School PD Requirements in DC

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

District law mandates that all public and public charter school teachers and principals complete a behavioral health training once every two years. 

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

DC 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 DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education?
Contact the OSSE
1050 First St NE, 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 727-6436


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 DC listed on this page are current as of July 7th, 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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