Professional Development Offerings

Welcome to TEC's Professional Development Department


The Education Cooperative provides an array of professional learning opportunities for educators, administrators, and other district and school-based staff throughout TEC's member communities and others in the greater Boston area and beyond.


Janet Buerklin, EdD, Professional Development coordinator has developed a variety of courses that qualify for one or two graduate credits in partnership with area colleges and universities. Theses courses cover all curriculum areas and are targeted at elementary, secondary and special educators.





To narrow the course selection list down by category, choose a category in the drop down list and hit apply.

  • Rolling access; NOTE: This is not an "endorsement" course.
    Location: Online
    Status: Open | Cost: $175* -- Note: Before registering for this course, please check with your Central Office Administrator in charge of Professional Development. If this course is being offered by your district for free, registration will be accessed via your district. | Credits: 15 PDPs
    Registration Deadline: December 31, 2020

    Registration is by credit card only: Click here

    Note: This is not an "endorsement" course.

     

  • Rolling access; Web-based and self-paced
    Location: Online
    Status: Open | Cost: $130 for course with pdps; Additional $165 for credit option | Credits: 15 pdps; 1 graduate credit for an additional $165
    Registration Deadline: December 31, 2020

    Registration is by credit card only: Click here

    For Grad Credit:

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  • Rolling access
    Location: Online
    Status: Open | Cost: $175* -- Note: Before registering for this course, please check with your Central Office Administrator in charge of Professional Development. If this course is being offered by your district for free, registration will be accessed via your district. | Credits: 15 PDPs
    Registration Deadline: December 31, 2020

    Registration is by credit card only: Click here

     

     

  • All K-12 Educators
    Thursdays, January 9, 23, 30, February 6, 2020 4:00-7:15 PM
    Location: TEC Professional Development Center East Walpole
    Status: Open | Cost: $260 TEC Members / $300 Non-TEC Members | Credits: 13.5 PDPs Optional 1 credit from Worcester State University - $125 - due upon initial registration
    Registration Deadline: January 7, 2020
  • Grades 8-12 Special Education Teachers, Transition Program Teachers, Transition Specialists and related Service Providers (SLPs, Social Workers, OTs, PTs)
    Module 1 begins January 8, 2020; Module 2 begins January 15, 2020; Module 3 begins January 22, 2020; Final Project due February 12, 2020
    Location: Online
    Status: Open | Cost: $275 TEC/EDCO Members / $320 Non-TEC/EDCO Members | Credits: 15 PDPs Optional 1 credit from Worcester State University - $125 - due upon initial registration
    Registration Deadline: January 6, 2020
  • K-12 Physical Educators
    Module 1 begins January 7, 2020; Module 2 begins January 14, 2020; Module 3 begins January 21, 2020, Module 4 begins January 28, 2020; Module 5 begins February 4, 2020; Final Project due February 28, 2020
    Location: Online
    Status: Open | Cost: $360 TEC Members /$410 Non-TEC Members | Credits: 26 PDPs Optional 2 credits from Worcester State University - $250 - due upon initial registration
    Registration Deadline: January 3, 2020
  • All Educators, PreK-Grade 12
    Module 1 opens: March 2, 2020; Module 2: March 9; Module 3: March 16; Module 4: March 23; Module 5: March 30; Module 6 and Final Project: April 6, 2020 Registration closes Tuesday, February 25, 2020
    Location: Online
    Status: Open | Cost: $275 TEC Members / $320 Non-TEC Members | Credits: 30 PDPs Optional 1 credit from Worcester State University- $125 - due upon initial registration
    Registration Deadline: February 25, 2020
  • K-2 Classroom Teachers
    Module 1 begins: January 6, 2020 Module 2 begins: January 13, 2020 Module 3 begins: January 20, 2020 Module 4 begins: January 27, 2020 Final Project due: February 10, 2020
    Location: Online - A facilitated, asynchronous course
    Status: Open | Cost: $275 TEC Members / $320 Non-TEC Members | Credits: 15 PDPs Optional 1 credit from Worcester State University - $125 - due upon initial registration
    Registration Deadline: December 18, 2019
  • All Mac Users
    Module 1 opens: Tuesday, January 7, 2020 Module 2 opens: Tuesday, January 14, 2020 Module 3 opens: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 Final project due: Tuesday, February 4, 2020
    Location: Online -a facilitated, asynchronous course
    Status: Open | Cost: $275 TEC Members / $320 Non-TEC Members | Credits: 15 PDPs Optional 1 credit from Worcester State University - $125 - due upon initial registration
    Registration Deadline: December 18, 2019
  • All K-12 Classroom Teachers
    Mondays: January 6, 13, 27; February 3, 10, 24; March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; April 6, 2020; Capstones: April 13, 27; Make-up sessions: May 4, 11, 18
    Location: Natick High School, 15 West Street, Natick, Room 103
    Status: Open | Cost: $375/Natick faculty; $450/all others | Credits: 45 PDPs - recognized by the state as 67.5 PDPs 3 grad credits from Worcester State University for an additional $225, payable at the time of registration
    Registration Deadline: January 3, 2020
  • SEI Endorsement Courses

    Status: Taking Wait List | Cost: TBD | Credits: TBD
    Registration Deadline: October 31, 2020

     If you would like to be contacted about potential future SEI courses please click here 

  • K-5 Classroom Teachers, Special Subject Teachers, and Special Educators
    Module 1 begins: Monday, February 24, 2020 Module 2 begins: Monday, March 9, 2020 Module 3 begins: Monday March 23, 2020 Final Project due: Monday, April 13, 2020
    Location: Online - facilitated, asynchronous course
    Status: Open | Cost: $360 TEC Members / $410 Non-TEC Members | Credits: 24 PDPs Optional 2 credits from Worcester State University - $250 - due upon initial registration
    Registration Deadline: February 10, 2020

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