Professional Development

Northwest Evaluation Association Launches Assessment Task Force

The Northwest Evaluation Association has launched a new national initiative designed to help fill gaps in teacher preparation related to effective use of assessments.

Colorado State U To Debut Online Teacher Licensures in Math, Science

Colorado State University-Global Campus will launch new online teacher licensure programs in science and math this spring.

Boston Museum To Spend $200,000 To Help Teachers With Engineering Curriculum

The program at the Museum of Science, Boston will provide engineering curriculum and professional development to first- through fifth-grade teachers.

New Partnership Will Provide Micro-Credentials to Teachers

BloomBoard will provide the technology platform for the micro-credentials that Digital Promise will identify and curate.

4 California School Districts Create Professional Development Program for Science Teachers

Four school districts in the San Jose area are implementing a professional development program designed to help middle school science teachers gain confidence with hands-on learning experiences in science classrooms.

CompTIA Unveils Free Raspberry Pi Webinar for Teachers

The Creating IT Futures Foundation, CompTIA's philanthropic arm, has launched a free, on-demand webinar designed to help teachers introduce Raspberry Pi computers to their classrooms.

Haiku Learning, GoSignMeUp Partner on PD Delivery

Digital learning platform provider Haiku Learning and GoSignMeUp, a company that offers online workshops and training registration tools, have partnered in an effort to make it easier for K-12 districts to provide professional development courses for teachers.

Department of Ed Approves State Plans for Excellent Educators

ED promised to launch a new technical assistance network to support states and districts in developing and implementing their plans.

iNACOL To Host Free Blended Learning Webinar

The International Association for K-12 Online Learning is offering a free webinar about implementing blended learning.

Report: Teacher-Controlled Video Observations Improve Teacher Assessment Process

Teachers who participated in a year-long study comparing video-recorded and in-person classroom observations found the video observation process fairer and more useful overall than in-person observations, according to a new report from the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University.