PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Our free, professional development workshops provide practical and innovative ways for
educators to help students flourish in and out of the classroom.

Educators will receive a certificate of participation at the completion of each course.
Courses will count for renewal credit in most Upstate districts – including:

Anderson 1 - Anderson 5 - Chester County - Fort Mills School District, NC - Greenville County - Laurens 56 - Newberry County -
Pickens County - Spartanburg 2 - Spartanburg 5 - Spartanburg 6 -Stephens County, GA 

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • MAKEY-MAKEY - REGISTRATION OPENS JANUARY 6, 2020
    In Spartanburg: February 8, 2020 | In Greenville: February 15, 2020 10:00 am–12:00 pm Target Audience: Elementary Educators
    This Makey-Makey Invention Workshop for Educators is a fun, hands-on learning experience where you’ll learn how to teach Invention, Literacy, Making, and Design Thinking using the award winning Makey-Makey invention kit. You’ll explore how basic circuits work, use paper and pencil to create drawings that speak, build pressure sensitive switches from cardboard, and make clever inventions that solve real world problems. Best of all, everyone receives a free Makey-Makey and a certificate of completion.
  • PLAYWORKS – REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH 23, 2020
    April 25, 2020 | 9:00 am-12:00 pm | TCMU-Greenville
    The Power of Play workshop introduces the importance of play and lays the foundation for creating a safe, healthy, and respectful environment for youth. In the Playworks Power of Play training, we give all teachers and school staff the introductory tools needed to create safe and inclusive play opportunities for all students, in the classroom and in recess play spaces. The training includes a discussion of the various barriers youth may face and how adults can help youth navigate and overcome these challenges. Participants walk away understanding how to select and initiate games that support the physical, social, and emotional development of your students. Come dressed in active wear and be prepared to play like a kid!

GREENVILLE

HOURS of OPERATION
TUESDAY - SATURDAY 9AM-5PMSUNDAY 11AM-5PMOPEN MONDAYSDURING THE SUMMER9AM - 5PM & SPECIAL HOLIDAYS

Spartanburg

HOURS of OPERATION
TUESDAY - SATURDAY 9AM-5PMSUNDAY 11AM-5PM OPEN MONDAYS DURING THE SUMMER 9AM - 5PM & SPECIAL HOLIDAYS