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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Professional Development: Should PD Be Mandatory or Voluntary (Part I)

April 20, 2012 - Many licensed professionals attend courses or trainings to keep their certifications. Should this be mandatory or voluntary? Continue reading
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What D.C. Arts & Historical Centers Can Teach You

April 19, 2012 - If you are you a teacher in need of a professional development course this summer but you aren’t looking forward to sitting in a classroom, I have just the thing for you.  Did you know you could take a course at Ford’s Theatre or the National Museum of Women in the Arts and receive Trinity credit?  Each year, teachers come from all over the U.S. to take these courses and they fill quickly.   We will offer 130 of Trinity’s professional development courses this summer but we are extremely fortunate to partner with some local arts and historical experts in D.C.: the National … Continue reading
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Teachers: Make the Most of Your Summer

April 18, 2012 - Many teachers politely cringe when they hear this: “I wish I was a teacher.  They get 3 months off!” Most people think it is such a perk for teachers to have the whole summer off, which in reality is not that long.  If there is anything I have learned about educators, it is that even when they leave the classroom, the work is never done.  Teachers are constantly grading homework and tests, creating lesson plans, or thinking of new ways to do all of the above. And since teachers also need to take professional development courses to maintain their license, … Continue reading
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