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Professional Development Opportunities

A variety of PD opportunities exists in the catalogs found on My Learning Plan (MLP), including our PV Catalog and various Intermediate Unit catalogs (MCIU, CCIU, BCIU, etc.).  Additional provider opportunities are listed below.   To gain approval for any of these opportunities, please complete the Individual Flex Credit form in MLP.  

*If you have a suggestion for a provider to be added below, email Mrs. Laurie Smith, Assistant to the Superintendent for C&I.   

ProviderDescriptionLink to more information
Adobe Education ExchangeChoose from dozens of free collaborative courses, taught by educators for educators, to learn how to integrate digital media into your curriculum and take your skills to the next level.Course Catalog
ASCDASCD (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.Webinars
Discovery EducationDiscovery Education understands the role vibrant professional learning communities play in supporting educators. To help facilitate learning events that work with your schedule, we host in-person, virtual, and blended events, all offered at no-cost for community members at all levels.Webinars
Education WeekEducation Week is an independent national news organization focusing on K-12 education. Serving as a bridge between the worlds of policy and practice, Education Week is recognized as American precollegiate education’s “newspaper of record.”Webinars is a professional social and learning network that makes it easy for anyone in the education community to connect with peers, share information and best practices, spread innovative ideas, and provide professional development.Webinars
Intel Teach ElementsIntel Teach professional development empowers teachers to integrate technology effectively into their existing curriculum, focusing on their students’ problem solving, critical thinking, and collaboration, which are precisely the skills required in the high tech, networked society in which we live. Intel® Teach Elements are free, just-in-time professional development courses that you can experience now, anytime, anywhere. To determine hours view the eLearning guide in the syllabus.just-in-time PD courses
SAS PD CenterThe SAS (Standards Aligned System) PD Center is designed to organize and deliver educational content carefully aligned to the Pennsylvania Academic and Core Standards and provide educators with integrated classroom tools to enhance their teaching effectiveness. The SAS portal also provides Pennsylvania educators with leading edge networking technologies that create opportunities to communicate and collaborate with peers across the Commonwealth.Course Catalog
TeachersFirstAn online community for teachers by teachers. TeachersFirst presents OK2Ask, a series of webinars for self-directed teacher professional development and exploration.Live Workshops