Your Name and Title: Erin English, Ed.D Director of 21st Century Teaching and Learning, @eenglished
School or Organization Name: Oceanside Unified School District
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Oceanside, California, USA
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): Teachers and Administrators
Short Session Description (one line): Personalizes professional learning opportunities for all school staff using free online resources.
Full Session Description: There are many ways to motivate and engage educators. One way is to offer them personalized professional learning opportunities where they have voice and choice over the content, place, and time. In an effort to model best practices, the presenter will demonstrate ways in which she organized online courses for her teachers and classified staff. Teachers were compensated for their time and earned certificates. They also had an opportunity to earn college credit for some of the courses. This college credit could be applied for salary advancement. Different models will be demonstrated and different resources will be shared.
Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session: KQED TEACH -https://teach.kqed.org/ and Digital Promise Micro-credentials - http://digitalpromise.org/initiative/educator-micro-credentials/