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Graduate Courses for K-12 Educators

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Course Catalog

Choose from 35+ courses to continue your education and earn graduate credit.

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Why PLS Classes?

Work toward your graduate degree. Move up the salary scale. Meet recertification requirements.

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Programs

Elevate your career. Expand your skill-set. Set your students up for success.

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Popular Courses

Discover practical strategies that can be implemented in your classroom right away.

  • On-Site
  • Online: 7-week
  • Online: Remote Learning

Professional Learning for Teacher Effectiveness™

Navigate the Danielson Framework for Teaching as you explore methods and strategies for maximizing the effectiveness of your lesson design and instruction, the classroom environment, and your professional responsibilities.

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  • On-Site
  • Online: Remote Learning

Social Emotional Learning: Essential to Student Success™

This course focuses on the importance of supporting academics with social-emotional learning. Engage in classroom-applicable strategies and activities for developing a social-emotional culture.

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  • On-Site
  • Online: 4-week
  • Online: 7-week

Successful Teaching for Acceptance of Responsibility™

Investigate the foundations of developing self-responsibility in students. Explore specific strategies for anchoring personal power and mental model.

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Graduate Courses in Multiple Formats to Fit Your Schedule and Learning Style

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On-Site

Participate in hands-on activities, lively discussions, collaborative projects, and interactive instruction as you discover researched-based strategies that can be applied in your classroom.

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Online

Immerse yourself in our 7-week or 4-week online asynchronous classes, taught by master educators with years of experience and practical knowledge.

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Remote Learning

Leverage technology solutions, synchronous sessions, and virtual learning experiences in a collaborative setting through authentic experiences that you can use with your own students.

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Self-Paced

Work at your own pace with a dedicated facilitator. Courses are offered on a rolling basis year-round and generally take 45 - 90 days to complete.

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What participants are saying...

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Jessica Woloszyk

"I have taken 9 PLS Classes so far. I enjoy the online courses that I can take over the summer. They are fast paced, but allow me the flexibility to learn when I am available. I would recommend PLS to anyone who is looking to gain knowledge in education."
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Rebecca G.

"PLS Classes have been the most useful professional development I have experienced throughout my career — and I've had plenty of opportunities through other programs. These courses provide instructional strategies, resources, and frameworks which you can immediately apply to your classroom. The coursework helps guide you through the process of creating lessons, projects, and activities...

Favorite Class: Differentiated Instruction for Today’s Classroom™

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Candace Bard

"I have learned so much by taking PLS Classes. The strategies I learn, I'm able to incorporate into the classroom the very next day."

Favorite Class: Meaningful Activities to Generate Interesting Classrooms™

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Reginald Tabron

"My instructor Mr. Michael Hands was an excellent instructor and made the course very useful and meaningful."
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Rachael C.

"PLS courses allow educators opportunities to engage with other educators. The courses allow for hands on and collaborative experiences that can be used in the classroom and shared with colleagues."

Favorite Class: Designing Motivation for All Learners®

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Devin G.

"PLS offers courses that you are able to apply the skills and strategies learned directly to your own classroom. The instructors are friendly, knowledgeable, and easy to work with. I look forward to taking more courses with PLS!"
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