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Retraining Academy Information
Summary of Teacher/Principal Performance Evaluation Qualifications
This document provides information on teacher and principal evaluator qualifications. Use this as a guide to maintain your evaluator certification. Contact Krissy at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions regarding deadlines for evaluator retraining. This document is very helpful regarding what academies you need. This chart is found on the last page of the previous document.
FY23 Evaluator Retraining Opportunities
AA#1448 Teacher Evaluator Retraining: Domains 2 and 3 - This virtual academy will be held virtually on May 5th. Register here!
AA#1865 Retraining for Principal Evaluators. Pat Durley will lead this event at IVCC on June 2nd. Register here!
Other Administrator Academies Offered
AA#3640 Compassion Fatigue and Burnout: Is your staff at risk?
Alaina Iverson and Sara Koziol will present this course designed to support school leaders in understanding the effects of burnout and compassion fatigue that their staff may encounter as the first responders to student trauma. Participants will be provided resources and strategies that can be used as interventions and/or preventative measures to implement with their staff. At the end of the academy, participants will walk away with strategies and tools to implement in their schools to reduce or prevent burnout and compassion fatigue. It is encouraged that school leaders bring their support staff personnel (school counselors, social workers, teachers, etc.) so that a team approach can be utilized when developing an implementation plan. This will be a half day event with a pre-work expectation.
AA#3858 Safety Site Assessments for Schools - Basic CPTED Principles
Providing safe campuses is a critical concept in many school districts and communities throughout the country. Conducting an annual standards-based approach to assessing the security of school buildings, grounds, and policies is an important step in an overall school safety plan. CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design) provides the framework for conducting safety site assessments based on industry standards. Participants will learn about the basic CPTED principles and the importance of conducting an annual safety assessment of their district facilities. including community threats, property perimeter, parking lot, exterior building features, physical and policy driven access control, and interior building concepts
73-08 APPLICATION FOR STATE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROVIDER
73-58 APPROVED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROVIDER ACTIVITY SUMMARY
73-59 ANNUAL APPROVED PROVIDER REPORT
77-21A EVALUATION FOR WORKSHOP, CONFERENCE, SEMINAR, ETC.
77-21B EVIDENCE OF COMPLETION FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
ACTIVITY APPROVAL REQUEST FORM
ACTIVITY APPROVAL REQUEST FORM SAMPLE
ANNUAL APPROVED PROVIDER REPORT
What is my PD requirement?
How many hours are required?
120 hours per 5 year cycle
If I am not working in the schools but hold a PEL, am I required to complete PD?
If you are NOT working in a position that requires your PEL then you are EXEMPT from all PD requirements for those years. Be sure to update your PD status on your ELIS account.
Can college credit hours count towards PD?
Yes. 1 college credit hour is equivalent to 15 PD hours. Be sure to convert your hours when uploading PD.
What do I need to do after I finish a college class for PD?
Send an official sealed copy of transcripts to your local ROE and we will upload them to your account. You are responsible for inserting PD on your ELIS account.
What forms does a school principal need to use for PD activities?
Each workshop participant is required to complete the 77-21A and return to the principal at the end of the activity.
Participants will need form 77-21B for their records (principals should keep one BLANK copy for their records).
Principals must keep a sign-in sheet for each activity (See pages 3-4 of Requirements and Guidelines)
73-58 must be completed by the principal
ISBE requires ALL providers to keep a record of each activity including ALL documentation listed above.
How many PD hours do I owe for licensure renewal?
PEL (teaching/CTE/School Support Personnel): 120 hours *holding IDFPR will fulfill all 120 hours required *
PEL (Administrative): 100 PD hours and 1 AA per fiscal year that you are employed in a position that requires an administrative endorsement for 50% or more FTE.
PEL (National Board Status): If you hold a valid National Board Certificate, your overall PD owed is reduced by 60 PD hours.