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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: 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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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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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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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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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™


Jen Jones

"My instructor, Darlene Volchansky, asked thought provoking questions in the discussions, provide great feedback in a timely manner and she did a good job building a good rapport with the students and creating a positive online learning experience."
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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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Amber Frazier

"I’ve been teaching at the elementary level for 10 years. I am currently a 3rd grade teacher. I've taken two PLS Classes and have been amazed at the ease of completing one of these courses, while balancing a full-time teaching position (and being a full time mommy at home!). The instructor Jim Brinling is truly...

Adam Smith

"In the course, Instructional Design for Online Educators™, I liked how practical the assignments were and that I could create something that I will be able to use in my classes in the fall. I also enjoyed the weekly discussion topics—the ability to work through a curriculum in chunks was insightful. I also enjoyed learning...
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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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