Teachers complete 100 hours of professional development at Lead Teacher including:

  • a minimum of 20 hours of NESA Registered Professional Development at Lead and
  • Teacher Identified Professional Development (TIPD) and
  • a minimum of 20 hours of professional commitment activities that support the professional development and practice of colleagues, such as: mentoring teachers, supervising teacher education students, provisional/conditional teachers or Proficient Teachers, leading PD, developing and implementing projects, and writing for publications.

Lead Teachers must evaluate their NESA Registered Professional Development and record their TIPD/professional commitment activities in their NESA online account.

NESA Maintenance of Teacher Accreditation Policy (2018) Section 4.2, Pages 5-7

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