Professional Development

South San Francisco District Launches First Summer STEM Institute

The South San Francisco Unified School District is launching its first-ever Summer STEM Institute in an effort to prepare its students for professions in the 21st century.

Duke Student Project Aims to Improve K-12 Latino Students' English Skills

Led by their professors, a team of undergraduate students at Duke University is working on a project designed to enhance professional development for North Carolina elementary school teachers whose students lack essential English language skills.

iNACOL to Host Personalized Learning State Policy Webinar

The International Association for K-12 Online Learning will host a webinar Tuesday, June 21 designed to look into promising state policies designed to enable and scale personalized learning.

Texas Teachers Expands Alternative Teacher Certification Program

Texas Teachers, an alternative teacher certification program based in Texas, is expanding to other regions of the United States with its new Teachers of Tomorrow program.

Teachers Dive into Deep-Sea Exploration with STEM Nautilus Program

A non-profit organization dedicated to ocean exploration has teamed up for a second year with an oil and gas company to deliver training to teachers on how to engage their students in related STEM topics.

High School Teachers Learning How To Add Genetics and Genomes to the Classroom

A series of grants is enabling a non-profit organization focused on genetics (the study of heredity) and genomics (the study of genes) to expand coverage of those subjects in American high schools.

Harvard Grad School of Ed Debuts Online Data Wise Institute

The Harvard Graduate School of Education has introduced an online version of its Data Wise Leadership Institute.

Pennsylvania ED Creates Superintendent's Academy

The Pennsylvania Department of Education has launched its Superintendent's Academy, a new professional development program designed for district leaders from around the state.

Pearson, Teaching Channel Partner for Online PD

Pearson has partnered with Teaching Channel to create an online professional development community for teachers who use Pearson's myPerspectives English language arts curriculum.

National Institute for STEM Ed Integrates Chalk & Wire's E-Portfolio Solution

The National Institute for STEM Education has partnered with Chalk & Wire in an effort to improve assessment of STEM teachers as they seek certification.

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