Additonal Resources for PDU's
STEDI offers several online training courses, which range in price from $19.95 to $24.95. The Advanced courses include: Advanced Classroom Management Package, Advanced Special Education Package, and Advanced Teaching Strategies Package. The trainings are approximately 3-4 hours in duration. The training packages can be ordered on STEDI’s website at https://mystuff.stedi.org/sp/store.aspx.
ACSD Webinar Archive
ACSD offers webinars (both upcoming and archived) at http://www.ascd.org/professional-development/webinars.aspx. Each webinar is approximately one hour in duration and are free of charge. Upcoming topics include: Implementing the Common Core: Moving the Instructional Shifts for the English Language Arts and Literacy Standards from Words to Action, and Improving Student Learning One Teacher at a Time: Updating a Lesson Plan.
Education Week offers Professional Development webinars at a cost of $49.00 each. The paid webinars provide a certificate upon completion of the online course. Webinar series topics include: Preparing for Success with the Common Standards and Personalized Learning: Using Ed Tech to Serve ALL Students. Education Week webinars may be ordered by visiting: http://www.edweek.org/ew/marketplace/webinars/professional_development_webinars.html.
City of Portland
The City of Portland Parks and Recreation offers a variety of low-cost classes that may be of interest. Examples of classes include: Computer- Internet Made Easy, Nature of the Northwest, Writing Creative Stories, and Spanish-Conversational. Registration is required. A full list of courses offered is available on the City of Portland Parks and Recreation website at https://apm.activecommunities.com/portlandparks.
Portland State University's Graduate School of Education
Portland State University's Graduate School of Education offers a variety of graduate and continuing education courses that can be used to fulfill PDUs, can expand your professional expertise, and can count towards part of a master’s, endorsement, or certificate program. Each graduate credit at PSU can count for 20 PDUs. Find out more at http://www.pdx.edu/ceed/course-catalog.