Employees may view the annual in-service calendar below and select appropriate programs to enrich your pedagogy and skills. There are two required in-service days per year for instructional staff members. An initial training is held annually during the week preceding the opening of school each August. Instructional staff members are required to attend training on this day. The second in-service for instructional staff members is held at the end of the school year. However, staff members may complete pre-approved alternative in-service programs throughout the school year to fulfill the end-of-year requirement.
District In-Service Calendar
The required in-service hours vary by employment position, job duties, and governmental mandates.
Graduate Credit Information for Professional Staff
Please submit PREAPPROVAL AND APPPLICATION FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF CREDITS in advance of registering for any graduate course.
Upon course completion submit a copy of your invoice and official transcript/grade report.
You may request salary increase at the following credit thresholds:
Bachelor + 24
Master/Masters Equivalency (B + 36)
Masters and 6 credit increments (eg. M+6, M+12, M+15) Maximum M+60 or
All credit documentation must be submitted and received in the business office no late than September 1 or February 1 for the previous semester in order for professional staff members to be considered for salary adjustment.
East Stroudsburg University Offers courses on our campus, on-line, and at ESU and provides a tuition deferment program.
Act 48 Link – Professional and Administrative Staff
PIL Program (Pennsylvania Inspired Leadership)
Professional Development Forms
Teacher Induction Plan
Conference, Workshop, Seminar, Act 48 Request Form
Alternative In-Service Pre-approval Form
Professional Development Proposal
- PLC Feedback Form
ESU Tuition Program Approval Request