Professional Development


Amgen Biotech Experience Program Expands to Pittsburgh

The program will equip teachers from Pittsburgh school districts and charter schools with resources for their students to explore biotechnology concepts and engage with research-grade lab equipment.

Early Childhood Support PD Uses Interactive Simulation

Kognito's "At-Risk for Early-Childhood Educators" is a professional development training tool that uses interactive, online role-play conversations with fully animated students and caregivers. The goal is to help those adults build their knowledge and skills in child mental health and behavior management.

Digital Promise Adds 16 Free Microcredentials

Digital Promise has added 16 new microcredentials to its portfolio, with the help of four different partners.

Research Finds Mostly White Ed Force Unready to Support Minority Students

Along with increased focus on supporting the needs of a diverse student body, the report also suggested that educator preparation programs emphasize field experience and "high-quality mentorship experiences" that tie to the coursework.

Report Defines State Policies for Future Teaching Workforce

The teaching community of the future will be equity-oriented, focused on continual improvement and committed to lifelong learning — but only if state policymakers set the right priorities.

Buena Vista U Online Master's Adds Teacher Tech Integration Track

Iowa's Buena Vista University is launching a new track within one of its online master's degrees that uses Discovery Education's streaming service and teacher professional learning community.

Free Workshop Focuses on STEM Teaching

New York University's Tandon School of Engineering is offering a free workshop for local middle school teachers on developing STEM lessons in the life sciences, physical sciences and mathematics.

Soundtrap and Listenwise Partner for Podcast Professional Development

Soundtrap and Listenwise are collaborating to make it easier for teachers to help students create podcasts.

Report: The Right Policies Are Needed for Microcredentials to Succeed

Two education nonprofits examined the challenges and possibilities posed by the use of microcredentials as a structure for helping teachers get the professional learning they need.

New Performance Management System to Streamline Evaluations Across Boston Public Schools

Boston Public Schools is rolling out a new performance management system to handle teacher and staff evaluation across the district.

THE News Update

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.

Whitepapers