Effective October 1, 2019, a school may count up to 38 hours of qualifying professional development (QPD) for teachers as hours of student instruction for state school aid.
Pursuant to State School Aid Act Section 101(10), “qualifying” professional development must:
- align with the school or district’s improvement plan in which the professional development is provided;
- link to one or more criteria of the district’s teacher evaluation tool;
- be approved by...