Professional Development

Educators are facing unexpected changes with school closures and COVID-19. Below are a list of professional development resources for school leaders and educators who are continuing to educate and support students. We will be adding to this list frequently. Bookmark this page for updates!

This page includes: Live Training and Webinar Links, and Self-Paced Recordings for teachers and leaders.

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Live Trainings and/or Webinars

Ongoing Trainings:

  • The Learning Accelerator: GetSetUp for Remote Learning. Trainings on a variety of topics to support educators navigating Remote Learning. LINK
  • New Visions Remote Teaching and Learning: Teacher Technology Support. Live webinars and office hours for educators with questions using Google Classroom or other edtech tools and applications. LINK
  • CIESC: Keep Indiana Learning. 3-5 minute trainings across a variety of topics (content, SEL, best practices in online learning, etc.) for teachers, leaders, and families. LINK
  • Global Online Academy: Designing for Online Learning. This course will support the fundamentals of designing high-quality online learning experiences. Weekly courses, self-paced for teachers. LINK
  • ASU Prep Digital: School Training and Support resources to transition from brick and mortar to online instruction. LINK
  • Education Post: Podcast- Voices4ED: A different conversation about Public Education. LINK
  • CAASA: Advancing Equity in an Era of Crisis. LINK

 

Week of May 31-June 6 (All Trainings EST)

  • Tues. June 2, TBD IDOE. Overcoming the Achievement Gap Trap Conference Training with Anthony Muhammad. REGISTRATION LINK (SOON)

 

Week of June 7-13 (All Trainings EST)

  • Tues. June 9, 2p Purdue Polytechnic High School. Teacher Training Workshop: Bringing E-Learning to Life. REGISTRATION LINK
  • Tues. June 9, 2pm Great Minds. Combat the Gap: Summer Learning Loss During COVID-19. REGISTRATION LINK
  • Wed. June 10, 12p Indiana Youth Institute. Weathering the Storms: Modeling Self-Regulation Strategies for Youth. REGISTRATION LINK
  • June 10-11, 9a-10:30a CIESE + PLConnect. Leadership that Improves Outcomes for EL Learners. REGISTRATION LINK

 

Week of June 14-20 (All Trainings EST)

  • June 19-20. Inclusive STEM & CS. The Inclusive STEM & CS Summit. REGISTRATION LINK

 

Week of June 21-27 (All Trainings EST)

  • June 22-26. Global Online Academy. Designing for Online Learning. REGISTRATION LINK

 

Month of July (All Trainings EST)

  • July 14-16, Indiana Black Expo. 2020 Education Conference: An Indiana Black Expo Virtual Conference. REGISTRATION LINK

Self-Paced Trainings or Recordings

Great opportunities to work at your own pace and review trainings multiple times. Trainings are divided by general topics.

Click on a heading below to see self-paced trainings and/or recordings.

Relay Graduate School of Education. Blended Learning for K-12. LINK

The Heritage Foundation. Moving to Virtual Instruction for K-12 Students During the Pandemic. LINK

Austin Inge (Victory College Prep): How-To: Zoom Video Conferencing. LINK

Virtual Conference 2020. Coronavirus: Maintaining Healthy Schools and Preparing for Online Learning. LINK

Relay Graduate School of Education. Online Teaching Tools Resource Exploration. LINK

Google For Education: Earn your Google Classroom Educator Certification. LINK

University of Massachusetts Amherst: Torrey Trust, Ph.D. Teaching Remotely in Times of Need. LINK

Nadine Gilkison: E-Learning without being 1:1. Videos for e-learning beginners. LINK

SEE Learning & Trauma Resource Institute: Cultivating Resilience & Compassion in At-Home Schooling Environment. LINK

Online Learning Consortium: Addressing the Social-Emotional Needs of Remote K-12 Learners. LINK

Teacher’s Tech: How to Use Google Classroom 2020- Tutorial for Beginners. LINK

Indiana Connections Academy (Ball State Authorizer): Adapting SpEd in the virtual classroom. RECORDING LINK. Handout. 

Council for Exceptional Children: Teaching Special Education Online during COVID-19. LINK

PATINS Project: Professional Development Webinar Library to support students with different needs. Target audiences include General Education, Special Education, Therapists and Paraprofessionals. LINK

Audubon Center of the North Wood: Online Special Education Effective Practices. LINK

Literacy

CommonLit: Virtual Training with CommonLit. Introducing participants to leveraging the features of this free digital literacy and assessment program, grades 3-12. LINK

ReadWorks: Remote Learning with ReadWorks. Best practices in online learning in addition to how to use ReadWorks for literacy lessons. LINK

math

Partnership for Inquiry Learning: Math Activities with the Flessners. Videos for teachers and families to use things from home to explore how math works. LINK

Zearn: Supports for Leaders, Teachers and Parents with leveraging free Zearn curriculum. LINK

Virtual Conference 2020. Coronavirus: Teaching Complex Current Events and Supporting Student Well-Being. LINK