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PDP Option for the MATSOL Conference 

As a service to our members, MATSOL offers a 15 PDP option for 2024 MATSOL Conference participants. 

You must be a current member and a registered participant on the 2024 MATSOL Conference platform to submit a PDP project for evaluation. 

PDP Submission Requirements

To qualify for 15 PDPs, conference participants must:

  1. Attend 12 hours of MATSOL conference presentations (either live sessions attended during the conference or session recordings viewed after the conference)The number of minutes viewed will be verified via MATSOL’s virtual conference app. NOTE: All conference sessions have been uploaded to the Whova conference platform. 
  2. Create a PDP Project, either an Action Plan or Lesson Plan.
  3. Submit your project via email to [email protected] 


PDP Project submission deadline September 30, 2024. MATSOL will evaluate all submitted projects on a rolling basis and respond via email with the award decision no later than October 31, 2024. Instructions available here (Google Drive Link) 

MA DESE PDP Requirements

See Frequently Asked Questions: Professional Development Point (PDP) Eligibility 

Conference Presenters:  MATSOL cannot award PDPs for soley for presenting at the conference. MATSOL can provide a Presentation Certificate verifying that you were a presenter. Please see the section "Educator-Designed Activities" in DESE's License Renewal Guidelines for Massachusetts Educators, p.21-22 for information earning PDPs as a "Presenter at a Professional Conference."