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Discover professional development for teachers that pays off in the classroom
NWEA offers professional development for teachers and administrators who want learning they can use to truly help students. Our offerings are rooted in research-based best practices, ensuring they improve educators’ ability—in the moment and over time—to use data-informed, targeted instructional practices. From a single classroom to an entire district, we’re ready to help you use quality data to maximize learning for every student you serve.
Gain more from your use of Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®), get help coaching teams for success, build better instructional environments using formative assessment, and join your peers for events designed to boost your skills and your spirits.
|MAP FOUNDATION SERIES||Full-day (6 hour) workshops; multi-day workshop packages; combinations of 3 hour modules||Professional Development Workshops||License for MAP or MAP for Primary Grades interim assessments||Administrators and educators, varies by workshop|
|DESTINATION PD||Online tutorials, webinars and documents||Online Learning||License for MAP or MAP for Primary Grades interim assessments||Administrators and educators, varies by resource|
|KEEPING LEARNING ON TRACK®||3 day workshop plus resources, structure, and curriculum for 2 years of ongoing embedded learning in Teacher Learning Communities (TLCs) iTeacher Learning Communities (TLCs) are similar to Professional Learning Communities (PLCs), except that the focus is on integrating formative assessment strategies into teaching and learning. Additionally, the groups consist of teachers and teacher leaders only.||Embedded Formative Assessment||None; complements any assessment/assessment program||Districts, schools, and educational service agencies looking to build formative assessment capacity|
|DATA COACHING||Full day (6 hour) or multi-day (recommended); comprised of sessions with various small groups; conference call coaching sessions available as follow-up||Data and Assessment Coaching||License for MAP or MAP for Primary Grades interim assessments||Leadership teams or instructional teams|
|EVENTS & CONFERENCES||In person||Regional and National||Varies||Administrators and educators, varies by event/conference|
Chart a path to success using proven strategies
Workshops hone educators’ ability to use assessment data to set goals, differentiate instruction, and boost student growth
Tailored data coaching empowers and energizes leadership and instructional teams
Embedded formative assessment cultivates teacher leadership and student engagement
Events, conferences, and an online community designed to help you connect with and learn from educators beyond your district
Multiple delivery options (including complimentary, 24/7 online learning for MAP users) support staff, schedules, and goals via online and onsite formats
5 Great Offerings
5 great offerings that help you turn data into insight and action
Our on-site and regional workshops can help you lay a strong foundation for student success by focusing on key issues: MAP reports best practices, specific strategies for moving from MAP data to instruction, and analyzing growth to set goals. To meet scheduling demands and your specific learning goals, you can mix and match available options or benefit from a customized package.
This proven, multi-year embedded formative assessment curriculum maximizes student growth and engagement while strengthening school communities. Use KLT district-wide to prepare all educators (regardless of grade level or subject area) to continuously monitor student learning, adjust classroom instruction in the moment, and build local capacity to sustain instructional shifts over time.
Your team deserves professional development that takes your unique data challenges and opportunities into account. NWEA data coaches work with you to analyze a wide range of local data—including student records, examples of student work, and results from different types of assessment. You can focus your coaching on any team and topic desired. Together, we’ll hone your data strengths and work to construct and implement plans focused on making a positive difference in student learning.
Educators who use Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP) interim assessments enjoy complimentary access to Knowledge Academy, the exclusive online learning platform from NWEA. Experience 24/7 on-demand MAP professional learning resources the way you need them—at your pace and on your schedule. You can access tutorials, recorded webinars, videos, documents, and courses designed to help you create seamless assessment experiences and use MAP data to enhance student learning and growth.
We love to harness the collective power of educators—after all, it’s how NWEA began nearly 40 years ago! Throughout the year, we host regional and national events designed to help you to maximize every student’s learning; we also host online communities that let you share best practices and approaches with your peers. We invite you to mix with colleagues close to home, attend our annual education conference (Fusion!), or engage in our online community. It’s a great way to improve your ability to make informed decisions at every level.
Because educators’ learning matters too: flexible, effective delivery options
Onsite workshops and multi-day packages
Annual Conference: Fusion
Join us at Fusion
Discover opportunities to build your skills, knowledge, and confidence
If you’re seeking concrete strategies for enhancing teacher capacity and instructional effectiveness, join NWEA and your peers at Fusion, our annual conference. You’ll build your skills and boost your spirits as we focus on how to create collaborative, data-informed cultures that enhance every student’s learning and growth.