Professional Development

Note - continuing education resources to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) outbreak on members of affiliated local unions will be linked here.
 
Click here to pre-register for free Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence (YCEI) course on social and emotional learning (Aug. 14, 2020).
 
Click here for full PreK-12 and PSRP "legal issues" training workshop (Aug. 11, 2020).
 
Click here to access the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences' COVID-19 webinars (Aug. 5, 2020).
 
Click here for the YCEI webinar on healthy emotion regulation (Jun. 17, 2020).
 
Click here to access resources for English Language Learners compiled by Share My Lesson (Apr. 16, 2020).
 
Click here to access EASTCONN's supporting special populations webinar series for paraeducators (Apr. 6, 2020).
 
Click here for Share My Lesson’s remote learning community resources (Mar. 25, 2020).
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We know that in public schools, community hospitals, colleges and universities, and state and municipal governments, one of the most important assets is the professional workforce. And we know that one of the most important investments to improve and strengthen the vital services they deliver is in continuous, high-quality professional development (PD).
 
Click here for AFT's national PD Program for Educators.
 
Click here for AFT's national guidelines for creating effective PD programs for educators.
 
Click here for our latest PD report.

Upcoming PD Opportunities
 
Be sure check the "Calendar" at right for upcoming PD events and activities for PreK-12 certified teachers, paraprofessionals and school-related support personnel (PSRP), nurses and healthcare workers, higher education faculty, and public employees.
 
Click here to request to be added to our e-mail list for notice of upcoming PD events.
 
Click here to watch highlights and full programs for select PD courses (Nov. 4, 2020).