Professional Development - Teachers


Teacher Resources

Introduction to Leadership 2018-19

This program is designed to provide essential leadership and management training to select Certified and Classified employees who have demonstrated interest and aptitude for broadening their leadership skills. The program covers a broad range of leadership topics to include personal leadership, interpersonal communication, team development skills, organizational change, and facilitative leadership.

Click here for more information and the 2018-19 application


Continuing Education Opportunities

Austin Peay State University – Continuing Education for Teachers

The following online (Laptop, tablet & smart phone compatible) courses may be taken by education professionals for CEUs. The link below provides access to the course listing, fee schedule and syllabus for each of the more than 50 course offered. Examples are:
  • Autism & Asperger’s Disorder
  • Inclusion: working with Students with Special Needs in General Education
  • Response to Intervention: Practical information for the Classroom Teacher
  • Understanding Aggression: Coping with Aggressive Behavior in the Classroom
  • Why DI?: An Introduction to Differentiated Instruction

Register at this link for Continuing Education Units through Austin Peay State University or call 1-800-313-6744 between 8:00 AM -5:00 PM PST (Pacific Standard Time) Monday through Friday. Click here for a complete course listing.

Concordia University - Ed.D Programs

Kennesaw State University Online Master's Degree Program, Elementary & Early Childhood Education

Middle Tennessee State University, Curriculum and Instruction, M.ED.

Middle Tennessee State University, Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Assessment, Learning, and School Improvement

Trevecca Nazerene University, Educational Programs


In-service Information

In-Service Guidelines

Custom Professional Learning Activity Approval Form

2018-2019 In-Service Requirements for Certified Staff (200 Day Contracts)

Hire Dates Days Worked Required In-Service Days/Hours
Aug 2 - Sep 17 151-180 days 3 days / 18 hours
Sep 18 - Nov 5 121 - 150 days 2.5 days / 15 hours
Nov 6 - Jan 7 91-120 days 2 days / 12 hours
Jan 8 - Feb 20 61-90 days 1.5 days / 9 hours
Feb 21 - Apr 10 31-60 days 1 day / 6 hours
Apr 11 - May 23 0-30 days 0.5 day / 3 hours