Professional Development


Six Steps School Leaders Should Take to Reduce Teacher Turnover

In the wake of the pandemic, with more than half of teachers considering leaving the profession sooner than later, a school administrator from Tennessee shares key steps help reduce teacher turnover.

Aerospace, Engineering, and Rocketry Education Initiative Unveiled by NSTA, AIAA, and Estes Rockets

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, model rocket maker Estes Industries, and the National Science Teaching Association today announced a new joint initiative called Exploration Generation to bring aerospace, engineering, and rocketry education to K–12 classrooms nationwide.

Deadline is May 1 for NEA Foundation Learning and Leadership Grants for Individual, Group PD Activities

The NEA Foundation’s Learning & Leadership Grants program is accepting applications through May 1 for the summer 2022 funding period; school support staff, teachers, and specialized instructional support staff are eligible to apply.

Deadline Approaching for PD Grants for Mathematics Teachers

May 1 is the deadline to apply for individual teacher grants of up to $3,000 each from the Mathematics Education Trust of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Completes Sale to Veritas Capital

K–12 curriculum publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt today announced that the sale of the company to Veritas Capital has been completed after approximately 57% of HMH shares were tendered at $21 per share, putting the transaction value at $2.8 billion.

Boston Museum of Science EiE Offering Computer Science Essentials PD for Elementary Teachers

EiE, the curricula division of the Boston Museum of Science, has launched an online learning program to prepare elementary educators to teach EiE’s Computer Science Essentials curriculum for grades 1–5.

Kentucky Initiative Aims to Take Project-Based Learning Program Into a Third of State's Public Schools

Professional development provider PBLWorks has announced a new four-year partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education to provide training and support in project-based learning for educators across the state’s K–12 schools.

Teacher Training and Staffing Firm University Instructors Buys PD Provider PrepForward

University Instructors, a provider of K–12 learning, training, and staffing services, has acquired PrepForward, a Boston-based provider of online K–12 teacher certification prep and professional development, UI said in a news release.

Apple Launches New Learning Coach Program and Features for Educators

Apple today announced the launch of its new Apple Learning Coach professional learning program for educators who coach teachers, to help them get the most out of Apple technology and boost student engagement in the process.

NEO LMS Parent Cypher Learning Launches E-Learning Certification Program

Cypher Learning, a provider of learning platforms for schools, universities, and organizations around the world, today launched a new certification program with courses for administrators and teachers on e-learning strategies to help educators maximize effective use of its NEO learning management system and support online teaching, the company said in a news release.

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