Educators are facing unexpected changes with school closures and COVID-19. Below are a list of professional development resources for school leaders and educators who are continuing to educate and support students. We will be adding to this list frequently. Bookmark this page for updates!

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Live Trainings / Webinars

The Learning Accelerator
GetSetUp for Remote Learning. Trainings on a variety of topics to support educators navigating Remote Learning.
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New Visions Remote Teaching & Learning
Teacher Technology Support. Live webinars and office hours for educators with questions using Google Classroom or other edtech tools and applications.
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CIESC – Keep Indiana Learning
3-5 minute trainings across a variety of topics (content, SEL, best practices in online learning, etc.) for teachers, leaders, and families.
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Global Online Academy
Designing for Online Learning. This course will support the fundamentals of designing high-quality online learning experiences. Weekly courses, self-pac …
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ASU Prep Digital
School Training and Support resources to transition from brick and mortar to online instruction
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Education Post
Podcast- Voices4ED: A different conversation about Public Education.
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Ball State Teachers College
Teaching Remotely: Professional Learning for P-12 Educators.
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Indiana eLearning Lab
Virtual Workshops and Community.
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Self-Paced Trainings or Recordings

Great opportunities to work at your own pace and review trainings multiple times. Trainings are divided by general topics.

Best Practices in Online/E-Learning

Relay Graduate School of Education
Blended Learning for K-12.
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The Heritage Foundation
Moving to Virtual Instruction for K-12 Students During the Pandemic.
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Austin Inge (Victory College Prep)
How-To: Zoom Video Conferencing.
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Virtual Conference 2020
Coronavirus: Maintaining Healthy Schools and Preparing for Online Learning.
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Relay Graduate School of Education.
Online Teaching Tools Resource Exploration.
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Google for Education
Earn your Google Classroom Educator Certification.
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University of Massachusetts Amherst: Torrey Trust, Ph.D.
Teaching Remotely in Times of Need.
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Nadine Gilkison
E-Learning without being 1:1. Videos for e-learning beginners.
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Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and Trauma

SEE Learning & Trauma Resource Institute
Cultivating Resilience & Compassion in At-Home Schooling Environment.
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Online Learning Consortium
Addressing the Social-Emotional Needs of Remote K-12 Learners.
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Teacher’s Tech
How to Use Google Classroom 2020- Tutorial for Beginners.
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Special Populations (Special Education, ELL)

Indiana Connections Academy
(Ball State Authorizer): Adapting SpEd in the virtual classroom. Recording Link
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Council for Administrators of Special Education
Up-to-date resource including information for schools, questions to consider, resources to leverage and important groups to connect with on special educati …
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PATINS Project
Professional Development Webinar Library to support students with different needs. Target audiences include General Education, Special Education, Therapist …
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Audubon Center of the North Wood
Online Special Education Effective Practices.
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Content Specific Support

CommonLit
Virtual Training with CommonLit. Introducing participants to leveraging the features of this free digital literacy and assessment program, grades 3-12.
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ReadWorks
Remote Learning with ReadWorks. Best practices in online learning in addition to how to use ReadWorks for literacy lessons.
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Partnership for Inquiry Learning
Math Activities with the Flessners. Videos for teachers and families to use things from home to explore how math works.
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Zearn
Supports for Leaders, Teachers and Parents with leveraging free Zearn curriculum.
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Other Development Opportunities

Virtual Conference 2020
Coronavirus: Maintaining Healthy Schools and Preparing for Online Learning.
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Great Lakes Equity
Anti-Racism Resources.
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