Professional Development

Each year, Fairfield County Educational Service Center provides many professional development programs directly to teachers and principals. We are proud to offer essential education and leadership services that ensure schools meet their mission to provide students a high-quality education that prepares them for success in life.  To view a list of offerings or to sign up for a class please login to PD Express below.

Login to PD Express here.


Upcoming PBL Professional Development Events

Project Based Learning (PBL) is an instructional strategy in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to a complex question, …



Women in Leadership PLC: The Power of Moments

Led by Marie C. Ward, Ph. D. and Jodi Ranegar, this course is designed for current and aspiring women in leadership positions. This book study is focused on developing and …

September 18, 2019, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.   |   $49.00


School Security Summit

Join national keynote speaker Ken Trump in a workshop in learning proactive school security and emergency preparedness planning best practices in the school house, courthouse and court of public opinion. …

September 25, 2019, 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.   |   Free


Business Advisory Council Workshop

Attend a half day BAC plan development workshop with the Fairfield County ESC, Ohio ESC Association and the Ohio Department of Education! This workshop will walk partners through the general …

August 27, 2019, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.   |   Free


Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I learn about and sign up for professional development opportunities?

Fairfield County Educational Service Center offers numerous professional development opportunities, and we’ve recently invested in a complete online system so that educators can review, enroll and pay for professional development.

Can educators request specific professional developmental offerings?

Yes. Please contact the ESC office at 740-653-3193.

How do I pay for classes I take?

Educators can review upcoming professional development opportunities, enroll and make payments here.

How will I receive my continuing education credits?

CEUs will be available for each workshop you attend. To obtain a certificate of attendance, you must sign up for a workshop on PD Express, and sign the attendance sheet at the workshop. Once you have completed the workshop, you can log in to PD Express and click on My Information at the top of the screen. You will get a drop down menu. Click on PD Workshops. You will see all of the workshops you have enrolled in or completed. If you have completed a workshop, you will see a certificate icon on the far right side of the workshop list. Click on that icon and you can print your certificate of completion. Submit that certificate to your LPDC for approval to get CEUs.

How can I offer professional development services to teachers through the Fairfield County Educational Service Center?

Fairfield County Educational Service Center is always eager to explore new partnerships that will benefit educators, students and taxpayers.

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