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Teachers College of San Joaquin’s Professional Learning Center provides opportunities for educators to purchase non-degree, Professional Development Units (PDUs) to continue their education and move over on the pay scale*!

*Always check with your school and/or district prior to purchasing units to ensure that they will accept them.

If you have any questions about our Professional Leaning Center, please contact Dr. Brandy Byers, PLC Coordinator at bbyers@sjcoe.net.

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PLC Partners

  • Accrediting Commission for Schools-WASC
  • CA Association for Environmental & Outdoor Education
  • Dr. Catlin Tucker
  • Educators Thriving
  • Eduro Learning
  • George Couros
  • Kings County Office of Education
  • Marshall Leadership Fellows/Marshall Teacher Residency
  • Merced County Office of Education
  • Novak Educational Consulting
  • Sacramento County Office of Education
  • San Joaquin County Office of Education
  • Trevor Muir
  • National Laboratory for Education Transformation (NLET)

Explore Professional Learning Opportunities

Teachers College of San Joaquin

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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Positive Teacher Language

Our Words Matter. Create a MASSIVE impact on your classroom with positive teacher language!

Course
$75
1 PDU
$75
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA) Preparation Course

An asynchronous learning experience designed to help you pass the RICA! Comes with a free Study Guide.

Course
$49
1 PDU
$75
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Building Innovative Curriculum

Earn PDUs for Planning that You Already DO! Dive in to your own curriculum and make a greater impact on student learning!

Course
$75
1-4 PDUs
$75 (per Unit)
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

8 Digital Skills for the Modern Teacher

This course takes you on a journey to build a positive digital teaching life!

Course
$150
2 PDUs
$150
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Classroom Management

From relationships, to organization, to specific strategies for working with children who may be difficult, this course has something for everyone!

Course
$150
2 PDUs
$150
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Equity Webinar Series

Participants will watch 5 or 10 prerecorded webinars of their choice regarding equity and social justice

1 PDU
$95
2 PDUs
$190
Open to
All

George Couros

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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Developing the Innovator’s Mindset Through Remote, Face-to-Face, and Blended Learning, GEORGE COUROS

This course covers everything you need to empower learners in a remote, face-to-face, or blended environment.

Course
$147
2 PDUs
$150 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Digital Portfolio Master Course, GEORGE COUROS

Learn how to create your own digital portfolio (and use the process with staff and students).

Course
$99
2 PDUs
$150 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

CREATING AND DELIVERING INCREDIBLE PRESENTATIONS FOR ANY SPACE

This course will help in developing your skills as a speaker/presenter in either virtual or face-to-face spaces.

Course
$125 + tax
2 PDUs
$150 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All

Dr. Catlin Tucker

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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Getting Started with Blended and Online Learning, Catlin Tucker

This course will help teachers design a blended or online course, provide instruction online, and facilitate learning and academic discourse in online environments.

Course
$125
2 PDUs
$150 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

ADVANCING WITH BLENDED AND ONLINE LEARNING, Catlin Tucker

This advanced blended and online learning course provides teachers with a deep dive into planning and facilitating learning for a variety of teaching and learning landscapes.

Course
$125
2 PDUs
$150 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All

Novak Educational Consulting

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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

UDL Now!, Novak Educational Consulting

UDL-ify Your Practice! Learn the key concepts of UDL and gain the knowledge you need to start using UDL in your lesson and assessment design for both traditional and remote settings.

Course
$150
3 PDUs
$200 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Equity by Design, Novak Educational Consulting

A first of its kind course, gain the tools to equip students (and teachers, too) with the will, skill, and collective capacity to enact positive change.

Course
$150
3 PDUs
$200 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Learning and the Brain, Novak Educational Consulting

Gain an understanding of learning, the brain, and the central role of emotions for learning. From theory to application, the goal is to develop a new lens that can be applied to your teaching or work practices.

Course
$150
3 PDUs
$200 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Innovate Inside the [Virtual] Box with UDL, Novak Educational Consulting

This course will focus on the four components of the core of innovation as outlined in our book, Innovate Inside the Box: Empowering Learners Through UDL and the Innovator’s Mindset and then help to scale the core and the Innovator’s Mindset through the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

Course
$150
3 PDUs
$200 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Embracing an Innovator’s Mindset During COVID-19, Novak Educational Consulting

This course is built on the foundation of the book Innovator’s Mindset. To eliminate barriers that prevent all learners from succeeding, we have to not only foster our own innovator’s mindset, but we have to scale these practices throughout our schools and districts.

