Free and Flexible Online Professional Development

Quality Continuing Education at your Fingertips

Teachers, by nature, love learning.  Unfortunately, their busy schedules and tight budgets can make it difficult to attend conferences and seminars.  With today’s technology, fantastic continued learning opportunities are available at their fingertips anytime of the day or night.  What’s more, many of them are free. 

Education Closet
Free downloadable toolkits are rich and easy to implement in the classroom right away.  Teachers can choose from PBL, arts integration and more.  

Staff Development for Educators
Free SDE webinars are a phenomenal resource.  Teachers can choose from hours of interesting presentations covering topics from mindfulness in the classroom to emergent readers to math application skills.  SDE offers both pre-recorded webinars and webinars that can be attended in real time. 

Intel Teach Elements
Intel offers a wide range of free resources including downloadable lesson plans and free online video training.  They even offer a free packet of facilitator materials for schools interested in facilitating a face-to-face training for free.  All Intel resources focus on technology and work to equip teachers for their 21st century learners.

ACSD offers an amazing array of webinars for teachers of all subject areas and grade levels.  Educators can choose from hundreds of archived webinars or, for a more interactive experience, can attend a free webinar in real time.  They even offer a special “Summer Boost” series each year to help prepare and inspire teachers for the year ahead.

It’s no secret that teacher’s love learning and that they tightly budget both time and money.  These free and flexible PD options are a perfect fit. 

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