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Teachers College of San Joaquin’s Professional Learning Center provides opportunities for educators to purchase non-degree, Professional Development Units (PDUs) to continue their education and move over on the pay scale*!

*Always check with your school and/or district prior to purchasing units to ensure that they will accept them.

If you have any questions about our Professional Leaning Center, please contact Dr. Brandy Byers, PLC Coordinator at bbyers@sjcoe.net.

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TCSJ

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INDEPENDENT STUDY

Building Curriculum for the 21st Century Learner

In this course, participants develop units of instruction appropriate for use in their classroom.

1-4 PDUs
$95/unit
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Equity Webinar Series

Participants will watch 5 or 10 prerecorded webinars of their choice regarding equity and social justice

1 PDU
$95
2 PDUs
$190
Open to
All
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ONLINE, SYNCHRONOUS

TEACHING IN THE CONCURRENT CLASSROOM: A HYBRID TEACHING WORKSHOP

This course is designed to prepare teachers to teach students in both in-person and digital settings.

Course
$100
1 PDU
$75 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All

George Couros

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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Developing the Innovator’s Mindset Through Remote, Face-to-Face, and Blended Learning, GEORGE COUROS

This course covers everything you need to empower learners in a remote, face-to-face, or blended environment.

Course
$147
2 PDUs
$150 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Digital Portfolio Master Course, GEORGE COUROS

Learn how to create your own digital portfolio (and use the process with staff and students).

Course
$99
2 PDUs
$150 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All

Dr. Catlin Tucker

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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Getting Started with Blended and Online Learning, Catlin Tucker

This course will help teachers design a blended or online course, provide instruction online, and facilitate learning and academic discourse in online environments.

Course
$125
2 PDUs
$150 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All

Novak Educational Consulting

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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

UDL Now!, Novak Educational Consulting

UDL-ify Your Practice! Learn the key concepts of UDL and gain the knowledge you need to start using UDL in your lesson and assessment design for both traditional and remote settings.

Course
$150
3 PDUs
$200 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Equity by Design, Novak Educational Consulting

A first of its kind course, gain the tools to equip students (and teachers, too) with the will, skill, and collective capacity to enact positive change.

Course
$150
3 PDUs
$200 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Learning and the Brain, Novak Educational Consulting

Gain an understanding of learning, the brain, and the central role of emotions for learning. From theory to application, the goal is to develop a new lens that can be applied to your teaching or work practices.

Course
$150
3 PDUs
$200 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Innovate Inside the [Virtual] Box with UDL, Novak Educational Consulting

This course will focus on the four components of the core of innovation as outlined in our book, Innovate Inside the Box: Empowering Learners Through UDL and the Innovator’s Mindset and then help to scale the core and the Innovator’s Mindset through the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

Course
$150
3 PDUs
$200 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Embracing an Innovator’s Mindset During COVID-19, Novak Educational Consulting

This course is built on the foundation of the book Innovator’s Mindset. To eliminate barriers that prevent all learners from succeeding, we have to not only foster our own innovator’s mindset, but we have to scale these practices throughout our schools and districts.

Course
$150
3 PDUs
$200 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All
2 people working on paper and laptops
ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) & Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Novak Educational Consulting

This course is built on the foundation of the book Innovator’s Mindset. To eliminate barriers that prevent all learners from succeeding, we have to not only foster our own innovator’s mindset, but we have to scale these practices throughout our schools and districts.

Course
$150
3 PDUs
$200 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Deeper Learning, Novak Educational Consulting

Explore the concept of deeper learning, why it is needed, what it looks like, and how to do it.

Course
$150
3 PDUs
$200 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All
boy using a laptop
ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

UDL for Remote Learning, Novak Educational Consulting

This course has been designed to help you navigate the use of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) for Remote Learning.

Course
$150
3 PDUs
$200 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All

Eduro Learning

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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Women Who Lead, Eduro Learning

Women Who Lead from Eduro Learning is an 8-module, self-paced, online course designed for aspiring leaders.

Course
$997
5 PDUs
$350 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All

SJCOE

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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Distance Learning Modules

Virtual/Blended Learning professional development modules to help support teachers.

Modules
Free
1 PDU
$95
Open to
All

Trevor Muir

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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

How to Thrive as a Virtual Teacher, A Course by Trevor Muir

From how to set up dynamic virtual meetings to how to create engaging virtual curriculums, every teacher can find new ways to thrive in the virtual classroom.

Course
$65
1 PDU
$75 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All

PARTNER WITH TCSJ SO EDUCATORS CAN EARN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT UNITS THROUGH YOUR CLASS/WORKSHOP!

TCSJ's Professional Learning Center partners with agencies (e.g. school districts and individuals) so that PDUs may be provided for a class/workshop offered by the agency. If you are interested in learning about how we can partner, please reach out to Dr. Brandy Byers, PLC Coordinator at bbyers@sjcoe.net.


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