Online Professional Development Courses For Teachers and Educators

Professional Development & Continuing Education Programs Covering Topics Essential for Effective Instruction. Earn CPE, Clock Hours or Academic Credit Through Our Regionally-Accredited University Partners Online.

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  • Renew Your Teaching License

  • Improve Your Instructional Skill Set

  • Great for Current Teachers & Teachers Not Currently Teaching

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High-Quality Courses For Teachers and Educators

High-quality, affordable professional development courses designed for teaching license renewal, salary advancement, or simply to improve instructional effectiveness.  Approved in most states, choose from our full course menu or build your own cost-effective bundle pack!

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  • Full Access to Course Resources – Tools, Graphic Organizers, Templates & Lesson Plans

  • Instructor Feedback for Implementation

  • Course Completion Certificate Ready to Submit for Clock Hours or Academic Credit

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Starting at $25 and up. Choose any courses from our full menu

  • Choose Your Preferred Hours or Credits Package, Take Any Courses From Our Menu Until You Have Exhausted Your Hours/Credits

  • Access Our Entire Menu & Complete As Many As Needed At Your Own Pace

  • 365 Days of Course Access. Course Completion Certificates Provided, Ready to Submit for Clock Hours

  • The Most Cost-Effective Way to Earn Your Required PD Hours or Academic Credits/Units

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  • Teachers Are Full Managed & Evaluated By Our Certified Professional Development Instructors

  • Volume Discounts Available to Schools & Districts

  • Courses Focused on Relevant Teaching Content That You Can Actually Use

We focus our professional development courses on what’s important to you: relevant content focused on specific teaching strategies & evidence-based instructional best practices.  Earn pre-approved PD hours and regionally-accredited academic credit through our university partners.

Model Teaching’s comprehensive menu of courses are designed to provide classroom-relevant training to developing teachers, experienced teachers, and teachers not currently in the classroom but who wish to maintain their license or advance their salary while learning valuable new instructional strategies. While most professional development only covers the theory behind a particular classroom strategy, our courses actually guide teachers through the necessary steps for classroom implementation. In addition to this guided instruction, we also provide teachers with the tools, resources, templates, and planning outlines needed to put together a plan of action into their current or future classroom.  At the conclusion of your course, you will receive a certificate of completion, documenting your earned credit hours.  View our Course Menu now to find the right course for you!
  • Clear, Straight-Forward Lessons Designed by Experienced Educators

Our courses provide high-quality content in a format that makes it easy for new and developing teachers to learn new skills and methods for use in their own classroom.  Our courses are designed to provide effective professional development for busy teachers in a format that makes learning easy.

All Model Teaching instructors are experienced, state-certified educators with years of in-classroom experience who specialize in their area of instruction.  Our instructors provide real-time feedback during your course evaluation and post-implementation support through written feedback.  You may reach out to your instructor at any time as you progress through your course(s) using our built-in messaging system.

  • Comprehensive, Ready To Use Resources, Tools, Templates, & Resources Provided With Every Course

Each course comes with a variety of resources, tools, graphic organizers, activities, student lesson content, and lesson templates you can use to immediately implement your new training in your own classroom.  If not teaching, simply save your resources for future use.

Each course comes with a variety of resources, tools, organizers, and templates designed to aid in the implementation of new strategies immediately.  If you are not currently in the classroom, no worries!  Having access to a classroom is not required to take our courses and you can save your new tools for use in any class you teach in the future.

Examples of Course Resources Include:

  • Lesson Plan Templates (With Examples & Samples)
  • Trackers (Mastery, Behavior, & Documentation)
  • Graphic Organizers to be Used With Students
  • Checklists & Tools to Aid in Planning
  • Strategy Guides & Concept Summary Tools
  • Student Activities & Templates
  • Implementation Rubrics to Aid in Application
  • Evaluation Rubrics for Administrators
  • Earn Professional Development Hours or Academic Credits, For License Renewal or Salary Advancement

Certificates of completion are provided at the conclusion of each course & official transcripts are provided through our university partners.  As approved providers in many states, our courses are relevant to educators working towards license renewal and salary advancement.

Model Teaching offers both Professional Development and Academic Credit courses.  Academic Credit courses are offered in collaboration with our regionally accredited university partners.  View our Course Menu and sort our course list by Professional Development or Academic Credit Courses.  Our Professional Development courses are pre-approved by some states, and most state license-granting institutions accept regionally accredited units for teacher re-licensing and/or salary advancement.  Learn more about Your State Requirements Here.

  • Immediately Implement What You Have Learned

For teachers who are currently teaching, we provide step-by-step support and real-world examples that you can use immediately in your classroom or school along with implementation resources. Not teaching? No problem! You do not have to be currently teaching in order to take our courses.

All Model Teaching courses are built with classroom implementation in mind.  Our experienced instructors are all certified teachers with years of in-classroom experience.  During each course, you will receive step-by-step instructions on exactly how to use your new training within your own classroom.  In addition to this, you will also be provided with pre-built templates and tools to use in planning your lessons as well as worksheets, graphic organizers, and sample materials to use with your own students.  If you are not currently in the classroom, no worries!  Having access to a classroom is not required to take our courses and you can save your new tools for use in any class you teach in the future.

