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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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Rachael C.

"PLS courses allow educators opportunities to engage with other educators. The courses allow for hands on and collaborative experiences that can be used in the classroom and shared with colleagues."

Favorite Class: Designing Motivation for All Learners®

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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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Sara Angeloff

"My experience with PLS has been very positive. The structure of the class was easy to follow. While it was challenging, the pace of the course and the instructors were extremely helpful in helping you navigate assignments. The content taught was able to be applied within my own classroom in real-time and it was very...
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Sara H.

"PLS Classes have given me the flexibility to earn two master's degrees while learning from home. The classes are organized and presented in an easy to follow format. I would recommend these courses to all of my professional colleagues!"

Favorite Class: Successful Teaching for Acceptance of Responsibility™

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Doug R.

"I have much more of an understanding how to to teach ELL students. I started with very little knowledge on the topic so this has helped with strategies that I can employ. My understanding has changed because I was able to read about and discuss different topics that I had learned before but at a...
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Pam M.

"PLS has given me the chance to advance my degree while also working full-time and managing a personal life. The flexibility of being able to start a class at almost anytime is great. I also enjoy being able to work at my own pace and not be restrained by a schedule. Especially when life gets...
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