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:

    Summary of Project/Product Requirements

    Rubric

    Exemplar Lesson Plan

     

  • 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

     

     

  • K-12 Educators interested in teaching online
    February 27 & May 7, 2020 from 4PM-7PM; Three Online Check-ins on March 12, 26 & April 9, 2020 (Early Evening)
    Location: Natick Town Hall & Online
    Status: Open | Cost: $200- (FREE for Natick Faculty) FREE if you teach a course this summer for TEC | Credits: 45 PDPs with an option for 2 graduate credits from Worcester State University - $250
    Registration Deadline: February 14, 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
  • Staff from Harvard and Littleton School Districts
    February 27, 2020 from 9:00 AM - 3:15 PM; snow date of March 16, 2020
    Location: Harvard Public Schools
    Status: Open | Cost: Free, tuition covered by participating school district | Credits: 5.5 Hours of Participation
    Registration Deadline: February 25, 2020
  • Directors of Student Services, Special Educators, Pre-K - 12 Principals, Assistant Superintendents
    Monday, March 2, 2020 from 9:00AM - 12:00 noon
    Location: TEC Professional Development Center in E. Walpole
    Status: Open | Cost: $60 TEC Members / $75 Non-TEC Members | Credits: 3 hours of Participation
    Registration Deadline: February 28, 2020
  • K-12 Educators interested in teaching online
    Course begins January 30, 2020
    Location: Online
    Status: Open | Cost: $100 | Credits: 10 PDPs
    Registration Deadline: January 24, 2020

    To register for Moodle Primer: Go online to https://teccoop.wufoo.com/forms/learn-moodle-basics/

     

  • K-12 Social Studies, Math and Science Teachers and Librarians
    March 14 & 28, 2020 9:00AM-1:00PM ; 6 hours of independent work
    Location: EDCO Collaborative, 36 Middlesex Turnpike, Bedford MA
    Status: Open | Cost: $195TEC/EDCO Members / $245 Non-TEC/EDCO Members | Credits: 12 PDPs Optional 1 credit from Worcester State University - $125 - due upon initial registration
    Registration Deadline: March 11, 2020
  • Grade 8 History and Humanities teachers, History/Social Studies Directors/Interested History/Humanities teachers of 6, 7, 9, 10, 11
    Friday, February 28, 2020 from 8:30AM-3:00PM
    Location: TEC Professional Development Center East Walpole
    Status: Open | Cost: $100 TEC Members/ $125 Non-TEC Members | Credits: 6 Hours of Participation
    Registration Deadline: February 26, 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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