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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.

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  • 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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Destiny B.

"PLS has made me a better educator (and even a better parent). I literally use skills from my PLS Classes every day as a teacher. They are some of the best classes I've ever taken."

Favorite Class: Successful Teaching for Acceptance of Responsibility™

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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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Scott C. Davis

"I have a master's degree and several years teaching experience but every time I take a PLS Class I learn tips and techniques that I am able to implement immediately in my classroom. I learned many things throughout my master's program but the practical knowledge I have acquired from the PDI classes I have taken...
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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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Sara T.

"PLS is a great way to extend our knowledge as educators in order to provide our students with the best education possible!"
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Amber Schrage

"PLS Classes were exactly what I needed. During the pandemic, it was a wonderful opportunity to engage with other educators around the world and create new things together. The teacher was incredible engaging and interactive, always providing feedback! I look forward to my next PLS Class!"
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