Independent Study

The Friday Institute offers a number of Massive Online Courses for Educators. These course may count towards Content, DLC or Literacy. They can be completed individually or in a cohort. Want to join a cohort to work in a small group? Fill out the Google Form and let us know your interest. Not sure what to expect from a MOOC-Ed course? Check out this one-minute video: What is a MOOC-ED

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You've spent the time growing your skills, now get certified to be recognized for the work you've done. Google offers two educator certifications so that you can show mastery at the level that's right for you. Use the content in the training center and your own teaching experience to best prepare you for the performance-based exams. Don't want to take the exam? Upload your summary instead. Submit Certificate of Completion or Summary on the Independent Study Google Form

Choose the path that's right for you. If you're new to the Teacher Center, watch this overview video (or read the transcript) to get started. Training offered:

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ClearTouch Academy - High School ONLY!

Signing up for Clear Touch Academy is simple. Create an account and login for instant access to customized course content and tailored, ongoing support. Your account is free, all of the learning modules and video courses are self-paced, and all of the content is designed to help you unlock the full potential of your Clear Touch Interactive panel. After you’ve created your account and logged in, you’ll see your personalized dashboard, where you can enroll in courses, save courses to your dashboard, and keep track of the badges and certifications that you earn.


PLEASE NOTE: The Clear Touch 6000U Series Product Orientation Courses will receive .075 DLC Credit per course which will include multiple lessons.

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NCCAT Online is freely available to all ​PreK-12th grade North Carolina licensed educators at no additional cost to you or your district. NCCAT Online Courses are self-paced CANVAS modules where participants can earn 5 or 10 contact hours, depending on the number of assignments participants are asked to complete.

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All NCDPI online PD is available through Home Base. Professional development is offered in both self-paced and instructor-led formats. To enroll, log into the NCEES system using your IAM/NCEdCloud username and password, then click the Professional Development tab. You can then search for a course by title or list all courses. Select the course you wish to register for, and on the course screen, click on the available section. Then click register. Additional directions are available in video format.

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Learn at your own pace and get officially certified with courses that range in topics like gamification, project based learning, Flipping the classroom, 21st century learning, personalized learning and much more. Courses range from 30 minutes to 90 minutes in length.

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For a list of the 2018-19 NCEES Webinar Series, please visit

  • All webinars in this series are held on Tuesdays, from 4-5PM.
  • All webinars will be recorded and posted to the Webinar Series spreadsheet.
  • All webinars will be posted to the NCEES system calendar.

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*These webinars may not qualify for CEU's. Please contact John Marshall at marshallj@davie.k12.nc.us to receive prior approval for any webinars in this series.