Course
$150
3 PDUs
$200 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) & Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Novak Educational Consulting

This course is built on the foundation of the book Innovator’s Mindset. To eliminate barriers that prevent all learners from succeeding, we have to not only foster our own innovator’s mindset, but we have to scale these practices throughout our schools and districts.

Course
$150
3 PDUs
$200 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Deeper Learning, Novak Educational Consulting

Explore the concept of deeper learning, why it is needed, what it looks like, and how to do it.

Course
$150
3 PDUs
$200 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

UDL for Remote Learning, Novak Educational Consulting

This course has been designed to help you navigate the use of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) for Remote Learning.

Course
$150
3 PDUs
$200 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Educating the Whole Child, Novak Education Consulting

Apply the best practices of the SEL and UDL frameworks to improve student outcomes.

Course
$150
3 PDUs
$200 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All

San Joaquin County Office of Education

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In-Person, Synchronous

Professional Learning Series: Aligning StudySync Integrated ELA/ELD with Designated ELD

6th-8th Grade Teachers! Experience for yourself a blended learning instructional model that you can be transferred to your classroom.

Series Cost
$450
1 PDU
$95
Open to
All

Eduro Learning

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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Women Who Lead, Eduro Learning

Women Who Lead from Eduro Learning is an 8-module, self-paced, online course designed for aspiring leaders.

Course
$997
5 PDUs
$350 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

THE COACH MICROCREDENTIAL, Eduro Learning

This program includes 26 weeks of course content learning (divided into 8 key themes for successful instructional coaching) which enable you to immediately implement your learning within your own school setting.

11 PDUs
$550 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Designing a Parent Learning Program, Eduro Learning

Learn how to support your parent community in their understanding of technology-rich learning.

Course
$425
2 PDUs
$100
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Coaching from Theory to Practice, Eduro Learning

Explore a variety of resources about successful coaching to enable you to develop an action plan for creating a successful coaching program in your school.

Course
$425
2 PDUs
$100
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Digital Citizenship for Educators, Eduro Learning

Uncover a variety of ways for teachers to help their students to balance, respect and protect themselves online and offline.

Course
$325
2 PDUs
$100
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

The Connected Classroom: From Local to Global, Eduro Learning

If you are looking for an opportunity to reimagine what it means to be a ‘connected classroom’, this professional learning experience is for you.

Course
$325
2 PDUs
$100
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Teaching Critical Literacy in a Multimedia World, Eduro Learning

Learn how to help students identify and interpret the messages, points of view, and purposes of the media they consume so that they have the literacy skills make critical choices.

Course
$325
2 PDUs
$100
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Pedagogical Approaches for the Tech-Rich Classroom, Eduro Learning

Examine the ways you can help our students learn, communicate and collaborate as productive contributors in the ever-changing, more global environment our world has become.

Course
$325
2 PDUs
$100
Open to
All
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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

Coaching Essentials: A Practical Guide for Instructional Coaches

Learn about being an effective learning coach and how to be the best coach you can be!

Course
$450
2 PDUs
$100
Open to
All

Trevor Muir

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ONLINE, ASYNCRONOUS

How to Thrive as a Virtual Teacher, A Course by Trevor Muir

From how to set up dynamic virtual meetings to how to create engaging virtual curriculums, every teacher can find new ways to thrive in the virtual classroom.

Course
$65
1 PDU
$75 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All

WASC

WASC Focus on Learning Accreditation: The Role/Responsibilities of a Visiting Committee Member in Facilitating Continuous School Improvement
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, ONLINE

WASC Focus on Learning Accreditation: The Role/Responsibilities of a Visiting Committee Member in Facilitating Continuous School Improvement

This course will prepare educators to serve as visiting committee members for K-12 WASC accreditation school visits to facilitate continuous school improvement.

2 PDUs
$150 (includes one transcript)
Open to
All qualified educators who have had experience in elementary and secondary public or private education as a faculty member and/or administrator at a school or district/complex area level.

National Laboratory for Education Transformation "NLET"

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ONLINE, SYNCRONOUS

CourseKata Statistics and Data Science – Teacher Study Group, NLET

This course, taken from a student’s perspective, provides potential teachers of CourseKata Statistics and Data Science an opportunity to learn the materials, approach to teaching data science, and learning tools.

2 PDUs
$150

PARTNER WITH TCSJ SO EDUCATORS CAN EARN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT UNITS THROUGH YOUR CLASS/WORKSHOP!

TCSJ's Professional Learning Center partners with agencies (e.g. school districts and individuals) so that PDUs may be provided for a class/workshop offered by the agency. If you are interested in learning about how we can partner, please reach out to Dr. Brandy Byers, PLC Coordinator at bbyers@sjcoe.net.


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