Massachusetts - Educator Professional Growth and Development: Administrator Licensure Renewal

Area: 
Administrator Licensure Renewal
Policy Type: 
Rule
Summary: 

Administrators must complete 150 professional development points to renew their license.

Body: 

Professional development activities shall be identified by the educator and supervisor during the development of, and review of, the Individual Professional Development Plan in order to better support student achievement. Individual professional development plans must include at least 150 PDPs including:
(a) At least 15 PDPs related to SEI or English as a Second Language.
(b) At least 15 PDPs related to training in strategies for effective schooling for students with disabilities and instruction of students with diverse learning styles.
(c) At least 90 PDPs in the content area of the license or in pedagogy, with no less than 60 PDPs in or related to the content area of the educator's primary license.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
03/29/2016