE approved provider.

Teachers will submit one Outside Professional Development Verification Form and attach the following documentation for EACH session (18 hours maximum):

  • For in District PD: Certificate of Completion of session (printed from escWorks after evaluation in completed)
  • For Outside PD: Certificate of Completion & Pre-Approval Form, signed by principal/coordinator and PD Director PRIOR to the event (Outside PD- event not offered by PCSSD or added to the pre-approval list)