The Department of Professional Development for the District of Palm Beach County.

Our Mission

The Department of Professional Development is committed to providing teachers with personalized job-embedded professional learning opportunities that align with the district’s strategic plan to enhance instructional practices and promote professional collaboration, thus creating a student-centered learning environment.

Programs & Support Services

Awards & Events

The Department of Professional Development is involved with numerous Awards & Events throughout the year such as the Beginning & Mentor Teachers of the Year and TeacherFest.

Clinical Education
Deliberate Practice
Department Communications
eLearning
iObservation
JENC
Leadership Development
New Educator Support
Palm Beach Model of Instruction
PD System
Pre-Service
Professional Development Certification
Using Student Performance Data

FY17 Final Evaluations Information

For more information concerning the Instructional Practice Rating, please visit our page on the Palm Beach Model of Instruction and JENC pages.

For more information concerning the Deliberate Practice Rating, please visit this page.

For more information concerning the Student Performance Rating (VAM & Local Models), please visit the Department of Research & Evaluation's page.

Weekly Webinars

Weekly Webinars are online Professional Development opportunities that can be accessed from anywhere with an Internet connection. Please join us for an opportunity to learn and earn two points per session.

Click here to learn more and sign up.

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