Professional Development Points (PDP’s)

Listed below are classes/workshops that Newburyport Public School System has approved for Professional Development Points. Faculty from other systems should check with the appropriate administrative office in their district for approval. Newburyport faculty are required, upon completion of the class, to submit a written or other documentable product to the instructor for verification and to the Director of Curriculum to obtain PDPs.

Classes/Workshops

Art Foundations: Prehistoric Arts (2 hrs.) – 4 Points
Basic Drawing (10 hrs.) – 12 Points
Introduction to Digital Photography (8 hrs.) – 10 Points
The Painting Class (24 hrs.) – 26 Points
Wednesday Night Painting Workshop (24 hrs.) – 26 Points
Get Started Going Green – (12 hrs.) – 14 Points
Computer Basics (16 hrs) – 18 Points
Computer Maintenance (5 hrs) – 7 Points
Intermediate Excel (7.5 hours) – 10 Points
Introduction to Microsoft Excel (7.5 hrs) – 10 Points
Introduction to Microsoft Word (8 hrs) – 10 Points
Introduction to Photoshop (8 hrs) – 10 Points
Quickbooks (2 hrs.) – 4 Points
Web Design – Introduction to HTML (10 hrs) – 12 Points
Revolutionary War Ship Models “from scratch” (16 hrs.) – 18 Points
Basic Chinese I (14 hrs.) – 20 Points
Intermediate & Advanced English (32 hrs.) – 26 points
Conversational Portugese (16 hrs.) – 26 Points
Basic Conversational English (16 hrs.) – 26 Points
Basic French (16 hrs) – 26 Points
Intermediate Conversational French (16 hrs) – 26 Points
Adv. /  Inter. French with Literature & Contemporary Topics (16 hrs.) – 26 Points
Basic Conversational Italian (16 hrs) – 24 Points
Basic Conversational Italian II (16 hrs.) – 24 Points
Advanced Conversational Italian & Literature (16 hrs.) – 24 Points
Basic Conversational Spanish Part I (16 hrs) – 26 Points
Basic Conversational Spanish, Part II (16 hrs) – 26 Points
Intermediate Conversational Spanish (16 hrs) – 26 Points
Beginning Guitar (8 hrs.) – 10 Points
Beginning Cello (7 hrs.) – 9 Points
The Craft of Poetry (8 hrs) – 10 Points
Writer’s Workshop (16 hrs.) – 18 Points
Writing Creatively (16 hrs.) – 18 Points

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Professional Development Points (PDP) Form

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