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Professional Development - Teachers


Introduction to Leadership Development, August 2015 – April 2016
Please see the attached document regarding the Call for Applications for the Introduction to Leadership training program for SY2015-16. This course is open to both certified and classified staff.


Teacher Resources


Turn your Professional Development Hours into Graduate Credit at Austin Peay State University
Clarksville-Montgomery County Teachers can earn 1, 2, or 3 hours of graduate credit through your 2014-15 completed professional development hours. You can earn 1 hour of credit for each 15 hours of APPROVED* professional development hours. Completed coursework can be used as an elective in an established graduate program. For more information please click here

Free e-books through PLAN
Instruction Resources – FREE Access to Online E-books on Differentiated Instruction, Formative Assessment, and Group Development



Upcoming Events/Activities


REL (Appalachia Regional Educational Laboratory) is sponsoring a free learning event
for school and district leaders on June 9th in Nashville. The event, Principal Leadership Strategies for Promoting Teacher Data Use, will be held at the Music City Center. TASL and CEO credit will be available. Please see the attached flyer for details and registration.

Learning Forward Tennessee is sponsoring a one day learning event: Developing Facilitation and Presentation Skills for Effective Leadership. This session will be held Thursday, July 23, 2015, in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. Please see flyer for details.


Continuing Education Opportunities


Austin Peay State University - Master's in Reading Specialist
Austin Peay State University offering Master’s in Reading Specialist Program - cohort starting this Summer

Concordia University
New scholarships and grants now available to Clarksville-Montgomery County School System.





The University of Southern Mississippi – Continuing Education for Teachers
The following online or CD-ROM based courses can be taken by education professionals for CEUs and by administrators for SEMI credit:
  • Behavior is Language: Strategies for Managing Disruptive Behavior
  • Reading & Writing in Content Area
  • Harassment, Bullying & Cyber-Intimidation in Schools
Visit www.virtualeduc.com/usm for a complete Course listing

In-service Information


In-Service Guidelines


Custom Professional Learning Activity Approval Form


In-Service Requirements for Certified Staff, (200 Day Contracts) 2014-2015


In-Service Days/Hours Days Worked Hire Dates
3 days / 18 hours
151 - 180 days
August 4 - September 17
2.5 days / 15 hours
121 - 150 days
September 18 - November 5
2 days / 12 hours
91 - 120 days
November 6 - January 6
1.5 days / 9 hours
61 - 90 days
January 7 - February 19
1 day / 6 hours
31 - 60 days
February 20 - April 10
0.5 day / 3 hours
0 - 30 days
April 13 - May 22