Personalized Professional Learning

These are opportunities for online, self-paced professional learning. To earn CEUs for any of these personalized professional learning experiences, follow the instructions on the KCS Professional Development page to submit your documentation.

 NameDescriptionLength/CEUsType of CEU
NCDPI Online Professional Development Self-paced and instructor-led modules and mini-modules on a wide variety of topics. Courses are housed in the professional development section of NCEES (Unified Talent) within NCEdCloud.Varies - 0.1 up to 2.0 Digital Learning, Literacy, Content, General
SchoolNet Webinars These SchoolNet webinars are scheduled throughout the year and will help you learn how to navigate this tool for assessment creation, data analysis, and instructional resources.up to 1.0 CEU (10 hours)Digital Learning
Foundational Reading Skills for K-3 ReadersA self-paced module on the 5 components of reading and early literacy skills. Courses are housed in the blue Canvas icon in your NCEdCloud.TBDLiteracy, Content
High School Math Unit and Pedagogy ModulesA variety of 1 hour modules on each unit of Math 1, 2, and 3, as well as some mathematical pedagogy modules.0.1 for each moduleContent
KCS Online Tech ChallengesSelect one or more challenges on a digital tool or strategy to complete by following directions and submitting evidence of learning. Varies - from 30 minutes to 2 hours, depending on challengeDigital Learning
ELA Standards Deep DiveA self-paced experience to explore the revised ELA standards, investigate new DPI resources to support the revised standards implementation, and reflect on Best Practices for ELA Instruction
2 hours (0.2 CEU)Literacy
NCDPI ELA Standard Course of Study Trio3 Canvas Courses on the ELA Standard Course of Study. Can complete one or more. The ELA Self-Study, Designing Aligned Instruction, and ELA Instructional Practicesone course is 8 hours, one is 12 hours, last one is 10 hours... should I list these separately??Literacy
NCCAT OnlineSelf-paced modules on a variety of topicsVaries 5 or 10 hoursDigital Learning, Literacy, Content, General
Friday Institute MOOC CoursesFree high-quality courses that allow educators to improve their practice and earn microcredentials.VariesDigital Learning, Literacy, Content, General
Google Training and CertificationMultiple online training courses to prepare you for three educator certification levels so that you can show mastery at the level that's right for you through a performance based exam.Estimated 10 hours (1.0 CEU) for each level.Digital Learning
Apple Teacher CertificationWork through at least 8 skill builders on iPad or Mac that directly apply to activities with your students. Certify by passing the quizzes.10 hours (1.0 CEU) for certificationDigital Learning
Intro to Understanding by Design in KCSAn overview of why and how KCS uses the Understanding by Design curriculum framework, and a focus on key elements of instructional design5 hoursContent
Discovery Ed Interactive Learning CoursesInteractive learning courses share tips, tricks, and practical integration strategies for using digital resources and maximizing your experience with Discovery Education. *Sign into NCEdCloud first so the link will work.1 hour eachDigital Learning