Professional Development

9/11/2013

9/11/2013
This list contains 40 different tools that can be used to help create connected online communities. From blogs to webinars to comments to surveys, communities small and large can be created to keep teachers and administrators in touch with each other about cutting-edge issues in engaged learning.
9/11/2013
ASCD, the international education leadership association, announced today new benefits available to current and future members as part of a yearlong rollout of new member perks and benefits during the association's "membership means more" campaign.

9/4/2013

9/4/2013
To kick off the new school year, an impressive list of Pennsylvania superintendents last week joined the leadership of AASA, The School Superintendents Association, to discuss education issues at an event held at the Abington School District in Abington, Pa.
9/4/2013
ASCD is pleased to announce the release of Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind: Practical Strategies for Raising Achievement, a new book by seasoned educator, prolific author, and brain expert Eric Jensen.

9/3/2013

9/3/2013
Teacher preparation programs will have to raise admission standards and ensure graduates are boosting the achievement levels of elementary and high-school students to earn national accreditation, according to a revamp of the process adopted Thursday.

8/28/2013

8/28/2013
ASCD, the global leader in providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, is pleased to announce the release of Closing the Attitude Gap: How to Fire Up Your Students to Strive for Success by award-winning educator and best-selling education author Baruti K. Kafele.
8/28/2013
At her six-month review as executive director of the Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS), Veronica Rivera received a strong vote of confidence from ALAS’ board of directors.

8/23/2013

8/23/2013
There are all kinds of geeky ways teachers can use technology to help their students perform better and learn more. One big problem, however, is that often, instructors either don’t know where to find these tools or just don’t understand how to use them. That’s exactly where Bill Gates wants to lend a helping hand.

8/21/2013

8/21/2013
The leadership of AASA, The School Superintendents Association, will discuss the state of public school education on Aug. 27 and 28, 2013, in Abington, Pa.
8/21/2013
ASCD, the global leader in providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, is pleased to welcome new teachers to the education profession and offer professional development resources to ensure their success during the coming school year.
8/21/2013
A state law requiring suicide awareness training in Ohio schools for the first time this year could help stem the tide of a “silent epidemic” that took her son’s life, state Rep. Marlene Anielski says.

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