Professional Development Request Procedure
Step 1: Teacher/Staff member identifies a professional development activity that
addresses the PD goals of the district or building
Step 2: Complete Professional Development Request.
Professional Development Request Form signed by the Building Principal
Information explaining PD event (i.e. Flyer, brochure, etc)
Purchase Order for cost of PD event
Substitute teacher request form (if needed)
Step 3: Submit Request to Building PD committee
Step 4: Building PD committee accepts/denies request based on relevance to district or
building PD goals and available monies. Form is signed by PD chair.
Step 5: Building PD representative brings request to monthly district PD Committee
meeting. This committee gives final approval of request
Step 6: Building representative codes PO according to building and returns to participant
Step 7: Participant submits 4 Carbon PO and “Action Taken On Professional
Development Request” to Central Office for PO number.
Step 7: Central Office returns coded and approved PO to teacher
Step 8: Participant making request submits PO and registration to sponsoring
organization and fills out substitute request form
Step 9: Upon return from the professional development activity the teacher/staff member
completes follow on form and submits it to the building PD committee.
Participant is responsible for submitting appropriate forms for reimbursement of
approved mileage, food, and lodging.
Reimbursement: $30.00 per day for food. Hotel rooms when the event is more than 60
miles from the school district. Participants may check out a tax-free card from their
building office to use in the payment of hotel and food.