EducationPD Launches Professional Development Portal


EducationPD has launched a new online professional development center for teachers and school staff members. The site,, provides supplemental resources for existing K-12 professional development programs, including full online courses.

At launch time, the portal had 16 such courses available, covering a wide range of topics, from assessment and special education to communication and education leadership. The company said that 16 more courses are currently in development and will launch in 2008. The center will also provide all courses in Spanish and English beginning in 2008, according to EducationPD.

Individual courses run $45; volume bonuses are also available for schools or districts purchasing 10 or more courses. More information can be found at the link below.

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