Professional Development & Employee Evaluations

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

Wednesday Early Release  2022-2023SY

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

Next Instructional Inservice Day:  February 6, 2023


Professional Development 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?

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SWD Point Opportunities for Certification Renewal (Every five years, we 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 the only courses that are approved and give you the information for how to earn credit.

Reading Point Opportunities for Certification Renewal

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

  • Exploring Structured Literacy    (This is currently the ONLY course available that meets this requirement.)       To Receive Credit:  Individuals in SJCSD will receive a personal invitation when they are within the validity period in which they must earn this credit.  This course may only be offered between August 10 – April 30 each school year as per FDLRS/FLDOE.

Other PD Opportunities

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

Follow these directions to add the PD Calendar to your Outlook Calendar for easy access:  Professional Development Calendar Instructions

Endorsement Courses:  ESOL, Reading, Gifted, ASD

Endorsement Courses Overview

Instructions for Requesting Endorsement Course Credit for College Courses

GIFTED Endorsement Course Offerings- NEFEC–    *You MUST register for these on the NEFEC website – then on BusinessPlus- we qualify for the NEFEC District Price for these courses only

18 Hour ESOL course for SLPs  (Log In and Select English Language Learners for Therapists)

ASD Endorsement – FDLRS/NEFEC-                   

  • New Event Starting August 24, 2021- Register NOW at:       
  • Upon completion- send Certificate of Completion to SJCSD PD & Evaluations to earn credit

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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