Online PD for K12 Schools & Districts

School PD Requirements in Louisiana

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

Strong professional development plans in Louisiana:

  • Focus on what matters most
  • Provide coherent, cohesive, ongoing professional development
  • Leverage pre-existing structures, local educators, and vendors with proven track records of

According to LA’s Literacy Pillars, ongoing professional growth is an essential component of effective teaching and literacy development.

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

LA 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 LA Department of Education?
Contact the Louisiana Department of Education
1201 North Third Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5243
(877) 453-2721


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 Louisiana listed on this page are current as of July 12th, 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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