The purpose of the In-service Plan is to provide a written professional growth plan as well as an alternative to college hours for re-certification through professional development activities to be completed by the Professional during the specified period ranging from one to five years.
This plan is available to all certified personnel in the district, including certified substitute teachers, provided they complete and file an approved Individual Professional Development Plan (IPDP) and that completion of the plan is validated for credit by the Professional Development Council (PDC) and the McPherson Board of Education.
**Before clicking the link, it is a good idea to prepare your entries for the boxes in another document. The PDC Inservice Validation Form is set to time out after a few minutes, so if you aren't done by then, you lose what you've entered and must start over.**
To file an Inservice Validation Form, click on the link. The account name is your employee number. The password is the last four numbers of your social security number.
You will be able to see the last 6 items that you submitted and the status...then click on NEW and fill out the form. Use the Exit button or the Log out button to leave the application; your form will be saved.
Level II and Level III forms are available at the top of this document.
A IPDP must be on file for each certified staff member under contract with USD 418. The IPDP shall be submitted to the Professional Development Council (PDC) to be acted on at a scheduled meeting. IPDP's are written as a five-year plan and should be completed upon renewal of the certificate. Also if an employee transfers teaching assignments and/or buildings, they will be required to complete a new IPDP. To request the appropriate IPDP template, contact Lois Edwards.
All plans shall be submitted to the principal on the Professional Development Plan form. The principal shall sign the IPDP indicating review and approval of the plan. The principal shall forward completed and signed IPDP's to Lois Edwards.
A substitute teacher, employed for any period of time by the district, may participate in the district's in-service plan.