Cornetet Individual Awards for Professional Development (CIPD) are available to all employed educators who meet the stated criteria. The application process is competitive.
Awards (money) given to individual educators assists their participation in professional development opportunities through approved professional development providers such as colleges, universities, and professional organizations other than The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. As of May 2018 over $699,547 has been granted as Individual Professional Development Awards.
Awards will fund participation in:
- Lecture series
- National certification (maximum award for the National Board Certification will be $1,000.00)
- Online courses
- Workshops and other non-degree programs
Awards may fund travel, lodging, meals, pay for substitutes, registration fees, etc. Awards may not be used to reimburse for activities already completed, to pursue a degree program, or to fund an educational project.