Professional Development

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Below are opportunities to gather PDP's and college credit while learning more about teaching and learning in the digital environment. [ Be sure to click the drop-down arrows to see all of the courses ]

Individual Learning Plan (ILP): Fill out the ILP for any of the resources that do not already offer PDPs. [Click HERE to make a copy of your own. ]

Summer 2021 PD Offerings by EdTechTeam

Register now for one or more sessions about blended learning, digital assessments and project-based learning. This is a great opportunity to work, share and learn with Wayland colleagues.

Use the ILP form to log hours toward professional development points.

Elementary ST Math Webinar:

1) Watch the video and then complete the form for a certificate.

2) Take a few minutes to explore ST Math and add an hour to your ILP PDP planning document to receive PDPs.

  • Basics of G Suite*

  • Digital Citizenship in the Classroom*

  • The 4 Cs*

  • Intro to Google Classroom

  • Going Further with Google Classroom

Graduate credit available

  • Gmail and Calendar

  • Google Drive & Docs

  • Forms and Sheets

  • Slides and Drawings

  • Google Sites

  • Paperless Classroom

The online courses will provide you with the theory you need to implement UDL but will focus on practical methods for improving daily practice.

    • 36 contact hours, facilitated and self-paced offerings

Vendor Certificates

Teacher Center:

  • Learn the basics of G Suite for Education (13 hrs)

  • Go further with advanced training for G Suite for Education (13 hrs)

  • Chromebook Training (2 hrs)

Skills shop

  • Distance Learning For Educators (2.6 hrs)

  • Fundamentals Training (15.1 hrs)

  • Advanced Training (15.1 hrs)

  • Digital Citizenship & Safety (2.2 hrs)

  • Support ELL's (2.2 hrs)

Teacher Certification Level 1

Teacher Center Training

The Apple Teacher Learning Center has everything teachers need to build a strong foundation for using iPad, Mac, and Apple apps like Pages, Keynote, Numbers, GarageBand, and iMovie in the classroom. Discover more than 120 skill-building lessons that include guided tutorials, ideas on how to apply them, and inspiration on how to go further with each new skill you learn.

  • Create an Apple ID for your login

  • Self-paced

  • Pass the short quiz for each resource collection and earn your badge. Pass all six quizzes for either iPad or Mac to become an Apple Teacher!

Apple Education Learning Series

  • No login required

  • Videos

  • New Assignment Features Workshops

  • Voicethread and UDL

WPS Remote Learning Resources

Explore the remote learning resources provided by the Wayland Instructional Specialists

[Use the ILP to track your time.]

  • Strategies for Online Learning when School is Closed

  • Google Meet

  • Zoom

  • Google Classroom Intro

  • Seesaw

  • Organizing & Presenting Content

  • Collaborative Discussions

  • Collaborative Whiteboards

  • Formative Assessments

Prepared to Learn: Virtual PD by PearDeck, Screencastify, Book Creator and Google