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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...

Repeat Participant

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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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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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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Amanda Starner

"PLS Classes have allowed me to gain knowledge that can applied directly to my classroom. With their flexible schedules and variety of learning options, I am able to fit it into my busy schedule while continuing to advance professionally."

Favorite Class: Meaningful Activities to Generate Interesting Classrooms™

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Debbie B.

"PLS Classes are a fun engaging way to expand your knowledge as well as share your experiences. The instructors are organized and stimulating. There is timely feedback on assignments and my instructor was easily accessible to answer questions or offer guidance."

Favorite Class: Meaningful Activities to Generate Interesting Classrooms™

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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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