Professional Development

Professional Development Resources & Tools for Providers


Chapter 766 Schools/Approved Private Special Education Schools The PD Provider Application for Approved Private Special Education Schools is available. Such schools may register on a rolling basis.
Institutions of Higher Education: Colleges & Universities Institutions of Higher Education that grant university/college credits or CEUs (and not Professional Development Points) are not required to register with the Department. However, if a university program wishes to provide professional development points, the organization or university program must register with the Department.

To register, please follow the PD Provider IHE registration link. IHEs may register on a rolling basis. View a list of content areas Download Word Document.
All other providers The 2019 Summer PD Provider Registry Application window will open on July 22nd. You may find it helpful to view the PD Provider Registry application template Download Word Document as you prepare your application packet. Come back to this section of the page in a few weeks to apply online! If you have any questions, please send an email to

Guidelines for Professional Development Providers

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Updated Guidelines
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