Local, State, and Federal Government Requirements for PD @ Arp ISD

If you would like any other one-on-one or small-group PD, feel free to fill out The PD Request Form

The following workshops are required for all Arp ISD Employees.

Please make sure you have completed your certifications before the end of the first nine weeks of the school year.

Instructions: Each workshop is online and will give you the major concepts for the federal and state laws. Resources will also be provided for more in-depth information. You are to review the content and take a quiz on the topic. You will be sent a certificate through your Arp email.

(1) Print the certificate and save one for yourself in Google Drive. Give a copy to the Superintendent's Secretary for your permanent folder.

(2) Be careful to follow all instructions as some workshops will also require you to print out an agreement, sign it and give a copy to the Superintendent's Secretary for your permanent folder.





(1) App GARDEN -- Choose the Training in App Garden that Applies to your employment situation

NOTE: All employees will need to save a copy of their certificates. I recommend saving one in Google Drive or printing 2 copies - one for self and one for the permanent folder.

(2) Acceptable Use Policy Workshop (Aup) This is a Face2Face Workshop, After this workshop, you will be given your username and password for Arp ISD network/computer resources. NO ONE is to access a computer before this workshop has been completed.

(3) Maltreatment of Children and Child Abuse Reporting ~ 2 Hours -State Supplies Certificate - send a copy of the certificate to Superintendent's Secretary, keep a copy for your records.

(4) INFOSEC IQ - an email was sent to you. If you need a reminder email, I will send it upon request

(5) Security Workshops (CyberSecurity Training) - Please complete each one

(6) Crisis Management Plan (Must be Logged in) - Principals are required to review this plan with staff each year and recommend updates as needed. Once you have reviewed the plan, please take the short quiz to provide documentation that you understand the major responsibilities and procedures. ACCESS QUIZ HERE


WORKSHOPS for Educators (Certified Teachers & Administrators Only)

(I) CIPA Workshop (and DOPPA) ~ 2 Hour: This workshop requires you to:

(1) Review the CIPA by watching a video,

(2) Review CIPA Laws,

(3) Take CIPA Quiz and print out Certificate for permanent folder (retain a copy for yourself).

(4) Review the Required Curriculum for your Student Age Group

(5) Use the Reporting Form to Document Lessons you complete in your classroom. You may send this form in as many times as you deem necessary throughout the year. ALL educators are required to document these activities.

(II) LoTI (Levels of Technology Integration) Workshop (HB5)~2 Hours:

This workshop uses the following resources & introduces you to:

(1)The LoTI Framework (download, read and study before taking quiz!). LoTI helps educators to better prepare classroom instruction to meet real-world and 21st Century standards. For Video Demonstrations refer to this Page

(2)The sample LoTI Walk-through Example, helps evaluators to quickly recognize an effective classroom environment.

(3)The HEAT Rubric helps everyone (download read & study before taking quiz!) to identify how engaged students are in teaching and learning. Remember, education is NOT as much about what the teacher is doing, as it is about what the student is learning AND doing.

(4) A Quiz for understanding and Certificate for GT credit. Print out a copy for yourself and send a copy to Superintendent's secretary.

(5) Complete a self-reporting Survey. at the bottom of the page.

(III) Required TEA Dyslexia Training~6 HOURS: This training is required to be provided to ALL educators in the district (TAC §74.28(c)) (TAC §232.11).

Other Workshops you Might be Interested in.... fill out The PD Request Form

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