Education Laws and Regulations

603 CMR 44.00:

Educator License Renewal

Section:


Most recently amended by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education: June 26, 2018


44.04: Individual Professional Development Plans

For each Professional license issued to an educator, an Individual Professional Development Plan (IPDP) shall be developed by the educator and be subject to approval pursuant to 603 CMR 44.05.

(1) An IPDP must be in place for each of the five years of validity for each Professional license issued to an educator.

(2) Educators who are employed in the role of a Professional license may use the Educator Plan(s) and associated professional development points (PDPs) earned as related activities to the Educator Plan(s) in lieu of a separate IPDP. Any PDPs accrued under an Educator Plan are not subject to additional approvals pursuant to 603 CMR 44.05.

(3) An educator relying on an Educator Plan must develop a second IPDP to supplement the Educator Plan(s) if the activities under the Educator Plan will not satisfy the requirement for licensure renewal.

(4) Educators who hold multiple Professional licenses are required to develop an IPDP for each additional license, unless the educator's Educator Plan(s) satisfy the requirement for renewal of the additional license(s).

(5) Educators who are employed in the role of one or more additional Professional licenses are required to obtain administrator approval for the IPDP under 603 CMR 44.05. Administrator approval is not necessary for any license under which the educator is not employed.

Regulatory Authority:
603 CMR 44.00: M.G.L. c. 71, §38G


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Last Updated: July 23, 2018

 
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