Professional Learning

Ready to renew your teaching certificate?  *click here to visit the Certification Department


Wednesday Early Release Schedule

First Wednesday of the Month Teacher/PLC Planning Time
Second Wednesday of the Month Teacher Learning Time
Third Wednesday of the Month Teacher/PLC Planning Time
Fourth Wednesday of the Month Teacher Learning Time




Click here to view offerings for: – School-Based- See your Building Administration Team


Click here to view offerings for: – Coming Soon!


Professional Learning Vision
Within each school and department, SJCSD will develop leadership and build capacity to design, deliver and support high quality professional development which enhances the knowledge, skills, dispositions and practices of employees to ensure that all students perform and achieve at the highest levels.

BusinessPlus Information

How to Register for Inservice Opportunities and Instructions for Non-Employees to Create an Account

For Teachers

For Substitute Teachers

  • Substitute Teacher website
  • Please note that all Substitute Teachers have an E# and SJCSD email address and may take advantage of many of the SCJSD Professional Learning Opportunities.  You will need to set up your single-sign-on password with IT in order to register in BusinessPlus. 

For Administrators


For Non-Instructional Personnel

New Hire Handbook of Resources- NON-INSTRUCTIONAL

Click the link for your Area to Learn About Online Learning Opportunities!



Interested in working for the St. Johns County School District?

Empowering Excellence in Educators Empowering Excellence in Educators Professional Development on Inside SJCSD


SWD Point Opportunities for Certification Renewal (Every five years, ALL certified personnel must earn 20 Points specific to teaching Students With Disabilities, 1012.585, F.S.)

Click Here to see Which Courses Count towards the SWD Certification Renewal?  this document will list many courses that are approved and give you the information for how to earn credit.

Reading Point Opportunities for Certification Renewal

(Every five years, those with qualifying areas must earn 40 Points specific to the use of explicit, systematic, and sequential approaches to reading instruction, 6A-4.0051, FAC)

Click Here to learn about Certification 40 Reading Pts. Renewal- Who Needs Them, When, and HOW?

Endorsement Courses:  ESOL, Reading, Gifted, ASD

Click for more information about the Endorsements, Certification Requirements in these areas, and how to fulfill these requirements

Other PD Opportunities

New opportunities to earn inservice points are regularly added in BusinessPlus and are posted on the Professional Development Calendar located at:


Alternative Sources for Professional Learning  

*Please note that coursework is accepted from these organizations; however, the costs associated are the responsibility of the participant.*

FDLRS – Florida Diagnostic Learning & Resources System  Send certificate of completion.

NEFEC – North East Florida Educational Consortium  Send certificate of completion.

Uf Literacy Institute  Send certificate of completion.

Early Learning Center FLDOE  Offered via SJCSD through Facilitator Christi Pfaff.  Register in BusinessPlus, successfully complete all program coursework, and credit will be awarded.

FACTE – for CTE teachers ONLY  Send certificate of completion.

The Schultz Center (No ASD nor SWD Points may be accepted from this organization)   Send certificate of completion.    2/23/2021

Beacon Educator (No ESOL, Reading, Gifted, ASD, nor SWD Points may be accepted from this organization) This is an Out-of-County offering and a Professional Learning Log with all documents must be submitted for any general points to be considered. 6/30/2020

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