Professional Learning in Broward
Professional Development Standards and Support is Broward’s resource for All Professional Learning.
PDSS is a dedicated staff of Professional Learning Specialists and Professional Learning System Analysts available to assist with planning, learning and evaluating professional learning activities.
Our PDSS Specialists are direct links to every school. PDSS Specialists will support the Inservice Facilitators and PD Teams at each location with expert advice and tools. PDSS Specialists will ensure that Professional Learning Communities are established so that participants will earn inservice credit for their collaboration and work over the school year. (754-321-5055)
Our PDSS Specialists are links to every department that offers professional learning activities in the district. PDSS Specialists are well versed in the Florida Statutes governing professional learning, Florida Evaluation System Protocol Standards and the BCPS Professional Learning System rules and procedures. PDSS Specialists assist Professional Learning Providers to ensure the quality of the activities offered to participants. (754-321-5006)
Professional Learning System Analysts manage the various professional learning systems in Broward: Broward’s MyLearningPlan, iObservation, and SAP. Analysts maintain all accounts and support users as they navigate through these systems. (754-321-5053)
Professional Learning Quick Links
Administrative Rule 6A-5.071 - Master Inservice Plan Guidelines
BCPS PL System – Current professional learning system that guides the way we handle professional learning in Broward schools. - Download document
Broward's MyLearningPlan – Broward’s Professional Learning Management System for searching, registering and recording completion of professional learning. Click this link to visit Broward's MyLearningPlan
FL Statute 1012.98 – School Community Professional Development Act
iObservation – Broward’s tool for the Teacher Evaluation System, BrIDGES. Click to visit iOberservation website
Participants from Charter Schools, Private Schools & Other Districts – Individuals must have an active personnel number (P#) with SBBC in order to obtain an account in
Broward's MyLearningPlan. Please be advised that there may be a charge for participation in activities for those outside the district. Please click here in order to register for a personnel number.
Professional Learning Roles & Responsibilities – Quality professional learning requires the collective effort of people in many different roles. Click to visit PDSS Roles page
Professional Learning Communities – Tools and resources to assist members of a PLC
PLC Performance Indicator Scale – Download the PLC Performance Indicator Scale
External Course Form – Download the External Course Form
Beacon Educator Course Form – Download the Beacon Educator Course form
Professional Development Resources
How we conduct the business of professional learning.
• Establishing PLCs – Learn more
• Broward's MyLearningPlan – Visit website
• Professional Development Training Manual for MyLearningPlan: Download
• Charter School SharePoint – Download instructions