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About Your Professional Development

Every teacher needs to have an Individual Professional Development Plan (IPDP) on file with the Amherst LPDC. Your IPDP and goals drive your professional development for the five years of your current license. You need to develop a new IPDP and goals whenever you renew your license (every five years) or shift the focus of your professional development.

All coursework, activities, and CEUs must be aligned to the goals on your current IPDP or the activities will not be approved by the LPDC. The required amount of professional development for renewal:

  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. (Coursework, workshops, or other equivalent activities may be combined.)

LPDC Policies and Procedures

Click on the links below to obtain more information about each of these topics.


Meeting Dates for 2019 - 2020

Dates Time Location
September 12, 2019 3:30 p.m. Amherst Junior High School
November 19, 2019 3:30 p.m. Amherst Junior High School
February 6, 2020 3:30 p.m. Amherst Junior High School
April 9, 2020 3:30 p.m. Amherst Junior High School

All forms should be submitted one day prior to the scheduled meeting date.

LPDC Members

Mary Bartek
Nord Middle School

Diane Carpenter
Powers Elementary

Andrew Gibson
Amherst Junior High

Erin Kinser
Nord Middle School

Mary Jane Loushin
Steele High School

Michael Molnar
Amherst Board of Education

Rhonda Neuhoff
Amherst Junior High
Chairperson

Christine Rider
Amherst Board of Education

Jennifer Rush
Amherst Junior High

Lisa Schenk
Amherst Junior High

Jessica Stellwagen
Nord Middle School