RETAIN Professional Development Courses - Summer 2018

All Professional Development Courses are completely online during the same terms as the online courses. All courses are $300 each and 60 renewal credits. See below for courses being offered and payment information.

Technology for Teachers - This truly is the time of the “Digital Native” and our students deserve a teacher who is willing to create a 21st century learning environment. Technology for Teachers is designed to provide instruction and best practice for effectively integrating technology with instruction. The SAMR model and TPACK will be discussed as models for the integration process. G-Suite/Office 365 tools will be explored for collaboration, communication, and critical thinking. The entire course is hands-on, “make it, take it” style, so you will be ready to show off your new skills and impress your students.

Assessment for Learning - This courses is designed to provide the best methods for increasing student achievement and examining the relationship between curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
Topics include: Alignment of standards/indicators with objectives, effective formative assessments, sound design in creating assessments (selected response, written response, personal communication), meaningful feedback, rubrics and checklists, reliability and validity, and effective grading practices.

Mentoring Young Teachers - This is a practical course for helping mentors empower new teachers by encouragement, modeling, and support.

Complete the registration form above and submit payment.

Payment options:

1. Mail a check payable to:
Newberry College RETAIN Center of Excellence
ATTN: Debbie Poston
1121 Speers Street
Newberry, SC 29108

2. Pay by credit card by calling Landee at 803-321-5105 - Please reference RETAIN courses

For general questions, contact Daphne Poore at 803-321-5603 or email at