Author Archives: B. Patterson, Professional Development Specialist

About B. Patterson, Professional Development Specialist

Professional Development Specialist Suffolk Public Schools

FREE One-Credit Online Course for First 100 Registrants

Regent University is proud to partner with Suffolk Public Schools to offer our Partner Academic Course Exploration (PACE) to employees, spouses, and dependents of our corporate partners. The first 100 registrants will receive a FREE one-credit academic online course in leadership. This course starts October 30th and … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Development | Comments Off

Preservice Schedule 2017 – Updated 8/24

Click on the title to download a schedule. All documents are in PDF format. Food Services-Transportation-Head Custodians Elementary General-SpEd Teachers Secondary Core Content Teachers Revised 8/23/2017 Special Education Teachers Revised 8/23/2017 Title I Teachers Revised 8/17/2017 Advanced Instruction Teachers Art-Music-PEH-Guidance-Media Revised 8/24/2017 CTE-CCAP Teachers Alt. … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Development | Comments Off

Welcome to Planbook.com!

Edivate Registration for the Face-to-Face Training sessions will open at 8am on August 24, 2017.   Planbook.com Trainings – All training opportunities are optional.  Edivate Catalog Registration Directions

Posted in Professional Development | Comments Off

Welcome to Planbook.com!

Edivate Registration for the Face-to-Face Training sessions will open on August 24, 2017.   All training opportunities are optional.  Edivate Catalog Registration Directions

Posted in Professional Development | Comments Off

2017 Summer PD Series — Registration is Open!

The 2017 Summer PD Series Registration is now open. Summer PD 2017 Brochure – UPDATED 6.7.17 See pages 4-5 of the brochure for Edivate registration details.      

Posted in Professional Development | Comments Off

Become a 2017-18 Cooperating Teacher or Counselor

Posted in Professional Development | Comments Off

UVA Online Reading PD Opportunities for Teachers

The University of Virginia, George Graham Lecture In Reading 2017, is offering the following professional development opportunities for educators. See UVA or each link for additional details and registration information: Online Class Fall 2017: Dyslexia in the Classroom. This one … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Development | Comments Off

VCU Online Reading Specialist Cohort Begins August 2017

Greetings from the VCU School of Education!  In the Department of Teaching and Learning, we have created an online version of our Reading program, both the M.Ed. in Reading and Post-master’s Certificate for Reading Specialists degrees. For licensed teachers with … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Development | Comments Off

University of Phoenix Online Teacher Courses

Welcome to a new way to learn, one that fits your life and career. If you’re ready to embark on a challenging and rewarding journey of self-discovery, you’ll be glad to know that Suffolk Public Schools and University of Phoenix … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Development | Comments Off

Growing Independent Learners Online Workshop

Growing Independent Learners Online Workshop From Literacy Standards to Stations, K-3 Debbie Diller Learn with Debbie Diller to develop more meaningful, standards-based literacy work stations for your K–3 students. At the end of this self-paced, six-lesson online workshop, you will be … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Development | Comments Off

Winter/Spring Virtual PD Series – Registration Open NOW

Click HERE to view over 80 hours of FREE virtual PD opportunities offered exclusively to Suffolk Public Schools Instructional Staff!

Posted in Professional Development | Comments Off

FREE VDOE Online Courses – Register Now for March 22 Start Date

VDOE provides six-week facilitated online courses through a grant with Intel. These professional development courses are available to educators in Virginia at no cost. The courses are conducted all online (no face-to-face meetings needed) and take approximately 30 hours, or … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Development | Comments Off

Get PD NEWS Updates in Your Inbox

Don’t be the last to know or miss your chance to sign up for any PD opportunities! Get all the latest PD News posts sent right to your email. No need to remember to check the PD Blog when you … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Development | Comments Off

Students with Disabilities PD Opportunities

Improving Programs for Students with Disabilities PD Opportunities VDOE Office of Special Education Program Improvement has web-based trainings available online that offer support and resources for mathematics instruction support, planning a master schedule and using data informed decision making through the lens … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Development | Comments Off

Regent University Discount for ALL SPS Employees AND THEIR FAMILIES

Earn a degree that will challenge you with higher learning to advance your career, and greater knowing to transform your character. That’s what makes for real power—and real difference. Regent University’s programs are rooted in educational excellence and structured to … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Development | Comments Off

Help Shape the Future of Education

 Become a Cooperating Teacher or Counselor for 2016-17 Apply Now Application Deadline is June 30, 2016. 

Posted in Professional Development | Comments Off

Stanford “How to Learn Math” Self-paced Online Course

How to Learn Math: For Teachers and Parents Explore the new research ideas on mathematics learning and student mindsets that can transform students’ experiences with math. Whether you are a teacher preparing to implement the new Common Core State Standards, … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Development | Comments Off

Need PD Points?

Looking for professional development opportunities for the summer? Need to earn some points for renewal?   Then look no further than the Suffolk Public Schools PD News Blog. It lists the most up-to-date local, regional, and online professional learning opportunities for … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Development | Comments Off

FREE Edchat Interactive Web Events

What is an Edchat Interactive event? Like webinars, Edchat Interactive uses live video. But with an Edchat Interactive, instead of a long presentation, the event is a live video discussion. The leader will present a basic concept in the first 5-10 … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Development | Comments Off

WHRO Education Online Professional Development & Virginia’s PBS TeacherLine

WHRO Education Online Professional Development & Virginia’s PBS TeacherLine WHRO Education Online Professional Development partnering with the Virginia Society for Technology in Education (VSTE) and Virginia’s PBS TeacherLine offer a unique collection of resources that provide educators with one-stop shopping for flexible, … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Development | Comments Off