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LAUSD-Approved Salary Point Classes for Teachers

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Earn LAUSD Salary Points With Our Self-Paced, Online Courses

Continuing Education Classes for Teachers

LAUSD Approved

Our courses has been approved by the LAUSD Joint Salary Point Committee for 2 Salary Points. These courses can be applied to each schedule of the LAUSD Salary Table.  Courses are $119.00 for each 2 Salary Point course.

Self-Paced learning

Fun and Worthwhile

Our online courses are fun, interesting, and worthwhile. Stop wasting time and money enrolling into classes that are full of busy-work. Learn skills, apps, and methods that are directly transferable into your classroom. Stay ahead of the edtech curve and create a more interesting, engaging, and enjoyable classroom experience.

Google Certified Training Courses - ED Technology Specialists

Self-Paced Online

Earn your credits at your pace, on your time. Collaborate with other educators and learn skills and strategies that you can immediately implement into your classroom.  Stay ahead of your students in the quickly changing virtual learning classroom with Google Tools and many other emerging technologies.

Registration Process

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Register Through Ed Technology Specialists

Register through Ed Technology Specialists by clicking “Learn More” underneath one or more courses below. You will be sent an email with a course link to start the course. 

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Receive Your Salary Points

After you complete the course, at the end of each session we process your grade and send the appropriate paperwork to you and to LAUSD.  You will receive two salary points when completed. 

Open Enrollment: Courses are Self-Paced

*Our Session Dates below  and “End Dates” are only for University transcripting purposes.  You have 6 months to complete a course from the day you enroll.

Summer 2024
Fall 2024
Spring 2025
Enrollment Opened
February 14, 2024
May 15, 2024
September 1, 2024
Enrollment Closed
August 1, 2024
November 1, 2023
April 1, 2025
End Date*
August 13, 2024
November 30, 2024
April 29, 2025

*If students finish coursework before the end date, paperwork for salary points will be processed at that time.

“Finally, some real professional development I can use! I love that it is online. I am able to work at my own pace.”

 

Mindfulness to Improve Teaching and Learning

In this engaging interactive course participants will learn and complete exercises in mindfulness, and develop and implement meaningful mindfulness exercises for students.

Supporting English Language Learning with Instructional Technology

Participants will learn key components to successful English immersion, and explore a variety of resources to plan, implement, and maintain a successful English immersion classroom.

Social Media and Social Emotional Learning

Participants will learn about the foundations of social media, identify a social emotional learning framework that meet the needs of students, and utilize tools to develop meaningful learning experiences.

It Takes a Village: Building Community Connections with EdTech

Participants will learn about platforms that support community collaboration, explore outreach and grant opportunities, and apply skills to create and build relationships with the community.

Differentiate Instruction with Technology Integration

Participants will learn six strategies for differentiated instruction and will explore and apply digital tools to set goals, research, plan and implement instruction, track progress, and show learning

Tools for Close Reading Across the Curriculum

Participants will learn about a component of close reading, explore digital tools to assist in implementation, and create a close reading lesson that can be immediately implemented in the classroom.

Becoming a Resilient Educator: Self-Care Strategies and Tactics to Avoid Teacher Burnout

Participants will examine their current self-care practices. They will learn how to manage stress and anxiety, find ways to effectively practice mindfulness, and work to develop a self-care plan.

Social Emotional Learning Strategies for the Modern Classroom

Participants in their course will investigate, develop and implement different strategies and tools to improve SEL strategies and practices in their classroom.

Understanding and Implementing IEPs with Digital Tools

Participants will assess their prior knowledge of the IEP process and develop a personalized goal for the course. They will explore and apply digital tools to set goals and track progress. 

Managing a 1:1 Classroom

Participants will learn skills and strategies to establish and maintain an effective and productive 1:1 Classroom, and create a management system that can be immediately implemented in the classroom.

Best Practices for Social Emotional Learning in Response to Crisis

Teachers and staff must learn and apply social and emotional strategies to find a healthy balance of professional and personal responsibilities.

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