Purpose of the Master Inservice Plan

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					        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
                                                      Inservice Program.
 Annual Fee Schedule
          ACSI Members

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
              P.O. 100
        Collins, Mississippi                   21st Century Vision
   Office and Fax (877-765-1116)
  website: www.schoolmission.net

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