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PCLS LPDC has transitioned to an Online Platform for IPDP and Professional Development counting towards the renewal of your license.  
To login, enter your full email address and password.  If you do not know your password, select the "Forgot Your Password" link.
Professional Goals and Licensure Requirements

For licensure, everyone working under a five-year license must have an Individual Professional Learning Plan (IPDP) on file. Two or three goals are identified for the period of the license (5 years).  All coursework/workshops/conferences used to renew the license must be connected to the identified goals and be pre-approved.  If you take coursework/workshops/conferences without pre-approval the teacher runs the risk of them not being approved and counting toward the IPDP. A copy of your transcript and documents that verify completion of your coursework/workshops/conferences must uploaded to the site. 

The LPDC Committee meets monthly to review Individual Professional Learning Plans.

LPDC MEETINGS 2021 - 2022

September 26

October 25

November 28

January 23

February 27

March 27

April 24

May 22 - final opportunity to submit for licenses expiring in 2023

Chestnut & Red Raider Preschool - Phil Schar
Elm Street and Board - Mike Chokshi
Harvey - Michael Wright
Heritage - Lisa Lord
Maple - Diane Simcic


An educator who meets the State Board of Education’s definition of “consistently high performing teacher” is exempt from the requirement to complete coursework/credits for the renewal of his/her teaching license for his/her next renewal cycle.


Eligibility Criteria:

Received a final summative OTES rating of Accomplished in 4 out of 5 years (evaluation rating “carries over” in years in which you are not evaluated)

Met at least one of the following criteria in at least three out of the past five years:
  • Held a locally recognized teacher leadership role providing professional learning experiences
  • Served in a leadership role for a national/state professional education organization
  • Served on a state-level committee supporting education
  • Received a state or national educational recognition/award

If you believe that you have met the criteria for consistently high performing teacher status, please complete the CHPT form on the site.