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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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Tammy Moglia

"Once you take one class, you are sure to take another. They are so wonderful, helpful, and useful to any educator, no matter how many years you have been teaching. I learn so much from each one."
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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™


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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Sara H.

"PLS Classes have given me the flexibility to earn two master's degrees while learning from home. The classes are organized and presented in an easy to follow format. I would recommend these courses to all of my professional colleagues!"

Favorite Class: Successful Teaching for Acceptance of Responsibility™

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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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Craig Henninger

"PLS Classes are taught by qualified professionals who have walked the walk as educators, and for the most part are still walking the walk. They understand what we (the teachers) do every day and they are here to help us become better. They don't talk down to the students but rather across to us."
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