The Barnstable Public School Professional Development Board will serve as a resource to the system so that site-based professional development plans and system professional development plans are organized in an efficient and effective manner that enhances inclusion of staff members as part of the decision making process. It is recognized that staff professional development will be evaluated to demonstrate its success with improved instructional strategies and academic growth for our students.
Professional Development Courses
The Department is pleased to introduce the Massachusetts Educator Licensure Series (MELS), which is a sequence of informational videos that streamline the educator licensure process for both current and aspiring Massachusetts educators.
Self-Paced Courses offer graduate-level online instruction in American history by eminent historians, available to watch or listen to on your own time and at your own pace, with no deadlines or expiration dates. The courses can be used to obtain professional development credit.