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    Professional Development Services

    The Professional Development Resource Center is open for business!  Hope to see you soon.
    The PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE CENTER is located at the Administrative Services Center at 1500 SE 4th in Moore (on the 2nd floor).
    Hours are 8:00-4:30 Monday through Friday, closed for lunch daily.  If you need to stop by during your lunch let me know. We have an extensive collection of Ellison Dies, a Sizzix Machine with Dies, Laminators, a Binding Machine, Button Machines, and Poster Maker. We also have many Stickers, Pencils, Erasers, Paper,  etc. available for your purchase. 
    The purpose of the Professional Development Committee is to plan and provide for the activities which are designed to facilitate the professional development of instructional & administrative personnel of the Moore School District. Please refer to the Professional Development Program Handbook for explanation of requirements for teachers and administrators.  
    The ELL required training:
    All Certified personnel who are new to the district must complete a one-hour new teacher ELL workshop presented by district ELL staff.  Additionally, all certified staff must attend one hour of required (R)ELL professional development provided online through the district professional development website.
    BBP/504 Diabetes: 
    When you complete the surveys, it will generate an email to the PD office that will require an individual registration for each employee to be completed in THRIVE by April Nordstrom. This is done manually and will be done on a weekly basis as time permits. It is NOT linked to THRIVE. You will be required to maintain a copy of the surveys in addition to forwarding copies to any department personnel that may need/require it.  Once the registration is entered your transcript will immediately reflect that your BBP/AIDS Update and/or 504 Diabetes training was completed for this school year.
    Out of District Session Credit:  It is necessary that you upload your certificate to receive proper credit. Please follow the Instructions for Thrive Transfers on how to upload your certificate or other sufficient proof of completion. These will be approved as they are received.  

     Please forward all sign-in sheets to April Nordstrom in the Professional Development office within a week of the workshop's occurrence. Depending on the time of year, these records should be updated within a week or so. 
     thrive Moore Public Schools uses Thrive, which is  Web-based software, to manage professional development activities and points.  Teachers can enroll in workshops as well as check workshops attended at:
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    Questions about Professional Development

    If you have reviewed the Professional Development Handbook  and you still
    have questions about professional development requirements, ask the Professional Development Representative in your building.
    If you still need assistance, contact April Nordstrom or phone: 735-4284.