Types of Professional Development

Program staff may participate in the following PD activities, which are eligible for entry into their PD history, if approved.

  • Workshops conducted by the Ohio Aspire PDN
  • Workshops or webinars conducted or approved by OBR Aspire
  • Training sessions for new topics identified by OBR Aspire or the Ohio ABAspireLE PDN
  • Face-to-face training sessions (quarterly)
  • Online training sessions
  • Study circles
  • Webinars that have a training component
  • College courses relevant to Aspire position classification
  • Independent (non-PDN delivered) professional development activities – validated by a Certificate of Participation
  • Aspire program sponsored professional development
  • State conferences – attendance at workshops verified by registration and/or Certificate of Participation
  • National conferences – attendance at workshops verified by registration and/or Certificate of Participation
  • Participation in special projects (e.g. task forces) identified by OBR Aspire or the Aspire PDN