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About Your Professional Development

Professional development is required for continued licensure for all educators and administrators. To be of high quality, professional development is guided by the learning needs of all students, includes accepted theory on the learning needs of educators and incorporates a planned progression for improvement on a continuing basis. A professional development plan that fulfills the licensure renewal requirements is based on the needs of the educator, the students, the school, and the school district in which the educator is currently employed.

An educator/staff member wishing to renew a professional license must receive the approval of his or her Local Professional Development Committee for an Individual Professional Development Plan and complete the required amount of professional development during their renewal cycle:

  1. Six semester hours of coursework related to classroom teaching and/or the area of licensure; or
  2. 180 contact hours (or 18 CEUs) in workshops or equivalent activities related to their IPDP goals as approved by their Local Professional Development Committee.
  3. Coursework, workshops, or other equivalent activities may be combined.

LPDC Policies and Procedures

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Meeting Dates for 2021 - 2022

Dates Time Location
September 23, 2021 8:15-11:00 Middle School Community Room
November 17, 2021 8:15-11:00 Middle School Community Room
January 20, 2022 8:15-11:00 Middle School Community Room
March 9, 2022 8:15-11:00 Middle School Community Room
May 12, 2022 8:15-11:00 Middle School Community Room

Materials should be submitted to a committee representative at least 10 days prior to the scheduled meeting date.

LPDC Members

Meagan Bellan
West Geauga Administrative Offices

Nancy Benincasa
West Geauga Administrative Offices

Ron Dahlhofer
West Geauga Administrative Offices

Joelle Ehrbar
Robert C. Lindsey Elementary

Kimberly Fish
West Geauga High School

Teri Javorek
Westwood Elementary

Debra Lachman
Robert C. Lindsey Elementary

Kim Mathis
West Geauga Middle School

Dawn Roberts
West Geauga Middle School

Keli Sessler
West Geauga High School
LPDC Chair

Beth Sustin
Westwood Elementary