Contrast

Home

Graduate Courses for K-12 Educators

Learn it Today. Use it Tomorrow.

Refer a Friend!

Give a $50 Gift Card. Receive a $50 Gift Card.

Learn How to Refer a Friend

Course Catalog

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

Learn More

Why PLS Classes?

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

Learn More

Customized Cohorts

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

Learn More

Popular Courses

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

  • On-Site
  • 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.

View Class Offerings
  • 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.

View Class Offerings
  • 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.

View Class Offerings

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

Decorative example of On-Site

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.

Learn More
Decorative example of Online

Online

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

Learn More
Decorative example of Remote Learning

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.

Learn More
Decorative example of Self-Paced

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.

Learn More

What participants are saying...

Repeat Participant

Ellen Mingle

"PLS courses have changed my way of teaching. I have learned new strategies and applied them directly into the classroom. Not only am I getting new ideas from the course, but interacting with classmates during discussions have been very beneficial as well. The courses are very manageable."
Repeat Participant

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."
Participant

Alyssa B.

"PLS made it possible for me to complete coursework for my masters program while teaching full-time. I had a collegial online cohort. We supported each other and learned from each other throughout. I enjoyed learning this way."
Repeat Participant

Destiny B.

"PLS has made me a better educator (and even a better parent). I literally use skills from my PLS Classes every day as a teacher. They are some of the best classes I've ever taken."

Favorite Class: Successful Teaching for Acceptance of Responsibility™

Participant

Adam Smith

"In the course, Instructional Design for Online Educators™, I liked how practical the assignments were and that I could create something that I will be able to use in my classes in the fall. I also enjoyed the weekly discussion topics—the ability to work through a curriculum in chunks was insightful. I also enjoyed learning...
Repeat Participant

Lisa Martineaus

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