  • Affordable Course Pricing & Bundle Packages

Choose to purchase individual courses or register for a full year of access to all available online PD courses through our “Build Your Own Bundle Pack” option. You will receive all course features and access to all course content for one full year. Work at your own pace, start and stop at any time.

Our course menu allows teachers to select the topics that are important to them.  Choose individual courses or access our cull course menu with our Build Your Own Bundle pack and receive hundreds of hours of course content for one year.  We are teachers, and we understand the cost-prohibitive limitations of most training programs on the market today.  Because of this, we aim to provide access to our high-quality training through our efficient online platform, while keeping the costs to educators as low as possible.
Salary Advancement


If you need graduate-level university credit to advance your salary, consider our university-partnered courses.  Model Teaching offers high-quality online continuing education courses through regionally accredited universities across the country.  Our university-partnered courses and course bundle packs include access to an official transcript and letter grade, ready to be sent to your district or licensing authority.  Thousands of teachers across the country use our academic credit courses every year to meet their salary advancement needs.

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We Can Meet Your State Continuing Education Needs for Teacher Re-Certification, License Renewal, or Salary Advancement

Professional Development & Continuing Education Courses

Model Teaching Professional Development courses are pre-approved in many states, including: Texas: TEA CPE# 902-391, Montana: Office of Public Instruction (OPI) approved, New York State: CTLE# 23730, Pennsylvania (Act 48)

Academic Credit, University Partner Courses

If you are unsure of your state approval requirements for teacher re-certification, please view our PD STATE REQUIREMENTS PAGE to learn more about your state Department of Education requirements.  Also, consider taking our UNIVERSITY-PARTNERED, GRADUATE-LEVEL CREDIT COURSES to earn regionally accredited units or credits.  These types of credit are accepted by most states for teacher certificate renewal PD requirements.

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Professional Development Course Resources

Helpful Resources & Templates Included With the Course

A Comprehensive Library of Resources Are Provided With Every Course

Examples of Course Resources Include:

  • Lesson Plan Templates (With Examples & Samples)
  • Trackers (Mastery, Behavior, & Documentation)
  • Graphic Organizers to be Used With Students
  • Checklists & Tools to Aid in Planning
  • Strategy Guides & Concept Summary Tools
  • Student Activities & Templates
  • Implementation Rubrics to Aid in Application

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Build Your Own Bundle Pack

Includes Full Access to Our Entire Course Menu

The most cost-effective way to earn your Professional Development hours or Graduate-Level Credits.

  • Pick your required number of hours or credits package
  • Take any courses from our full menu until you have exhausted your hours/credits
  • Course completion certificates provided with all completed courses
  • Access to an official transcript and letter grade provided with all university-partnered graduate-level courses

I have learned so much and improved my teaching tremendously since taking these courses- I wish we could use these courses in place of our teacher in-service!

Tammy, Literacy Instructor
Thank you for putting all these wonderful courses together in one spot for such an affordable price.
-Kim, Science Teacher

Wow- I am really impressed with how good the content is in these courses. I’m so happy they were so affordable!

Nigel, Social Studies Teacher

What a great course. I loved realizing that I need to slow down and really make sure that I am starting with the end in mind.

-Teacher, Planning for Instructional Strategies & Learning Objectives
What an amazing course. I have enjoyed every detail. It loved all of the visual resources.
-Teacher, Literacy Stations for PreK-2nd Grade
This course was very thorough in explaining what Claim Evidence Reasoning CER in the Science Classroom is and how to implement CER writing in the classroom. The course gave great resources, as well as offering practice and reflection.
-Teacher, CER in Science Course
This course was an excellent intro for Literacy Stations for PreK-2nd Grade. I found the lessons, reflections, and videos helpful and easy to follow. I would recommend this course to anyone looking to educate themselves more about literacy stations.
-Teacher, Literacy Stations for PreK-2nd Grade
I have really enjoyed these courses and I have learned so much! I am using these courses to complete re-certification, but since I have access to these courses for a year, I plan to review them all again once I begin teaching. I will be printing out and using all the resources and templates in my classroom!
-Nancy, New Elementary School Teacher
This workshop was so powerful for me. What you presented is now part of my goals and action plans for the school year, and I am so excited to put everything I learned into use. Thank you for a great course!
-Aldine ISD Science Teacher
This training course was incredible. My leadership team learned so much about themselves and what we need to do on our campus. I want my entire staff to hear this message!
Houston ISD Principal
What you presented in [this course] is now part of my goals and action plans for the school year. I’m so excited to put these to use!
-Texas-Area Teacher
My teacher said the training and support allowed her to truly understand her student’s data. As a new teacher, she found this very helpful!
Houston ISD Principal
I am not in a classroom right now, but I have an interview tomorrow and must bring a 6th grade ELA lesson plan!!!
Such perfect timing! I will incorporate this training right away!
-California-Area Teacher, Building Effective Writing Prompts for All Students
This course was amazing. I have no training in reading instruction, but I know my [future classes] will include students who are well below their grade level in reading. I want to be able to help them become better readers before they leave my class.
-New York-Area Teacher, Intro to Guided Reading: A Guide to Small Group Literacy Instruction