Professional development

Registration is Open for Facilitation Academies with Making Sense of SCIENCE

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Our world is made of matter —but what does it really mean to be made of matter? This is just one of several topics teacher leaders will explore in upcoming facilitation academies by Making Sense of...Read More

Program for Infant/Toddler Care Trainer Institute: Register Today!

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Learn how to improve the quality of care for infants and toddlers in your programs, communities, and state, as well as adult learning and teaching strategies. Read More

Successful Classroom Strategies for Urban Science Educators

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In this presentation, special guests will discuss the current urban science teaching and learning landscape.Read More

WestEd’s Joseph Sassone Will Lead School Transformation Session for NY Superintendents

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The event is sponsored by the New York State Council of School Superintendents and LEAF, Inc.Read More

Social-Emotional Learning and Literacy in Science Webinar: Register Today

Introduce students to their own intriguing reading and thinking processes. Read More

Blending Business and Education Practices to Develop School Transformation Leaders

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An innovative leadership program helped to spark school improvement in five states. Read More

Upcoming QTEL Summer Institutes: Q&A, Part 2

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Read a short Q&A with Mary Schmida on upcoming Quality Teaching for English Learners institutes. Read More

Upcoming QTEL Summer Institutes: Q&A, Part I

Professional development at a QTEL workshop

Read a short Q&A with Nicholas Catechis on upcoming Quality Teaching for English Learners institutes.Read More

WestEd's Nanette Seago Publishes Findings in Peer-Reviewed Journal

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The paper examines how a facilitator prepared to use and adapt video-based math professional development.Read More

Build Social and Emotional Skills in the Classroom, Birth through Third Grade

Spotlight on Young Children: Social and Emotional Development

Foster healthy behaviors through classroom practices, routines, and lessons.Read More