Professional Development & Employee Evaluations

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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.


SunGard Information

VISIT SUNGARD TO REGISTER FOR TRAINING
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How to Register for Inservice Opportunities and Instructions for Non-Employees to Create an Account

For Teachers

For Substitute Teachers

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!

Non-Instructional PD Opportunity FAQs

 

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⇒Instructions for Accessing and Completing Safeschools Annual Videos 2020-2021 SY⇐


SWD Point Opportunities for Certification Renewal (Every five years, we must earn 20 Points specific to teaching Students With Disabilities)

Click Here to see Which Courses Count towards the SWD Certification Renewal?

Reading Point Opportunities for Certification Renewal

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

  • Exploring Structured Literacy Schedule    (This is currently the ONLY course available that meets this requirement.)       To Receive Credit:  Register for and Compelte the Course through FDLRS/NEFEC.  Acquire the Certificate of Completion.  Register in BusinessPlus.  Upload your Certificate of Completion in BusinessPlus.

Other PD Opportunities

New opportunities to earn inservice points are regularly added in BusinessPlus and are posted on the Professional Development Calendar located at:  https://inside.stjohns.k12.fl.us/pd/

Follow the directions in the document below to add the PD Calendar to your Outlook Calendar for easy access!

Professional Development Calendar Instructions

  • FREE FOR ANYONE: Capella University Online Courses* to receive inservice credits, upload the certificate of completion or a professional learning log with documents in BusinessPlus.
  • FREE FOR ANYONE: CORWIN Publishing Free Webinar Schedule through May 2021 * to receive inservice credits, upload the certificate of completion or a professional learning log with documents in BusinessPlus.
  • FREE FOR ANYONE: Reading with TLC Free Webinar Recordings * to receive inservice credits, upload the certificate of completion or a professional learning log with documents in BusinessPlus.
  • 2020-2021 Monthly New Hire PD flyer       Topics shift monthly based upon participant feedback.  We meet face-to-face at Fullerwood. 
  • New Employee Induction Flyer FEBRUARY 3 2021       Opportunity to learn about SJCSD.  All New Hires Welcome!  Space is limited!   Register in BusinessPlus.
  • TEACH IN February 2021 FLYER       Opportunity to learn best practices from currently practicing instructors in SJCSD.  All New Hires Welcome!  Space is limited!   Register in BusinessPlus.  Some planned topics include:  Restorative Practices in the Classroom- Changing our Mindset, Keeping Your Students Engaged Part I and Part II, Informal Assessment Using Math Games for the K-2 Classroom, Tiered Without Tears, The Cornerstones to the Gifted Puzzle, Schoology:  Beyond the Basics,  and Why and How to Differentiate Instruction for Gifted Students in Advanced Courses

Endorsement Courses:  ESOL, Reading, Gifted, ASD

Endorsement Courses Overview

Instructions for Requesting Endorsement Course Credit for College Courses

SJCSD ESOL Offerings 2020-2021 SY

SJCSD READING ENDORSEMENT OFFERINGS 2020-2021 SY Updated Aug2020    

SJCSD GIFTED ENDORSEMENT OFFERINGS 2020-2021 SY

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


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  Send certificate of completion.

FACTE for CTE teachers ONLY  Send certificate of completion.

The Schultz Center (No Gifted, ASD, nor SWD Points may be accepted from this organization)   Send certificate of completion.    6/30/2020

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 poinjts to be considered. 6/30/2020