Professional Development

Jackson Public School District | Office of Instructional Technology

Summer 2017 Professional Development

  • The JPS Instructional Development Department will be offering face-to-face summer professional development sessions beginning the week of May 30, 2017. All sessions are from 8:30 - 3:30. CEUs will be available for purchase for all courses!
  • All registrations MUST be completed online using the calendar registration system. A direction video is posted below and at this link to help with registration. Click here to go directly to the Instructional Technology calendar!
  • There is one SPECIAL summer offering that carries a stipend. Please read the details below on this page carefully if you choose to participate! The Power of Data is July 26-28 and is VERY COOL!

Course Dates and Times

The Power of Data Workshop

  • Participants will learn how to use geospatial Inquiry to enhance learning. It is sponsored by Northern Arizona University and the National Science Foundation and is limited to fifteen 6th-12th grade in-service teachers. Participants must attend a 35-hour blended learning workshop consisting of 5 days of face-to-face classes ( 3 days in July and 2 Saturdays to be announced in the fall) and homework. In addition, participants are to deliver a lesson, collect data and complete evaluation activities. Upon completion of all items, participants will receive a $400 stipend from Northern Arizona University. CEUs will be available for purchase.
  • NOTE: If you cannot commit to all items please do not register for the class. This is part of a research project and we must adhere to the grant guidelines in order for stipends to be paid.
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  • Get Activ with Promethean! (.6 CEUs) - June 26, July 17
  • SMARTboard Basics for the Interactive Classroom - June 19, July 18
  • Using Office 365 to Connect Learning (.6 CEUs) - July 25
  • Teaching with Technology 3.0 (.6 CEUs) - May 30
  • Using Google Tools to Improve Teaching and Learning (.6 CEUs) - July 20
  • Creating Free Classroom Videos with Your Windows Computer (.6 CEUs) - June 8
  • Becoming a JPS Canvas Certified Educator (.6 CEUs) - May 31
  • Become a Code Warrior – No Battle Experience Required! (.6 CEUs) - June 6
  • Using Chromebooks in the Classroom (.6 CEUs) - June 14
  • Power of Data - STIPEND - July 26-28, 8:30 - 3:30 Daily!

Summer Technology Course Registration

All registrations MUST be completed online using the calendar registration system on the Jackson Public School District web site. A direction video is posted below to help with registration. Click this link to go directly to the registration calendar!