Professional Development

Induction Professional Development aligns with the California Standards for the Teaching Profession, Induction Program Standards, Individualized Learning Plan and Inquiry Action Plan (6 hours required for Gen. Ed and Preliminary Ed. Specialist, 12 hours for Level I Ed. Specialists)

Participating Teachers are required to complete a Professional Development Option form online indicating their professional development option choice. PD Option form login information will be emailed to teachers. Teachers will submit their choice for district coordinator approval by January 31st.

Option 1: St. Mary's College Professional Development

Location: Saint Mary's College

Hybrid On-Line Courses: Courses include reflection on teaching, on-line discussion forums, and two in-person sessions

  • St. Mary's College graduate academic credit units (attend six sessions)
  • St. Mary's College graduate level professional development units available

For more information visit our St. Mary's College Professional Development page

Option 2: CCCOE Professional Development Seminars

Location: Contra Costa County Office of Education

General and Special Education

  • St. Mary's College graduate academic credit units (attend six sessions)
  • St. Mary’s College graduate level professional development units available

For more information visit our CCCOE Professional Development Seminars page

Option 3: Other Professional Development Option

Select from the choices below

  • A: Attend a conference or seminar and integrate the ideas learned in your classroom
  • B: Be enrolled in a university Master’s Program
  • C: Attend professional development days offered in your district
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