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Course Catalog

Choose from 35+ courses to continue your education and earn graduate credit.

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Why PLS Classes?

Work toward your graduate degree. Move up the salary scale. Meet recertification requirements.

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Customized Cohorts

Learning is better together. Earn gift cards when you take PLS Classes with a group.

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Popular Courses

Discover practical strategies that can be implemented in your classroom right away.

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  • Online: 4-week
  • Online: 7-week
  • Online: Remote Learning

Developing Executive Function to Empower Learners™

Learn how to develop and strengthen executive function in the areas of organization and planning, focus and attention, working memory, effort and resilience, cognitive flexibility, self-directedness, and inhibitory control.

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  • On-Site
  • Online: Remote Learning

Social Emotional Learning: Essential to Student Success™

This course focuses on the importance of supporting academics with social-emotional learning. Engage in classroom-applicable strategies and activities for developing a social-emotional culture.

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  • On-Site
  • Online: 4-week
  • Online: 7-week

Successful Teaching for Acceptance of Responsibility™

Investigate the foundations of developing self-responsibility in students. Explore specific strategies for anchoring personal power and mental model.

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Graduate Courses in Multiple Formats to Fit Your Schedule and Learning Style

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On-Site

Participate in hands-on activities, lively discussions, collaborative projects, and interactive instruction as you discover researched-based strategies that can be applied in your classroom.

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Online

Immerse yourself in our 7-week or 4-week online asynchronous classes, taught by master educators with years of experience and practical knowledge.

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Remote Learning

Leverage technology solutions, synchronous sessions, and virtual learning experiences in a collaborative setting through authentic experiences that you can use with your own students.

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Self-Paced

Work at your own pace with a dedicated facilitator. Courses are offered on a rolling basis year-round and generally take 45 - 90 days to complete.

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What participants are saying...

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Amy M.

"I highly recommend PLS Classes! Overall it was a fantastic learning experience that provided me with tools and resources I can use in my classroom. The online interaction with other participants was engaging and purposeful. The course format was well organized and meaningful!"

Favorite Class: Facilitating Online Learning Communities™

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Jen Jones

"My instructor, Darlene Volchansky, asked thought provoking questions in the discussions, provide great feedback in a timely manner and she did a good job building a good rapport with the students and creating a positive online learning experience."
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Craig Henninger

"PLS Classes are taught by qualified professionals who have walked the walk as educators, and for the most part are still walking the walk. They understand what we (the teachers) do every day and they are here to help us become better. They don't talk down to the students but rather across to us."
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Lisa Martineaus

"The instructors were intelligent, interesting, and kind. The classes were well-organized, and I have used a great deal in the classroom."
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Debbie B.

"PLS Classes are a fun engaging way to expand your knowledge as well as share your experiences. The instructors are organized and stimulating. There is timely feedback on assignments and my instructor was easily accessible to answer questions or offer guidance."

Favorite Class: Meaningful Activities to Generate Interesting Classrooms™

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Dawn Plestina

"PLS Classes have fit my needs as an educator with their various content and engaging instructors. The curricula lends itself to be used immediately in the classroom, and the instructors encourage us (their students) to apply what we have learned with our students."
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