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.


*At this time, Local Professional Development Committee (L.P.D.C.) is not available on PD Express.  For all forms that need to be completed, please contact Bobbi Williams at

Xello, the New Career Cruising Training

Xello helps students discover the pathway that’s right for them, whether it involves a trade, college, university, entrepreneurship, or other training. As students gain self-knowledge through assessments and reflection, they …

January 9, 2019, 8:00 - 11:00 or 12:00 - 3:00   |   Free


ODE – Adolescent Literacy Regional Meeting

A day of regional learning and discussion to explore the adolescent literacy component of Ohio’s Plan to Raise Literacy Achievement. Led by Ohio Department of Education’s Adolescent Literacy Specialists, participants …

March 8, 2019, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 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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