Professional Development

Welcome to the Team

The Bay District Schools Office of Staff Development coordinates a system of professional development for all employees to enable the school community to meet state and local achievement standards and goals and to succeed in school improvement as described in Florida Statute 229.591. All professional development within Bay District Schools is coordinated and monitored by the Office of Staff Development.


Coordinator of Staff Development & Title II: Lisa Churchwell ( ) 850-767-4266

Assistant to Coordinator of Staff Development & Title II: Jenna Gortemoller ( 850-767-4263

Bookkeeper for Staff Development:  Pam Patterson ( 850-767-4355


PDCP: Professional Development Certification Program (Alternative Certification) 

Daphne Graham ( 850-767-4143

Terri Lowe ( 850-767-4263


1311 Balboa Avenue
Panama City, FL 32401
(850) 767-4100
William V Husfelt III
Superintendent, Bay District Schools
Office of the Superintendent
Shirley Byas
Employment and Income Verification Equity Coordinator
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