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.
To register now, click here.

  • All educators
    July 8 - 12, 2019 Final project for credit due July 19, 2019
    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: July 5, 2019
  • Grades 3-5 Classroom Teachers; Math Coaches; SpEd Educators
    August 5 - 9, 2019 (roughly 15 hours) Final project for grad credit of a revised or new math workshop-completed by August 18, 2019 (roughly an additional 15 hours)
    Location: Online
    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: August 2, 2019
  • Grades K-8 Literacy Conference

    June 7, 2019 8:30AM-3:30PM
    Location: 36 Middlesex Turnpike, Bedford, MA 01730
    Status: Open | Cost: $200; Early Bird Price $175 until April 15, 2019 | Credits: TBD
    Registration Deadline: June 6, 2019

    For More Information  Please Click Here

  • District and school administrators, district technology and data personnel, any educator who works with large sets of data
    July 30 & 31, 2019 from 8:30AM - 11:30AM
    Location: TEC Professional Learning Center in East Walpole
    Status: Open | Cost: $175 TEC Members / $200 Non-TEC Members | Credits: 6 Hours of Participation
    Registration Deadline: July 26, 2019
  • K-2 Classroom Teachers
    June 24 - 28, 2019 (roughly 15 hours) Final project for grad credit of a revised or new math workshop - completed by July 12, 2019 (roughly an additional 15 hours)
    Location: Online
    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: June 21, 2019
  • All Mac Users
    Tuesday - Thursday, July 16 - 18, 2019 - online Optional face-to-face sessions Wednesday, July 17 and Friday, July 19, 2019 All assignments for graduate credit- due July 31, 2019
    Location: Online
    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: July 12, 2019
  • K-12 Classroom Teachers, Special Educators, and Speech-Language Pathologists
    July 8 - 12, 2019, active online participation Final project for graduate credit at Worcester State is due July 19, 2019
    Location: Online
    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: July 5, 2019
  • K-5 Classroom Teachers, Literacy Coaches, Elementary Principals, K-5 Special Educators
    June 25 - June 27, 2019 Final Project for Worcester Credit due July 15, 2019
    Location: Online
    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: June 24, 2019
  • K-12 Special Eduction Staff and Reading Specialists
    July 10 - 12; July 15 - 18, 2019 8:30AM - 3:00PM
    Location: EDCO Collaborative, 36 Middlesex Turnpike, Bedford, MA
    Status: Open | Cost: $1,450 TEC Members / $1,750 Non TEC Members | Credits: 45 PDPs Optional 3 credits from Fitchburg State University - $285 - due upon initial registration
    Registration Deadline: July 8, 2019
  • K-12 Educators
    Monday and Tuesday July 8 & 9, 2019 9:00AM - 2:30PM
    Location: TEC Professional Development Center in E. Walpole
    Status: Open | Cost: $200 TEC Members / $235 Non-TEC Members | Credits: 10 PDPs
    Registration Deadline: July 3, 2019
  • There is currently one SEI Teacher Endorsement Course running

    SEI Endorsement Courses

    Location: Natick
    Status: Open | Cost: See Registration Flyers for Details | Credits: 3 Optional Graduate Credits
    Registration Deadline: January 2, 2019

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

  • K-12 Educators
    Monday, July 15 and Friday, July 19 from 9:00AM -12:00 noon; Tuesday - Thursday, Online Monday & Friday, TEC Professional Development Center in East Walpole
    Location: TEC Professional Development Center in East Walpole and online
    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: July 12, 2019

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