Teacher PDPs

Teaching Professionals (Professional Development Points)

Earn Professional Development Points (PDPs) with our online, non-degree courses. Earn 12 PDPs per course. Only 5 courses needed to renew your professional license.


Tennessee State Board of Education

Educator Licensure Policy 5.502

Revised: 1/27/2017


Activities used for PDPs must be completed within the validity period of the license being advanced or renewed and must be related to improving educator effectiveness by:

  1. Developing content knowledge, pedagogical knowledge, or pedagogical content knowledge; or
  2. Enhancing educator effectiveness (e.g., world language courses for those working with students for whom English is a second language, coursework that supports understanding and use of data).

Option – Continuing Education

1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) = 5 PDPs

Required Documentation: Certificate or Transcription


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