2022 - 2023 Professional Standards

  • Download and Print a Copy of these directions here

    All Permanent/full time staff AND Substitutes must complete the (16) tasks listed below to equal 5 hours of Professional Development by 9/15/22.


    Task #1. Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (60 min)

    (Must be done by September 15)

    After clicking on the link that was provided in email to you, you will see the message below. If you are a new user, please click on the “New User” tab and create an account. If you see that you have previously taken the course before, you can sign in using the email and password that you originally created your account with and start the course.  Once you have signed in, click on “Retake Course”, do NOT click on “View Course”, as this will take you to the class previously taken the prior year and not give you credit for taking the class for the current year.

    Welcome to the one-hour course, Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect. This course is for teachers of grades kindergarten through 12, and it satisfies the requirement specified section 1012.98(12) of the Florida Statutes (F.S.).


    Requirement for finishing all 10 “Safe Schools” Classes & Acknowledgements is September 15

    Task # 2. CCPS Active Assailant (24 min)

    Task # 3. Blood borne Pathogen Exposure Prevention (Support Staff 22 min)

    Task # 4. Severe Bleeding Response (14 min)

    Task # 5. Health Emergencies Overview (22 min)

    Task # 6. Civil Rights in Food Service (Frontline Staff 16 min)

    Task # 7. General Ethics in the Workplace (20 min)

    Task # 8. Title IX Mandatory Reporting (27 min)

    Task # 9. Discrimination Awareness (22 min)

    Task # 10. Cybersecurity Overview (15 min)

    Task # 11. Health Overview: Seizures (27 min)

    Task # 12 Equity Handbook Acknowledgment

    Task # 13. Address/Phone Update

    Task # 14. Emergency Contact Update

    Task # 15. Principles of Professional Conduct

    Task # 16 CCPS Active Assailant Acknowledgment


    In order to be paid for your 5 hours of Professional Development you must …

    1. Complete all 5 hours of online classes.
    2. Submit printed certificates of completion to manager. (Employee to keep a copy for their records)
    3. Submit Timecard with “Professional Standards classes” typed in the Remarks section. (Manager to send certs to T2 and wait for approval from T2 to add Extra Time to timecard.)
    4. Central Office will upload completion certificates into Employee Records for each individual employee.

    Printing Certificates

    Employees can sign into any computer (with or without a printer attached) and do any or all of the 16 tasks along with the tests that come with the actual courses. Once you are done with all the tasks, you can then sign back in on a computer that is attached to a printer and print all 11 certificates at once. 


  • Charlotte County Public Schools' Non-Discrimination Statement:

    The School Board of Charlotte County does not discriminate (including anti-Semitism [as defined in Bylaw 0100]) on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation, transgender status, or gender identity), recognized disability, pregnancy, marital status, age (except as authorized by law), religion, military status, ancestry, or genetic information which are classes protected by State and/or Federal law (collectively, “protected classes”) in its programs and activities, including employment. The School Board also ensures equal access for Boy Scouts of America and other identified patriotic youth groups, as required by 34 C.F.R. §108 (Boy Scouts Act). (School Board Policy 112231224122)

    The District Title IX Coordinators and Equity Compliance Officers for the District are Adrienne McElroy (Director of Human Resources), available at (941) 255-0808 Ext 3090, Patrick Keegan (Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources and Employee Relations), available at (941) 255-0808 Ext 3122, and Michael Desjardins (Assistant Superintendent for School Support), available at (941) 255-0808 Ext 3073. The District Section 504 Compliance Officer and ADA Coordinator is Rebecca Marazon (Coordinator of Psychological Services), available at (941) 255-0808 Ext 3071. (School Board Policy 2260)


    USDA's Non-Discrimination Statement: 

    In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

    Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

    To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/ad-3027.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

    1. mail:
      U.S. Department of Agriculture
      Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
      1400 Independence Avenue, SW
      Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
    2. fax:
      (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
    3. email:


    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.