Professional Development Points

Professional Development Points

Educators must earn a total of 30 professional development points (PDPs) to advance or a total of 60 PDPs to renew a teacher license including professional, professional occupational, and professional school services personnel license. Activities qualifying for PDPs must be related to improving educator effectiveness by:

1. developing content knowledge, pedagogical knowledge, or pedagogical content knowledge; or

2. enhancing educator effectiveness (e.g., world language courses for those working with students for whom English is a second language, coursework that supports understanding and use of data).

Activities not related to improving educator effectiveness do not qualify for PDPs. Examples include but are not limited to athletic coaching or clinics, bus driver competitions, club sponsors, choral/ band presentations, band camp director, or religious education.

See link from TDOE for more information.

http://www.tennessee.gov/assets/entities/education/attachments/lic_pdp_quick_facts_062816_final.docx.pdf

 

Additional Links:

TDOE Educator Licensing

TDOE Educator Licensing FAQ

 
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