Grounded in research and informed by the challenges practitioners face, our programs are designed to empower adults and institutions to better serve students and communities. View the Upcoming Events and Self-Paced Courses below to find a learning opportunity that suits your role, learning interests, and schedule. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Send us your request.

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Course Description Audience
Media Literacy: Integrating 21st Century Life Skills Across the Curriculum
June 23, 2021 to August 18, 2021

Teaching students to apply critical thinking skills to the media they regularly consume and produce must be considered an essential part of a 21st century education. Join Frank Baker, internationally known media literacy educator, for this special summer course (virtual) offering. Course participants will learn strategies for incorporating media literacy into every subject and discipline addressed in K-12 classrooms.

Elementary Teachers, Informal Educators, School Leaders, Secondary Teachers
Codesigning Educational Justice Institute
June 30, 2021 to July 1, 2021

The FLDC Codesigning Educational Justice Institute is a 2-day engagement to support systems-based formal leaders and family/community leaders of color in collaborating together in justice-based systems change. We will take up solidarity-driven codesign as a collective practice to reimagine education this summer and into next fall.

Community Leaders, District Leaders, Families, School Leaders
Formative Assessment in Elementary Mathematics: Interviewing Children About Their Mathematical Thinking (Grades 2-5)
August 3, 2021 to August 17, 2021

After the tumultuous 2020-2021 school year, many teachers are wondering what mathematical knowledge and experiences their students will bring in fall. Despite concerns about “learning loss,” we know that all children bring important social, linguistic, cultural, and mathematical knowledge to their work in the math classroom. So, what do our students know and what is next on the horizon for them? This three-session course, designed for educators working with grades 2-5, provides practical guidance for teachers seeking to take an asset-based approach to formative assessment.

Elementary Teachers, School Leaders
Formative Assessment in Elementary Mathematics: Interviewing Children About Their Mathematical Thinking (PreK-1)
August 3, 2021 to August 17, 2021

After the tumultuous 2020-2021 school year, many teachers are wondering what mathematical knowledge and experiences their students will bring in fall. Despite concerns about “learning loss,” we know that all children bring important social, linguistic, cultural, and mathematical knowledge to their work in the math classroom. So, what do our students know and what is next on the horizon for them? This three-session course, designed for PreK-1 educators, provides practical guidance for teachers seeking to take an asset-based approach to formative assessment.

Early Childhood Professionals, Elementary Teachers, School Leaders
Creating Equitable Learning Spaces for Young Children Through Inquiry
August 11, 2021 to August 12, 2021

In this two-day workshop, early childhood and elementary educators will come together to explore project-based learning for young students. In particular, the facilitator will focus on ways to differentiate instruction, connect learning to their students’ lives, and promote ways to engage students in reasoning, hypothesizing, predicting, analyzing, and problem solving.

Early Childhood Professionals, Elementary Teachers, Special Education Professionals
Creating Equitable Learning Spaces for Young Children Through Inquiry
August 11, 2021, August 12, 2021

A young child finds a spider on the windowsill of the classroom and wonders where it came from, how it got into the classroom, and where is its mother.  Those are relevant and important questions that young and curious students want to explore. How do we foster this engagement in inquiry, offer opportunities for them to collect and analyze their own data, and value their assumptions, conclusions, and expressions of new understandings? In this two-day workshop, early childhood and elementary educators will come together to explore project-based learning for young students.

Early Childhood Professionals, Elementary Teachers, Special Education Professionals
Creating Equitable Learning Spaces for Young Children Through Inquiry
August 11, 2021, August 12, 2021

A young child finds a spider on the windowsill of the classroom and wonders where it came from, how it got into the classroom, and where is its mother.  Those are relevant and important questions that young and curious students want to explore. How do we foster this engagement in inquiry, offer opportunities for them to collect and analyze their own data, and value their assumptions, conclusions, and expressions of new understandings? In this two-day workshop, early childhood and elementary educators will come together to explore project-based learning for young students.

Early Childhood Professionals, Elementary Teachers, Special Education Professionals
Creating Equitable Learning Spaces for Young Children Through Inquiry
August 11, 2021, August 12, 2021

A young child finds a spider on the windowsill of the classroom and wonders where it came from, how it got into the classroom, and where is its mother.  Those are relevant and important questions that young and curious students want to explore. How do we foster this engagement in inquiry, offer opportunities for them to collect and analyze their own data, and value their assumptions, conclusions, and expressions of new understandings? In this two-day workshop, early childhood and elementary educators will come together to explore project-based learning for young students.

Early Childhood Professionals, Elementary Teachers, Special Education Professionals
Creating Equitable Learning Spaces for Young Children Through Inquiry
August 11, 2021, August 12, 2021

A young child finds a spider on the windowsill of the classroom and wonders where it came from, how it got into the classroom, and where is its mother.  Those are relevant and important questions that young and curious students want to explore. How do we foster this engagement in inquiry, offer opportunities for them to collect and analyze their own data, and value their assumptions, conclusions, and expressions of new understandings? In this two-day workshop, early childhood and elementary educators will come together to explore project-based learning for young students.

