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

 

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

 

Celebrating National STEM Month

 

November 12, 2020 @ 4:00 p.m. (cst) 

 

Facilitator: Suzanne Clemons, AEA Education Policy & Professional Policy Director

 

Follow @suzannecaea on Twitter

 

Click here to register


Celebrating Special Education Month

 

December 10, 2020 @ 4:00 p.m. (cst) 

 

Facilitator: Suzanne Clemons, AEA Education Policy & Professional Policy Director

 

Follow @suzannecaea on Twitter

 

Click here to register

 



WEBINARS

  

Mastering Distance Learning 

 

Join NEA Teacher Quality in a series of webinars designed to help you master the ins and outs of distance learning. 
Register for one or all of them!

 

Multiple Dates: September 14 - December 7

 

Click here for more information


Flipgrid Fridays 

 

A professional learning network using Flipgrid to share ideas and new strategies with colleagues.  Flipgrid is a free video discussion platform designed to foster fun and supportive social learning while allowing educators to see and hear from all students. Flipgrid Fridays will encourage educators to respond to current trends, materials, and events in education with short videos.

Participants will earn CEU credit and discover fun and socially supportive learning techniques in a dynamic professional learning community.

 

Next Session: November 4, 2020 @ 4:00 p.m.

 

Click here for more information


 

Special Education Cohort 

 

The EPPP Department has created a Special Education Cohort to help special educators best serve students during in-person, virtual, and/or hybrid learning. Because of the multiple perspectives offered by educators, this cohort will provide a richness to the learning process, as well as provide materials and resources for working with students with a variety of exceptionalities.

 

Orientation Session: October 22, 2020 @ 4:00

 

Click here for more information

 

 

 

CONFERENCES

  

Alabama Alliance of Black School Educators 

 

October 28-30, 2020

(Virtual Event)

 

Registration Deadline: October 23, 2020

 

View the agenda

Click here to register


ASU/AEA National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS)
Back to School Virtual Conference

 

October 31, 2020 @ 9:00 a.m.

Zoom Virtual Event

 

Click here to register

View more information


Minority Leadership Training Conference (MLT)

 

November 6-8, 2020

(Virtual Event)

 

Click here to register & for more information


Alabama Conference on Grading and Assessment for Learning (ACGAL)

 

November 7, 2020

(Virtual Event)

 

Click here to register & for more information

 

 

 


AEA: CULTURAL COMPETENCY AND DIVERSITY IN EDUCATION

 

The purpose of the Alabama Education Association (AEA) Cultural Competency and Diversity in Education professional learning courses is to enhance educators' understanding of strategies, collaborative activities, and new ideas for supporting environments of cultural competency and diversity in Alabama public schools. The information in this course is beneficial to all educators.

 

Click here to Register on PowerSchool 

  • PowerSchool Course Number 254109
  • Details for completing courses will be provided to educators after registration. 

 

PS Section #  Title  Credit Earned
381175 Developing Cultural Identity 2 Clock Hours
381176    Being a Culturally Competent Educator 2 Clock Hours
381180 Culture, Equity, and Language 2 Clock Hours
381182 Culture, Abilities, Resilience, and Effort (CARE) 2 Clock Hours   
381186    Resources for Remote Teaching and Learning in Special Education 2 Clock Hours   
381192 Being Sensitive to Trauma 2 Clock Hours

 

 


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 receive 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 Asynchronous Environment

Collaboration Tools and Strategies

Equity, Challenges, and Opportunities

Remote Learning 101

Trauma-Informed Remote Learning