Professional Development

Discovery Ed To Host Free Professional Development Day

Discovery Education will hold its yearly Spring VirtCon April 25 in Silver Spring, MD.

The free day-long event features in-person and virtual professional development opportunities designed to help educators "learn actionable tactics and strategies for deepening the integration of digital media into classroom instruction," according to information released by the company.

In addition to the main event in Maryland, the company is encouraging educators to create in-person events to meet with peers to participate in online activities and discuss the presentations in workshops.

"Previous VirtCons empowered me with a wealth of strategies, tactics and resources that I have used to create even more dynamic lessons for my students. This annual event has helped me stay on the cutting edge of effective technology use in the classroom," said Sandi Dennis, library and media specialist at Westchester Elementary, in a prepared statement. "I encourage my colleagues nationwide to register to participate in this no cost event today."

More information about the event, registration and hosting or joining local workshops is available at

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