Professional Development

Professional Development


Our purpose is to provide high quality and rigorous professional learning opportunities to all educators and staff members within Hernando County.  Our objective is to support improved job performance that results in improved student academic achievement.

Our Mission:

To Inspire and support the pursuit of individual greatness through professional development.

Our Vision:

HCSD Professional Development Department works diligently to facilitate meaningful, collaborative professional learning that provides staff with resources and a framework for improving instructional practices supporting student success.
It is our sincere desire to meet your professional development needs. If you have any questions or need assistance with your in-service history, please feel free to contact our department at (352) 797-7016.
Renewal of the Professional Educator’s Certificate is the educator’s responsibility.
Please contact Dawn Leo or Alexis Brown, Certification Specialists at 352-797-7070.

Our Staff:

Dr. Paula Clark
Supervisor of Professional Development
Cynthia Sierak
Professional Development Specialist
Denise Toler
Teacher on Special Assignment-PD
Vanessa Hurd
Teacher on Special Assignment-PD

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