Upcoming Professional Learning

 

AEA's Education Policy & Professional Practice Department is actively developing webinars, Zoom sessions, Twitter edChats and other events for educators to continue learning during this unprecedented event. This list will continue to change so please check back often to find what you need. 

 

For more information, contact: Dr. Pamela Fossett at pamelaf@alaedu.org 

 

EARN CEU CREDITS

Free for AEA Members
$50 per CEU study for Non-AEA Members

 

EARN PLU CREDITS

Free for AEA Members

$500 per PLU study for Non-AEA Members

 


 

Upcoming Online Professional Learning

 

 

Twitter edChats


Reflections of an Evolving Educator


July 6, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m. (cst)

 

Moderator: Jackie Abdullah, NBCT

 

Follow @directorJackie on Twitter

 

Register on PowerSchool


 

Getting Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable


July 10, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m. (cst)

 

Moderator: Jackie Abdullah, NBCT

 

Follow @directorJackie on Twitter

 

Register on PowerSchool

 

Distance Learning Series

 

Registration is required by 9:00 a.m. on the day of each virtual session. Credit will be awarded on PowerSchool.

 

Cost:

AEA Member: FREE 

Non-members: $50 per CEU Session

 

 

Distance Learning Protips


July 7, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m. (cst)

 

Reflect on your distance learning experiences so far and connect with peers, while identifying key tech tools and tips for planning for the new school year.

 

Target Grade Level: Elementary, Middle, or High

 

Course Level: Any Level

 

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Formative Assessments


July 9, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m. (cst)

 

Learn how popular EdTech tools can be leveraged to collect formative assessment and inform instruction in an asynchronous environment.

 

Target Grade Level: Middle or High

 

Course Level: Intermediate

 

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Getting Started with Google Classrooms


July 14, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m. (cst)

 

Google Classroom isn’t just a place to post homework; it can help improve your ability to connect with your students, respond to their needs, and challenge them with personalized assignments. Join this session to learn how to set up your very own Google Classroom and get up and running with remote teaching & learning quickly!

 

Target Grade Level: Elementary, Middle, or High

 

Course Level: Beginner

 

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Planning for a Week of Distance Learning


July 16, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m. (cst)

 

Explore a few examples of what distance education might "look" like in K-12 classrooms from EdTech experts. We will also explore the transition thinking required that may best support student engagement and (hopefully) success.

 

Target Grade Level: Elementary, Middle, or High

 

Course Level: Any Level

 

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Google Classroom (ADVANCED)


July 21, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m. (cst)

 

Did you know that there are hundreds of apps that can be integrated into Google Classroom? In this advanced training, come learn how to use some of these integrations to make more complex assignments, provide an interactive learning environment, utilize tools for one-on-one student support, and differentiate work to fit your students' needs.

 

Target Grade Level: Upper Elementary, Middle, or High

 

Course Level: Advanced

 

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Providing Accomodations and Scaffolds


July 23, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m. (cst)

 

How do you support students with IEPs, language learners, and older students with developing literacy skills in a distance learning environment? Learn strategies for providing accommodations, scaffolds, SIOP features, and elements of explicit instruction in an asynchronous setting that support all students. This virtual session will begin with a survey and will be tailored based on participants' needs.

 

Target Grade Level: Elementary, Middle, or High

 

Course Level: Any Level

 

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Math at a Distance: Best Practices


July 28, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m. (cst)

 

How can I use common Google and EdTech tools to support collaborative math practice and discussion at a distance? We will explore one learning cycle and deeply engage in the design thinking behind how the edTech tools selected support student engagement, virtual discourse, and opportunities for elaboration and student evaluation.

 

Target Grade Level: Upper Elementary, Middle, or High

 

Course Level: Any Level

 

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VIRTUAL LEADERSHIP SERIES

 

This leadership series is lead by Dr. Willie Shelby

 

Registration is required by 9:00 a.m. on the day of each session. A confirmation email containing instructions for joining the session will be emailed after registration is completed. 

 

Cost:

AEA Member: FREE 

Non-members: $50 per CEU Session

                           $500 per PLU Study

 

 

Leaders Reaching Out to Community Partners to Support School-Community Partnerships
(PLU SESSION)


July 8, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m. (cst)

 

Zoom Session

 

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Analyzing the Decision-Making Process As Leaders During a Pandemic


July 15, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m. (cst)

 

Zoom Session

 

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How to Plan an Awesome Book Study!


July 22, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m. (cst)

 

Zoom Session

 

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NEW VIRTUAL INDEPENDENT STUDIES 

 

The virtual independent studies are available to AEA members. Each completed study is eligible for three (3) hours of professional development credit on PowerSchool.

  • Register on PowerSchool
  • Search by course #252339
  • Email certificate of completion to pamelaf@alaedu.org to receieve PowerSchool credit.

 

Cost:

    AEA Member: FREE

    Non Member: $50 per CEU Study

 

Click on the links below to begin self-paced independent studies

 

Supporting All Students in an Asychoronous Environment

Collaboration Tools and Strategies

Equity, Challenges, and Opportunities

Remote Learning 101

Trauma Informed Remote Learning

 

 

 

eLEARNING COURSES

 

AEA does not facilitate e-Learning. This program is implemented through the Alabama State Department of Education Technology in Motion. For more information about e-Learning, go to https://elearning.atim.cc/.

 

The eLearning courses scheduled for June 2020, will be the last eLearning courses that will end in time to be used for 2020 certification renewal. All of the 6-week courses will earn 30 clock hours and end on July 21, 2020. The next eLearning semester will not begin until October 1.

 

Upon PowerSchool registration, you will receive an email from eLearning with course login information.

 

21st Century Classroom

 

EDU4403  Virtual Tours

EDU4468  Using Google Classroom

EDU4499  Teaching First ELLs

EDU6611  Becoming Online Instructor (10wks/55hrs)

REA6451  Dyslexia: What is It and What to Do

 

Teachers, School and District Leaders

(can lead to a PLU with additional work)

 

EDU5501  Data-driven School Reform

EDU5502  Integrate Tech with Curriculum

EDU5503  Internet Safety for Schools

EDU5505  Leading School in Web 2.0

EDU5506  Developing Your PLN

EDU5507  Special Students in Regular Classrooms

EDU5508  Google Docs Administrator

EDU6651  Building an Effective Master Schedule

 

ACLD-approved PLU Courses

 

PLUACLD738  for EDU5501  Data-driven School Reform

PLUACLD739  for EDU5502  Integrate Tech with Curriculum

PLUACLD740  for EDU5503  Internet Safety for Schools

PLUACLD741  for EDU5505  Leading School in Web 2.0

PLUACLD742  for EDU5506  Developing Your PLN

PLUACLD743  for EDU5507  Special Students in Regular Classrooms

PLUACLD744  for EDU5508  Google Docs Administrator

PLUACLD459  for EDU6651  Building an Effective Master Schedule