Online PD for K12 Schools & Districts

School PD Requirements in Alabama

What professional development requirements does a school in Alabama need to meet?

According to the Jason Flatt Act, schools must provide annual training for all certified employees in suicide awareness and prevention

What are the Professional Learning Standards in Alabama?

ConnectedPD online PD courses are designed to align with Alabama’s Professional Learning Standards:

Standard 1 – Learning Communities: Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students occurs within learning communities committed to continuous improvement, collective responsibility, and goal alignment.

Standard 2 – Leadership: Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students requires skillful leaders who develop capacity, advocate, and create support systems for professional learning.

Standard 3 – Resources: Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students requires prioritizing, monitoring, and coordinating resources for educator learning.

Standard 4 – Data: Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students uses a variety of sources and types of student, educator, and system data to plan, assess, and evaluate professional learning.

Standard 5 – Learning Designs: Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students integrates theories, research, and models of human learning to achieve its intended outcomes.

Standard 6 – Implementation: Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students applies research on change and sustains support for implementation of professional learning for long-term change.

Standard 7 – Outcomes: Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students aligns its outcomes with educator performance and student curriculum standards.

Standard 8 – Involvement: Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students provides educators with knowledge and skills to involve families and other stakeholders appropriately.

How do I get free clock hours for teachers in my school?

AL schools can enroll their teachers in Keeping Kids Safe, a free clock hour class. This free online PD course is a great introduction to recognizing and preventing human trafficking for educators.
 

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How do I contact the AL Department of Education?
Contact the Alabama Department of Education
50 N Ripley St, PO Box 302101
Montgomery, AL 36104
334-694-4900

 

Disclaimer: Please ensure the information and courses meet requirements for your school and circumstances and align with what your state Department of Education requires. The new continuing education information and school PD requirements in Alabama listed on this page are current as of July 6th, 2021 to meet the best information available. State professional development  requirements and may change and it is your responsibility as a school administrator to know your state staff development requirements and the process for submission and approval of all professional and staff development hours. Professional Learning Board can not guarantee acceptance by your school, district, state Department of Education or local authority.

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