Newburyport Adult & Community Education

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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