The CH-UH LPDC was created to meet the requirements of ORC 3319.22 through Article 37.00, Professional Development Committee, of the Contract between the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Board of Education and the Cleveland Heights Teachers Union, Local 795 American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO.
The purpose of the Local Professional Development Committee is to oversee and review professional development plans for credential renewal or transition, and to oversee the requirements for each.
The mission of the Local Professional Development Committee is to facilitate the implementation of the Cleveland Heights –University Heights City School District’s vision—Preparing All Students for Success in a Global Economy; P.A.S.S.A.G.E.
Professional development plays a critical role in providing teachers the necessary tools to meet the multi-faceted needs of today’s youth. Teachers need to be empowered to construct knowledge that benefits their own professional growth and that ultimately impacts the increased achievement of our students.