Early Childhood Professionals, Elementary Teachers, Special Education Professionals
Every Teacher Can Lead: Finding Your Niche as a Strengths-Based Teacher Leader
August 16, 2021 to August 18, 2021

All teachers are capable of impacting student growth and systemic change, both within and beyond their own classroom. In this interactive course, we will use a strengths-based approach to explore the various ways you can bring your passion, knowledge, and equity-focused orientation to a variety of teacher leadership roles, ranging from leading teams to coaching and mentoring colleagues, and much more.

Elementary Teachers, School Leaders, Secondary Teachers

Self-Paced

Self-Paced
Course Description Audience
ABA Business 101: Business Fundamentals
Ongoing Self-Paced

Business Series: ABA 101 will have an administrative focus that concentrates on how to open and manage an ABA business as a business leader.

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Special Education Professionals
ABA Business 102: Clinical Fundamentals
Ongoing Self-Paced

ABA 102 will have a clinical focus that concentrates on how to manage the clinical responsibilities needed in effective and ethical programming from a leadership perspective.

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Special Education Professionals
ABA Business 103: Staff Retention
Ongoing Self-Paced

ABA 103 focuses on the issue of staff retention and ways that companies can intervene to decrease staff turnover. 

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Special Education Professionals
Culturally Responsive Strategies for Building Relationships with Families
Ongoing Self-Paced

This webinar will focus on building parent-teacher relationships by increasing cultural awareness. We will share the importance of identifying cultural differences and strategies to address the needs of students and families.

Early Childhood Professionals, Elementary Teachers, Secondary Teachers, Special Education Professionals
Early Childhood Education in the Time of COVID: Voices From the Field
Ongoing Self-Paced

This webinar will center the voices of early childhood special educators (teaching in Birth-Grade 3 settings) with the goal of learning from strategies, practices, and supports that have effectively and efficiently supported families and young children

Early Childhood Professionals, Elementary Teachers
Early Childhood Education in the “New Normal”: Strategies for Supporting Preschooler and Early Elementary Students with Online Instruction
Ongoing Self-Paced

This webinar will share strategies for supporting a range of learners, with and without disabilities, in online settings.

Elementary Teachers, Families, Informal Educators, Secondary Teachers, Special Education Professionals
Leveraging Technologies to Support Families During COVID: Strategies for Virtual Family Support and Home Visiting
Ongoing Self-Paced

Family support is a large part of a special educator’s role, but the shift to online learning has made this incredibly difficult. This webinar will cover ways of supporting families during COVID-19 and with the shift to distanced learning.

Early Childhood Professionals, Elementary Teachers, School Leaders, Special Education Professionals
Navigating the Waters of Insurance Reimbursement
Ongoing Self-Paced

This online learning module will give both an introductory look at getting connected with insurance companies as well as a more advanced understanding of how to navigate some of the more challenging business aspects.

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Special Education Professionals
Project DATA Model for Teaching Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Ongoing Self-Paced

The goal of the Project DATA Model is to provide a school-based program for young children with ASD and related disorders that is effective, meets the needs of its consumers (e.g., families and school personnel), is acceptable to consumers, and is sustainable.

Early Childhood Professionals, Special Education Professionals
Research in RBT Supervision
Ongoing Self-Paced

This webinar explores current research findings and related content about supervision practices for Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs).

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Special Education Professionals
Sexuality, Disability & ABA Practice 201: Professional Practices for Client Safety
Ongoing Self-Paced

This webinar focuses on the ethical analysis of a behavioral consultation case study involving masturbatory behavior of an early adolescent with a developmental disability

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Special Education Professionals
Sexuality, Disability & ABA Practice 203: Preparing for Social-Sexuality Instruction
Ongoing Self-Paced

This webinar walks you through steps to take to start integrating social-sexuality instruction into your services.

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Special Education Professionals
Sexuality, Disability & ABA Practice 204: Providing Instruction for Personal Safety
Ongoing Self-Paced

This webinar is designed to broaden practitioner understanding of the development of self-protection skills against sexual abuse.

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Special Education Professionals
Sexuality, Disability & ABA Practice 205: Social-Sexuality Curriculum Resources for Learners with ASD
Ongoing Self-Paced

This webinar presents an overview of modern social-sexuality instructional resources for learners with ASD.

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Special Education Professionals
Student Accommodations and Modifications in the Tier 1 Setting
Ongoing Self-Paced

This webinar will provide participants with a working understanding of accommodations versus modifications, as well as when to implement either and for whom. 

Elementary Teachers, Secondary Teachers, Special Education Professionals
Supervising RBTs: Transforming Trials and Tribulations into Triumphs
Ongoing Self-Paced

This webinar will teach you how to recognize and respond to issues as a supervisor for registered behavior technicians (RBTs).

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Special Education Professionals
Supporting Parents with Challenging Behaviors at Home
Ongoing Self-Paced

This training will explore current practices in the implementation of online parent coaching for challenging behaviors at home. The focus is for early childhood staff working with families around behavior support.

Early Childhood Professionals, Elementary Teachers, Secondary Teachers, Special Education Professionals
Virtual Social and Emotional Support: Zoom Social Skills for All Learners
Ongoing Self-Paced

In this webinar, Drs. RinaMarie Leon-Guerrero and Ariane Gauvreau will discuss concrete ways teachers and providers can provide social skills instruction, strategies for facilitating social skills groups online, and other means to increase social opportunities for students during distance learning.

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Early Childhood Professionals, Elementary Teachers