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Ada City Schools - Professional Development Requirements

Online Professional Development Requirements 2017-2018


As part of the 12 hours of required professional development for 2017-2018, the following  may be completed online.
Alcohol and Drug Awareness for Employees, Bloodboe Pathogens, FERPA,  Autism, Bullying,  and Child Abuse must be completed through the GCN Online System  You may access the modules at
www.gcntraining.com, or clicking the link below.

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ELL Basics must be completed through the OPSRC Online System  The module may be accessed through the Oklahoma Public School Resource Center.  EVEN IF YOU REGISTERED LAST YEAR, YOU MUST RE-REGISTER.  Click the link below to begin.

 

Online Professional Development Portals

 

Ada City Schools - Professional Development Requirements 2017-2018


In order to comply with accreditation, it is necessary for teachers to complete the first eleven professional development hours listed below by September 15, 2017.  The remaining four hours of required professional development must be completed by April 1, 2018.


Sign-In sheets will be provided for Multicultural Awareness, Hazardous Communications, and District "Back to School" Targeted Professional Development.  Certificates for Online Training and ALL OTHER professional development workshops MUST be filed in the designated folders at each school site.


I.  District "Back to School" Targeted Professional Development---August 9, 2017


Teachers should select a total of 2 hours of professional development from workshops offered on August 9, 2017.  Teachers must sign-in on the SITE sign-in sheet at each professional development session.  Presenters and Moderators may count their presentations as two hours of required professional development.


*Teachers who fail to accrue two professional development hours on August 9, 2017 may select two workshops from the online professional development program.  Teachers must print a certificate of completion for each workshop and must file the certificates at the designated school site.
Total Required---2 Hours


II.  Required Professional Development for Accreditation
A.  Multi-Cultural Awareness---Presented at the "District General Session"---August 11, 2017


*Teachers who fail to accrue the professional development hour on Multicultural Awareness on August 11, 2017 may go online to complete the requirement.  Teachers must print a certificate of completion for the workshop and must file the certificate at the designated school site.


B.  Child Abuse---Online
C.  Alcohol and Drug Awareness---Online
D.  Bloodboe Pathogens---Online
E.   FERPA/Confidentiality---Online
F.   Autism---Online
G.  ELL---Online
H.  Bullying---Online
I.    Hazardous Communications---Presented at Each School Site/Scheduled by Site Principal


*Teachers who fail to accrue professional development hours on Hazardous Communications at the school site may go online to complete the requirement.  Teachers must print a certificate of completion for the workshop and must file the certificate at the designated school site.
Total Required--- 9 Hours


III.  Additional Professional Development Requirements
Teachers must participate in at least four additional hours of professional development.  These hours may include but are not limited to:


Engage Oklahoma
Bus Driver Training
Concussion Protocol Training
AVID Summer Institute
The Leader In Me Training
Advanced Placement Training
OERB
Content Specific Workshops
Understanding Poverty (Ruby Payne)


The final decision as to which professional development trainings may count toward the four additional hours of required professional development rests with the site principal and/or the Staff Development Committee.  Teachers should file certificates of completion or proof of attendance in the file at the designated school site.

Total Required---4 Hours

Total District Required Professional Development Hours---15 Hours

A Compliance Report will be made to the Ada City Schools Board of Education in May 2018

 


 
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