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Professional Development

Professional development begins with a week of preparation for all teachers and support staff before the official start of school. For the 2022-23 school term, teachers and all support staff will report back to work on Monday, Aug. 8.

Professional Development Week will be held August 8-12 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily. (Both Aug. 8 and Aug. 12 are designated as teacher workdays / staff development days.)

For all upcoming professional development, view the Professional Development webpage (for employees only; accessible with any login).

Professional Development One-Stop Shop

Summer Curriculum Conference

The MISD Summer Curriculum & Instruction Conference will be held June 1-3, 2022 at Legacy High School. All sessions will be in person this year.

The courses, free for all MISD employees and $25 for out-of-district attendees, will give staff the opportunity to continue their quest for knowledge and earn SDCE/CPE credit hours.

Sessions include courses on the core subject areas as well as AVID, English language learners (ELL), special education and other content-specific areas to further your professional development.

View courses and get registered. Registration starts May 2 at 5 p.m. and ends on May 27. (If space permits, onsite registration may be available.)

Mansfield Training of Professionals (MTOP)

Mansfield Training of Professionals (MTOP), the district's orientation program for new professional staff, will be held at the Dr. Jim Vaszauskas Center for the Performing Arts on:

  • August 2 - 4, 2022 | 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • August 5, 2022 | 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Teachers, counselors, nurses, librarians and any other professional staff positions, should register for MTOP here.

For additional information, contact Dr. Tracey Patton, Executive Director of Human Resource Development at 817-299-6338.

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SDCE

All professional employees may earn Staff Development Credit Equivalency (SDCE) for participation in professional development activities approved by your supervisor. MISD professional employees supporting curriculum, instruction and assessment must earn twelve hours of SDCE credit annually.

Staff Development Credit Equivalency

All professional employees may earn Staff Development Credit Equivalency (SDCE) for participation in professional development activities approved by your supervisor. MISD professional employees supporting curriculum, instruction and assessment must earn twelve hours of SDCE credit annually.

Professional Development Planning

If you have a training event that takes place during the school day AND requires a substitute, fill out the Professional Development Planning Form.