Professional Development

3/14/2012

3/14/2012

Coordinator of Blue Ribbon Mentor-Advocate Program Graig Meyer will describe how this successful program has changed the lives of hundreds of at-risk children and illustrate how SIIS attendees can achieve similar success. 

3/13/2012

3/13/2012

PD producer School Improvement Network has announced the May 1, 2012 release of LiveBook, a new online professional development tool that will change the way educators learn and interact.

3/12/2012

3/12/2012

ASCD’s 67th Annual Conference and Exhibit Show, “A Collective Call to Action,” now features more than 80 new exhibitors, a new and expanded ASCD Center, and a new generation of speakers and sessions addressing timely topics of interest to educators of every level. 

3/8/2012

3/8/2012

Efforts to revamp public education are increasingly focused on evaluating teachers using student test scores, but school districts nationwide are only beginning to deal with the practical challenges of implementing those changes.

3/8/2012

Lesley University, which has been preparing teachers for over 100 years, has developed a degree program to help educators whose classrooms present complex learning challenges.

3/7/2012

3/7/2012

ASCD is pleased to announce it has made a variety of free professional development content available on the new iTunes U.

3/6/2012

3/6/2012

In response to increased interest from educators for more online learning opportunities throughout the year, PBS TeacherLine has expanded its course schedule to eight terms.

3/5/2012

3/5/2012

PD developer School Improvement Network released a new set of online, CEU-eligible courses on March 1st, helping educators to stay on top of their game and improve student achievement.

3/5/2012

Teachscape has partnered with Danielson and is announcing the Framework for Teaching Effectiveness Series and the Professional Learning Suite, Framework Edition to help teachers apply the FFT to their teaching practice. 

3/1/2012

3/1/2012

The San Francisco school board took on teacher seniority rights Tuesday night in planning for layoffs, voting to save the jobs of all 70 teachers in 14 low-performing schools when the district hands out pink slips in two weeks.

2/29/2012

2/29/2012

Autism Training Solutions teams with School Improvement Network to provide strategies for managing and teaching students with autism and other behavioral and learning disabilities. 

 

2/27/2012

2/27/2012

Felicia Cumings Smith, Associate Commissioner of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, will speak on the dramatic changes in K12 education at the 2012 School Improvement Innovation Summit July 16-17. 

2/27/2012

Sublime Learning, Inc announces its partnership with the Visual Leap to offer Philadelphia Schools “SublimeDesign”, a blended Professional Learning approach to Universal Design for Learning and technology integration.

2/23/2012

2/23/2012

March 5-7
Washington, D.C.

2/23/2012

DA editors attend many national and state conferences around the country to learn the latest about education and ed technology. In early February I spent time at the Texas Computer Education Association Annual Convention and Exposition learning about the latest trends in ed tech.

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