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LPDC

Penta Career Center (PCC) Local Professional Development Committee (LPDC)
 
Instructional Members:
Merrily Robinson  Chairperson - ext. 2121
Rob Weaver - ext. 1310
Jessica Freeborn-Tille - ext. 2157

Administrative Members:
Dr. Bob Falkenstein - ext. 6350
Ryan Lee - ext. 6483

Meetings:
Monthly meetings are held on the third week of each month during the school year.


LPDC PowerSchool Website:


Individual Professional Development Plan (IPDP):
A current IPDP on Powerschool is required of all instructional staff and administrators. CEUs cannot be issued by the LPDC unless a current IPDP is in place. External Credit Requests used for licensure must be relevant to an approved IPDP on file with LPDC. For instructions on creating your plan, please use these Video Tutorials
  1. IPDP Video
  2. IPDP Multiple Licenses

Submit Continuing Education Unit (CEU) Requests:
All CEU requests will be submitted through Powerschool.  Instructions for submitting CEU and other activity requests (External Credit Requests) can be found in this Video Tutorial.
  1. External Credit Request

Penta On-Campus Professional Development:
To earn CEUs for Penta On-Campus Professional Development, staff must sign up in advance through the Powerschool system, then staff must physically sign in at the meeting on the date of occurrence.  Please see the following Video Tutorial for instructions.
  1. Penta On-Campus Professional Development Video

License Renewal:

First, receive approval for 18 CEUs in PowerSchool.

Second, renew license(s) through ODE:  https://ohid.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/ohid/login/


Professional Development Required for License Renewal:
To renew a five year license: 6 college semester hours or 18 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), or a combination of both are required.
 
Quick Conversions:
      1)  1 college semester hour = 3 CEUs
      2)  10 clock hours of professional development = 1 CEU
 


Continuing Education Units (CEUs) Opportunities
The chart below lists various professional development activities available to staff members. Please note that category 4 (Independent Activities/Projects) requires LPDC pre-approval. Plan to submit a proposal document and attend an LPDC meeting to present your proposal of the activity.
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