Purpose of the Master Annual reports from the District Inservice Advantages of the PECD Program
Office will certify the school’s inservice
Inservice Plan activities for the purpose of SACS/ACSI
In February 1994, the Florida Department of accreditation.
Sign-off on State documents
Education approved the Master Inservice Plan when PECD is completed.
to make available inservice training to those All staff members will have their inservice
professionals holding Florida Teaching records maintained at the District Inservice Technical assistance from ACSI
Certificates. This inservice education program Office.
was expanded to include all staff members:
personnel as the school
teachers, administrators, teacher aides, day All member schools are invited to join the
administers the PECD packet.
care workers, preschool workers, office staff, MIP program. Teachers may then begin
and maintenance personnel. This plan allows a collecting inservice points. The school receives the PECD
dual recertification process where inservice packet that shows the standards
training hours (inservice points) will apply to the
recertification of Florida Teaching Certificates.
and indicators for completion of
According to the Florida Department of The Master Inservice Program is the PECD by the new teacher.
Education standards, a teacher may recertify a available to your school for the
professional certificate by completing 120 academic year. Should you be planning ACSI serves as your liaison
inservice points. An inservice point equals one to have inservice training for your staff, should you have questions
contact hour of inservice training.
this would be an excellent time to concerning your application with
implement the dual inservice points the Department of Education.
Advantages of the MIP Program
program (ACSI and Fla.
Teachers and administrators holding Florida Department of Education). ACSI personnel will assist the
Teaching Certificates will be able to teacher concerning questions
recertify using ACSI Continuing Education An Inservice Year starts July 1st and about state certification.
Unit inservice programs. ends June 30th of the next year.
Teachers and administrators holding ACSI
State Clinical Educator training
Professional Certificates will be able to Professional Educator Competency for teachers and administrators.
recertify using Master Inservice Points, Demonstration Program (PECD)
instead of C.E.U.s. Annual Certification updates at
The State of Florida requires that new the ACSI State Conventions.
Teachers without teaching certificates will
build an inservice education portfolio.
teachers, educators from out of state,
and reinstated teachers must Regular updates on changes in
Day Care workers and Preschool workers demonstrate their professional teacher certification through the
may build an inservice education portfolio in competencies in order to be eligible for ACSI Administrators Meetings.
order to receive a CDA certificate. a Florida Educators Teaching
Office personnel, maintenance, and teacher
aides will have a record of their professional
training. As a school, you may select the PECD
program separately from the Master
Annual Fee Schedule
Master Inservice Program/PECD $350 Master Inservice
Master Inservice Program/PECD $350 Professional Educator
To enroll, send your registration to:
Dr. Wesley Scott Program
FACCS State Office
For more information about the Master
Inservice Program and the PECD
program for all your staff, initial Florida
certification, and recertification of
Florida Teacher and Administrator
Certificates, contact: Educators
Dr. Barry Morris With a
Collins, Mississippi 21st Century Vision
Office and Fax (877-765-1116)