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Professional Development

Professional development refers to "activities to enhance professional career growth." Such activities may include individual development, continuing education, and inservice education, as well as curriculum writing, peer collaboration, study groups, and peer coaching or mentoring.

Non-Approved Courses/Classes

  • There are requirements from the P-BVUSD/P-BVTA Certificated Employment Contract for earning salary advancement for participating in certain courses or programs. Please be aware, the courses listed on the Non-Approved Course/Classes List, as determined by the pbvU Collaborative Workgroup, are not eligible for salary advancement. To learn more about these requirements, visit the HR page on the district website.

 

PROGRAMS & COURSES NOT ELIGIBLE FOR SALARY ADVANCEMENT

  • The Human Resources Department is committed to the District's goal of improving student achievement through rigorous professional development opportunities for our teachers.  This web page is intended to alert teachers regarding courses and programs that do not meet the requirement of the P-BVUSD/P-BVTA Agreement for salary advancement.  This is not an exhaustive list and there may be other programs and/or courses in the future the District will not process for salary advancement.

 

If you are planning to take a course but unsure about its applicability towards salary credit, refer to Article XII of the  P-BVUSD/P-BVTA Certificated Employment Contract for detailed information. Click here for a printable version.

 

 

The courses/programs below do not meet P-BVUSD Agreement requirements for salary advancement:

 

Non-Approved Courses/Classes

INSTITUTION

COURSES

PROGRAM

Advancement Courses: A Wiley Brand

University Partners:

Andrews University, Avila University, Greenville University, Loyola Marymount University, Medaille College, William Jessup University, University of West Alabama

All courses offered

Not applicable

AVID Summer Institute

All courses offered

Not applicable

Brandman University

**VESi Courses

Not applicable

California State University, Bakersfield Extended University

*VESi Courses

Not applicable

California State University, Bakersfield

Ag Seminar

Not applicable

California State University, Chico

PD Conferences

Professional Development Courses

Concordia University

All Courses offered

Professional Development Courses

Dominican University of California

All Courses offered

Professional Development Courses

(EDUX courses)

Fresno Pacific University

All courses offered

Professional Development Courses

Loyola Marymount University Continuing Education

*VESi Courses

Not applicable

National University Division of Extended

Learning

*VESi Courses

Not applicable

Point Loma Nazarene University

GED 683: Induction

Only applicable if Induction was not completed through District.

University of La Verne

All courses offered

Professional Development Courses

University of Colorado Boulder

Any course in the "Coursera" Series

Professional Development Courses

University of California, San Diego

Not applicable

Professional Development Institute (PDI)

University of San Diego Division of

Continuing Education

Independent Study Courses Project Inform

Professional Development Institute (PDI)

University of the Pacific Center for

Professional & Continuing Education

All courses offered

Professional Development Institute (PDI)

Vanguard University

All courses offered

Professional Development Courses

(EDUX courses)

Virtual Education Software

All courses offered, except pre-approved by P-BVUSD

Not applicable

 

*VESi = Virtual Education Software

*Pending = Unit provider likely will not be approved. Courses under review.

 

Please click here for a finalized, signed copy of the Joint Communique between P-BVUSD and P-BVTA regarding this Non-Approved Course list.

 

Unit Approval Request forms are available from your School Site Office.