Professional Development for Educators
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Work-Based Learning Micro-Credential Webinars
The University of Northern Iowa, in collaboration with the Iowa Department of Education, is now offering a webinar series that provides up-to-date training and information on how to use Work-Based Learning (WBL) in Career and Technical Education (CTE) and non-CTE classrooms.
See below for webinar details.
- Designed for those seeking endorsement in Iowa as a PK-12 Principal/PK-12 Supervisor of Special Education
- Award-winning faculty who have led and practiced in the field, and conducted a wide array of research, are now your teachers and mentors
- Program requirements and outcomes are based on Iowa leadership standards
Current Work-Based Learning Micro-Credential Webinars
Webinar #1: Essentials of Work-Based Learning
Learn the types of work-based learning, basic steps needed to start a successful program in your school and how to gain buy-in from stakeholders. Enroll anytime and complete the course in four weeks.
Webinar #2: Finding and Maintaining Business Partners
Explore the ways to overcome challenges in developing a business network, learn how to evaluate quality work-based learning projects and discover new avenues to create industry partners. Enroll anytime and complete the course in four weeks.
Leadership Camp 1.2
An opportunity for practicing leaders to engage in dialogue with colleagues around the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL) and aligned evidence.
Teaching and Leading with Character - Practical Wisdom Illuminated
Explore the Iowa Teaching Standards through the lens of Practical Wisdom and Character. This workshop will provide teachers with opportunities to interact with the Iowa Teaching standards and will provide practical connections to the knowledge and skills necessary to provide quality education in PK-12 schools.