Staff Development

Staff Development Plan

The goal of the CUSD#1 staff development program is to update and  improve the skills and knowledge of staff members in order to achieve and maintain a high level of job performance and satisfaction. The link above details how CUSD#1 will achieve this goal.


Mandated and Recommended Trainings (Crosswalk)

All employees are to annually check the “crosswalk” to ensure that required inservice trainings have been completed (Board Policy 5:100, 5:90).


PD Clock Hours Approval Guidelines

Charleston CUSD #1 is a State-approved professional development provider. To request approval of activities provided by the district, complete the two steps listed in the above guidelines link within 30 days of the end of the activity.


PD Clock Hours Presenter Guidelines

For Professional Development Clock Hours to be approved by our district, district employees who present or provide a PD activity need to follow the guidelines listed in the link above.



National Board Certified Teacher

National Board Certification was designed to develop, retain and recognize accomplished teachers and to generate ongoing improvement in schools nationwide. Click the link above for more information.


Professional Development - Regional Office of Education

The Regional Office of Education #11 is committed to providing educators and support staff with high quality professional development, please click the link above to see the current offerings.


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