PDH for IL Educators

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Approved PDH for K-12 Illinois Educators

Professional Development Hours Now Available for Licensed IL Educators

The University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine offers a variety of online continuing education courses and NEW courses for Illinois Educators with the opportunity to earn PDH.

To maintain professional educator licensure, public school personnel must provide the Illinois State Board of Education with evidence of completion for approved professional development activities.  Approved professional development activities are designed to support participants’ knowledge, skills, and practices in one or more state teaching standard areas and delivered in alignment with the Standards for Professional Learning.

Why Choose a Course from the College of Veterinary Medicine?

  • Self-paced and asynchronous
  • 150 days to complete the course (about 5 months)
  • Certificate of completion for allotted professional development hours

Approved Courses:

Biosecurity Facility Design, and Management (PDH 1 Hour)

Explore the critical routes for pathogen introduction on farms. From wild animals and insects to feed transportation and deadstock removal, learn how to assess risks and calculate disease outbreak costs. Earn professional development hours approved by the Council on Teacher Education. Designed for Illinois K-12 educators. 100% online course.

Understanding Infectious Disease in Herds (PDH 1.5 Hours)

This self-paced course introduces the SIR triangle, a framework for understanding infectious diseases within animal herds. The course, designed for K-12 educators in Illinois, offers flexibility—you can start and finish at your convenience. Upon successful completion, you’ll earn 1.5 professional development hours. 100% online course.

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