Professional Development

Oregon State U Launches Online Certificate for Higher Ed Professionals

Oregon State University has launched a new online certificate program designed to help higher education professionals improve their teaching abilities.

Northwestern U Launches Training Program for Chicago Principals

Northwestern University will offer training and executive coaching to 60 exceptional principals from Chicago Public Schools over three years as the result of a partnership between NU's Center for Nonprofit Management and School of Education and Social Policy.

U Florida Receives $1 Million Early Learning Grant

The University of Florida College of Education has received a $1 million grant to support Early Learning Florida, the college's online professional development system for the state's 55,000 early learning educators.

Simpson College Adds Online PD for Teachers

Simpson College has partnered with a provider of online professional development for educators to offer 17 continuing education courses for preK-12 teachers across Iowa.

Cornell Scientists Teach Upstate NY Science Teachers

As part of a National Science Foundation grant project, high school teachers are in the lab at Cornell University learning content to pass on to their own students.

Penn State To Create PD Badge System for Educators

Penn State University has landed a $500,000 subcontract to build a digital badge system for teachers receiving professional development in the use of science, technology, engineering and math content from NASA.

UNC Greensboro Gets $7.7 Million for STEM Teacher Support

The U.S. Department of Education will give the university $1.6 million a year for the next five years to support the program.

Portland Community College Launches Web Accessibility MOOC for Educators

Portland Community College has teamed with a private partner to launch a massive open online course for educators that will address Web accessibility concerns associated with online learning.

New Jersey City U To Offer Teacher PD for Continuing Ed Credits

New Jersey City University in Jersey City, NJ, will offer more than 50 online courses from professional development provider Teq for continuing education units.

Reinventing Teaching and Learning Centers for the 21st Century

What does a center to support teaching and learning excellence look like today? Gardner Campbell, Virginia Commonwealth University's vice provost for learning innovation and student success, tells CT about that university's newly opened ALT Lab.