Professional Development

  • Tech Tuesdays

    Tech Tuesdays with TAA's EdTech Coaches provide professional learning opportunities on a variety of relevant topics, such as:

    Google Apps
    Chromebooks 101
    My Math
    ...and much more
    Sessions occur each Tuesday from 3:30-4:30pm. Options for participation are in-person at the Ed Center, remotely via Google Hangout, or on-demand with the archived video afterward.

    Online Courses with KDS

    Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS) is a provider of personalized professional learning for K-12 educators, leveraging technology platforms to raise student achievement. They have a diverse library of research-based courses, given by industry experts, imparting key strategies, tools, and knowledge to enrich and improve the educational experience. 

    Click here to access course options.  There is a fee for each course.  Completed courses are eligible for PUSD salary credit.

    PUSD Pulse: Districtwide Professional Development Day

    January 5, 2015 

    CE Credits Online Courses Expanded!

    CE Credits Online, our partner for web-based professional development, has expanded their course offerings. New courses on Maximizing Engagement for all Learners, Compassionate Classrooms, and instructional strategies that work within the Common Core Standards are now available. When you enroll in these courses, you work at your own pace, and have perpetual access to the information provided - all of the materials, visuals, and videos. These courses are also eligible for PUSD salary credits or University units. 

    Free Online Courses

    Check out Online Courses for a personalized learning experience. This is a free and comprehensive resource that is a collection of open college courses that spans videos, audio lectures, and notes given by professors at Harvard, Princeton, MIT, and more. 

    Salary Credit

    Participation in uncompensated professional development that occurs outside of regular work hours may be eligible for salary credit.  15 hours is equivalent to 1 salary credit.  To see if a training you attended is eligible, submit a Salary Credit Pre-Approval form.