Curriculum & Instruction

Professional Development Requirements

Welcome to Mansfield ISD

As either a new teacher to the profession or a new teacher to MISD, there are some required professional development hours you must obtain. Please contact any of the content coordinators or your campus principal if you have any questions.

Registration in eduphoria

If you’d like to register and do not have your eduphoria account yet, please call 817-299-4380 for assistance.

New To the District MTOP

MTOP training for teachers new to the Mansfield school district.

When: August 1-4, 2017

8:00am -4:00pm

Where: The Center for Performing Arts

1110 W Debbie Lane

Mansfield, TX 76063


Flyer for Day 1 Agenda

Sheltered Instruction Training

Sheltered Instruction training is required by law. If you teach ELL students, you will need two days of Sheltered Instruction.

Day #1 SI has to be completed before October snapshot with follow up (day 2) afterwards.

See ELL flyer with date options

Early Literacy Academy

Required training for ALL K-2 teachers.


See Flyer with date options.

Advanced Academics Information:

Those who must have 6 clock hours annually in professional development focused on gifted and talented education.


  • Superintendent
  • Administrators with decision-making authority over the G/T program
  • Counselors


Those who must have 30 hours initial training and 6 hour annual update (Jan-Dec) staff development focused on gifted and talented education.

Teachers who are assigned classes that are considered services for the gifted:


  • Kindergarten teachers
  • GT Cluster teachers 1st-4th
  • Pre-AP Teachers with the G/T clusters 5th -8th
  • Pre-AP, Advanced Placement Teachers 9-12
  • Music teachers K-12th
  • Visual Arts 5th-12th Electives that are designed to service to gifted students
  • ESL Lead Teachers (Required by their job description)


See flyer for Basic Training and Update Offerings

(Pre-AP/AP Teachers must attend a College Board four-day institute every four years.)

Please see your Campus G/T Specialist to fulfill this state requirement which must be completed by the end of the 1st semester each year.