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Northern Local LPDC Information

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Website for the LPDC Online Form Management System: CLICK the following link to  go there:




Important License and Submission Information



IRN 014512, Northern Local LPDC


An educator/staff member wishing to renew a professional license must receive the approval of his or her Local Professional Development Committee for an Individual Professional Development Plan and complete the required amount of professional development during their renewal cycle:

  1. Six semester hours of coursework related to classroom teaching and/or the area of licensure; or
  2. 180 contact hours (or 18 CEUs) in workshops or equivalent activities related to their IPDP goals as approved by their Local Professional Development Committee.
  3. Coursework, workshops, or other equivalent activities may be combined.
  4. LPDC Forms can be found to the left - click on the document to open it and fill it out. Be sure to fill this out when sending in paperwork.



Website for the LPDC Online Form Management System: CLICK the following link to sign-in and submit your IPDP, CEU's, and your documentation of proof so that we can verify and log your hours for license renewal:


Important Information:

1. An educator MUST have a current, approved IPDP on file with the LPDC before earning credits/contact hours/CEUs that qualify for license renewal.

2. Obtain prior approval online and refer to the Equivalent Activities Options chart for professional development requirements

3. Current members of the LPDC committee are listed on the LPDC Online Form Management System.



Meetings are typically held at the Thornville Elementary Conference Room from 4:00 to 5:00 on the first Wednesday of the month. There may be date adjustments made, so check the schedule below for exact dates. 

In the event that school is closed on the date of a scheduled meeting, the meeting will be canceled.  


Meeting Schedule 2023-2024:

Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Wednesday, May 31 2024

All meetings are open to members.  You are welcome to come to meetings to ask questions and get help navigating the LPDC online portal.  




Northern Local LPDC Online Form Management System

  • Online Form Management System
    • IPDP
    • Professional Development Activities
  • Meeting dates, times, locations
  • Member List


Ohio Dept. of Ed.- How to renew a 5 year license.


Accredited Institution Database - Verify that a college or university is accredited. 


Go to SAFE account login -Apply with ODE for license renewal.




During the year of your renewal:


March 18All documentation of professional development is due to the LPDC.  


May 1Deadline to have your background check completed and apply for renewal through your SAFE account. *This deadline is extended due to COVID-19


Within 30 days of the issue date of your new license obtain approval of a new IPDP.

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