Professional Learning Opportunities

  • Richland School District One promotes various types of professional learning opportunities (PLO).  The district offers face-to-face sessions, modules, micro-credentials, and courses.  All professional learning offered in the district can be found in the district’s Professional Learning Management System (PLMS)

     

District Provided Professional Learning Opportunities

External Professional Learning Opportunities

Online Professional Learning Opportunities

  • FIU Online: Click-12 Simple Ways to Digitize Your Classroom 

    NAEYC Virtual Institute

    Center for Excellence to Prepare Teachers of Children of Poverty Free Summer Webinars

    Jason Flatt 

    Explore Free Micro-Credentials from Digital Promise

    TeacherLine Southeast Online PreK-12 Professional Learning 

    Mentoring Novice Teachers Module

    Webinars/Modules for Classified Staff

    Advancement Courses for Teachers- This organization offers graduate level courses at a discounted rate.  Upon completion of modules or courses, download the certificate and keep it for your records. Certificates must clearly indicate a number of hours earned.  Certificates of completion will not be accepted.

    SC Codes- SC Codes provides various online courses for learning how to code.  Upon completion of modules or courses, download the certificate and upload it as External PD Credit in truenorthlogic to have the professional learning added to your transcript. Certificates must clearly indicate a number of hours earned.  Certificates of completion will not be accepted.  

    Microsoft Educator Community Courses - Log in using your district email and password.  The educator community contains courses range from an estimated 1 hour to 3 hours in time. Some courses focus on how to use tools like OneNote, Sway, and Office Mix, while others are more pedagogy based and designed to teach you how to integrate technology into your instruction. They each end in an assessment. To earn points for a course, you must successfully pass the assessment at the end.  Upon completion of modules or courses, download the certificate and keep it for your records.  Certificates must clearly indicate a number of hours earned.  Certificates of completion will not be accepted.  Use the Microsoft Education Community Transcript document for directions on how to access your transcript. 

    Microsoft Education Webinars- Log in using your district email and password.  Find web-based seminars or recorded webcasts covering a wide range of topics around technology use in the classroom. These webinars are broken up into smaller topic-focused videos.  Certificates must clearly indicate a number of hours earned.  Certificates of completion will not be accepted.  

    EdWeb- Create a free account to gain access to thousands of free webinars.  Many webinars will provide you with a certificate of completion. Upon completion of a webinar, download the certificate andand keep it for your records.  Certificates must clearly indicate a number of hours earned.  Certificates of completion will not be accepted.  


    Upon completion of external professional learning you will need to download a copy of the certificate and maintain for your records.  Certificates must clearly indicate a number of hours earned.  Certificates of completion will not be accepted for renewal.  Please see the Tracking Professional Learning Memo regarding maintaining these certificates. 

    The Office of Instructional Services does not approve or track professional learning that is not facilitated by the district.  For information regarding renewal of your certificate should be directed to your school/site certification point of contact.  Please visit the Human Resource Certificate Renewal webpage for additional information.