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Register today for online PD opportunities for teachers


The IFT and Illinois Education Association have partnered with the Illinois State Board of Education to offer another opportunity for convenient, very low-cost professional development for PreK-12 teachers this fall. Register today for classes that begin as soon as October 7!

This program is offered through ISBE and is designed to offer high-quality, engaging professional learning online. The cost is $50 per course, and an Internet-connected computer is all that is required to participate.

The self-paced courses will be conducted over six to eight weeks, depending on the course chosen. Offerings include:

  • Planning a Close Reading Lesson: Grades 3-6
  • Implementing the Eight Mathematical Practices in the Elementary School Classroom
  • Implementation of a Balanced Assessment System
  • Improving Reading and Writing in the Content Areas
  • Mobile Devices for Teaching and Learning
  • Science 2.0: Using Web Tools to Promote Inquiry-based Science

Depending upon the length of the course, 20-30 professional development hours will be available for each course completed. Participants may register for more than one course.

Don't miss this convenient and affordable professional development opportunity. The next series of courses begins soon, so sign up today! For details and registration information, click here.




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