Learning Forward Standards for Professional Learning was approved by The Commission on School Accreditation as the state standards for professional development. Columbus Municipal School District’s professional development plan follows these standards to ensure that professional learning is for educators to develop the knowledge, skills, practices, and dispositions necessary to help students perform at high levels.
CMSD has been approved to receive CEUs from MUW for Wednesday PLC meetings (school and district level, SpEd, gifted, and any other PLC configuration) and other training sessions listed on the CMSD Professional Development Calendar.
Please note that it is the responsibility of the individual applying for CEUs to keep up with the CMSD 2018 -2019 Application Form and submit it to MUW no later than October 1, 2019 in order to receive credit for this academic year. Requests WILL NOT be processed from the Central Office. Teachers are responsible for submitting this information along with the $20.00 payment to MUW (address is on the form).
The maximum number of CEUs that can be earned is 5. As a reminder, 10 instructional hours equate to 1 CEU. CEUs can be earned for all sessions on the PD calendar unless otherwise indicated. Please note that the form must be completed in its entirety and contain all required signatures prior to submission to MUW. The session titles and dates should match those on the district’s Professional Development Calendar. Only building principals, Academic Coaches, and District Administrators are authorized to sign the Time In/Out portion of the form.