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
  • Ball State Teachers College: Teaching Remotely: Professional Learning for P-12 Educators. LINK
  • Indiana eLearning Lab: Virtual Workshops and Community. LINK


Month of July (All Trainings EST)

  • July 6-10. Instruction Partners. Indiana Standards Bootcamps. REGISTRATION LINK
  • July 8, 12p. New Schools Venture Fund. Grade-Level Instruction or Personalized Pathways: Is it Possible for Schools to Incorporate Both in Distance Learning Plans. REGISTRATION LINK
  • July 14-16, Indiana Black Expo. 2020 Education Conference: An Indiana Black Expo Virtual Conference. REGISTRATION LINK
  • July 15, 12pm. New Schools Venture Fund. How to Support Students’ Social Emotional and Academic Needs When Schools Open. REGISTRATION LINK
  • July 16-17. ASCD Virtual Conference. Respond. Reimagine. Restart. REGISTRATION LINK
  • July 17. 10a-12p (101), 1p-3:30p (201). Dr. Lori Desautels. Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Training. PLEASE EMAIL for login information
  • July 20-24. IN Connected Educators. Go Big and #StayHome Conference. REGISTRATION LINK
  • July 20, 7p. Prince George’s Library. Ibram X. Kendi on “How to be an Antiracist”. REGISTRATION LINK
  • July 22, 12pm. New Schools Venture Fund. Serving all Students Well in Distance Learning | Spotlight on English Language Learners. REGISTRATION LINK
  • July 30, 10a-12p. IDOEFacilitating Conversations about Race in Your Classroom. REGISTRATION LINK
  • July 30, 1p-4p. Murff Consulting Group. Culturally Responsive Pedagogy. REGISTRATION LINK
  • July 31, 9a-12p. Murff Consulting Group. Culturally Responsive Pedagogy. REGISTRATION LINK



Month of AUGUST (All Trainings EST)

  • Aug. 14 9a-11p (101), 12p-2:30p (201). Dr. Lori Desautels. Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Training. PLEASE EMAIL for login information

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


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


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

Great Lakes Equity. Anti-Racism Resources. LINK