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Professional Learning

Plan…Teach…Reflect…Refine

The Rockdale County Public Schools Office of Professional Learning will promote and sustain engaging and ongoing research-based practices to foster employee effectiveness. By personalizing job-embedded professional learning, we will positively impact our overall goal to promote student growth and achievement.




Announcements


 Gifted Endorsement The Gifted Endorsement is now opened for registration for the 2018 school year. This endorsement consists of four 50 hour sections and is opened to certified teachers with three plus years of teaching experience. This class is 50% Face to Face and Online meeting on Tuesday nights at the Rockdale Career Academy. Go to PD Express for more information and to register. The link is located at the bottom of this page.

Instructor: Dr. Lynette Clark
Gifted Endorsement Flyer 2019.pdf


Teacher Leader Endorsement RCPS is offering the Teacher Leader Endorsement for the 2018 school year. This endorsement consists of three 50 hour sections and is opened to certified teachers with three plus years' experience. The class will meet on Wednesday nights at the Rockdale Career Academy. This endorsement does not lead to an Education Leadership certification. Go to PD Express for more information and to register. The link is located at the bottom of this page.

Instructor: Dr. Chariese Crawford
Teacher Leader Endorsement Flyer SY19.pdf



​Reading Endorsement opened for registration
RCPS is pleased to offer the Reading Endorsement program. This endorsement consists of three 50 hour sections and is opened to certified teachers with three plus years' experience. The endorsement is an intensive program that requires regular attendance, college level coursework and participation. Class will be held at the Rockdale Career Academy

The format for the class is 50% face to face (Thursdays) and 50% online. Go to PD Express for more information and to register. The link is located at the bottom of this page.

Instructors: Sherry Boudreaux and Andrea McMahan
Reading Endorsement Flyer SY19.pdf

Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) Changes in PLU Requirements for Certificate Renewal




Excerpt from Georgia House Bill 164
SECTION 1.
Code Section 20-2-200 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the regulation of certificated professional personnel by the Professional Standards Commission, is amended by revising paragraphs (4) and (4.1) of subsection (b) as follows:"(4) Requirements for certification renewal shall be established to foster ongoing professional learning, enhance student achievement, and verify standards of ethical conduct; provided, however, that from July 1, 2010, through June 30, 2017, no professional learning requirements shall be required for certificate renewal for clear renewable certificates for certificated personnel or for certificate renewal for paraprofessionals.

​Mike Mauriello
Director
Phone: 770-388-5677
Email

Christal Moore: Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper: Email 770-388-5677 ext. 31313
Ursala Maddox: Teacher Effectiveness Coach: Email 770-388-5677 ext. 31373         




Helpful Links

505-2-.18 Paraprofessional License 7.1.14
505-2-.36 PSC Renewal Requirements 10.15.15

Georgia Professional Standards Commission
Griffin RESA
Metro RESA

PD Express      





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