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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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Customized Cohorts

Learning is better together. Earn gift cards when you take PLS Classes with a group.

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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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Amy M.

"I highly recommend PLS Classes! Overall it was a fantastic learning experience that provided me with tools and resources I can use in my classroom. The online interaction with other participants was engaging and purposeful. The course format was well organized and meaningful!"

Favorite Class: Facilitating Online Learning Communities™

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Jennifer Osorio

"Kathy Holloway is amazing. I am not sure if I would take as many classes as I have taken if it weren't for her!"
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Sara Angeloff

"My experience with PLS has been very positive. The structure of the class was easy to follow. While it was challenging, the pace of the course and the instructors were extremely helpful in helping you navigate assignments. The content taught was able to be applied within my own classroom in real-time and it was very...
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Heather Koss

"The instructor was excellent! She was always available to answer any questions and provided meaningful and timely feedback to all discussions and assignments. I felt that she really wanted us to learn and do well."
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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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Ellen Mingle

"PLS courses have changed my way of teaching. I have learned new strategies and applied them directly into the classroom. Not only am I getting new ideas from the course, but interacting with classmates during discussions have been very beneficial as well. The courses are very manageable."
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