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May 19, 2005

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States Give Teachers Credit For e-Learning Professional Development Courses

The U.S. Department of Education’s Teacher-to-Teacher Initiative offers free online professional development opportunities for teachers in areas such as reading, math, and science. And now thirty-two states and the District of Columbia give or allow local districts to give teachers credit for participating in the Teacher-to-Teacher e-Learning digital workshops. These states are:

Alaska
Alabama
Arkansas
Arizona
Californ
Colorado
District of Columbia
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Iowa
Illinois
Indiana
Kansas
Louisiana
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
North Carolina
Nebraska
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
Nevada
New York
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Texas
Vermont
Wisconsin
West Virginia

In order to assist teachers in finding out how they can receive credit from their state, the Teacher-to-Teacher Initiative has added an interactive United States map to its professional development Web site. Teachers can click on their states to find out more.

There are currently 23 free e-Learning sessions available for teachers. Examples of some of the courses offered are:

Building Fluency: Do It Well and Do It Right

Exciting Teachers and Improving Student Achievement with Standards-Based Data

Taking the "Dense" Out of Density

Patterns to Symbols: Algebra

The e-Learning professional development website is part of the U.S. Department of Education’s Teacher-to-Teacher Initiative, which also supports teachers through workshops, email updates, and the American Stars in Teaching recognition project.

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