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Discover professional development for teachers that pays off in the classroom
Create a culture of growth and change by partnering with NWEA Professional Development! We’ll help you make the most of your NWEA assessments, master classroom formative assessment practices, and create and empower leaders at all levels. Explore our customized professional development for teachers and educational leaders who want learning they can use to truly help students.
Our offerings are rooted in research-based best practices and designed to help you conquer common challenges with targeted solutions. 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.
|MAP FOUNDATION SERIES||Full-day onsite or regional workshops; packages can include other workshop or coaching options, as well as consultative planning||License for MAP or MAP for Primary Grades interim assessments||Administrators and educators, varies by workshop|
|FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT PD OPTIONS||Full-day onsite or regional workshops; packages can include other workshop or coaching options, as well as consultative planning||None; complements any assessment program||Educators and instructional coaches|
|DATA COACHING||Full-day or multi-day onsite or phone sessions with various small groups||License for MAP or MAP for Primary Grades interim assessments||Leadership teams or instructional teams|
|DESTINATION PD ONLINE LEARNING||Online self-paced tutorials and resources||License for NWEA assessments or services||Educators and school and district leaders, varies by resource|
|EVENTS & CONFERENCES||In person||Varies||Educators and school and district leaders, varies by event|
|CUSTOM PD PACKAGES||Mix and match any of the above||None||Educators and school and district leaders|
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
Professional learning focused on mastering classroom formative assessment practices helps teachers boost student engagement—and complements use of MAP interim assessment data
Events, conferences, and an online learning platform help you connect with and learn from educators beyond your district
Multiple delivery options support staff, schedules, and goals via online and onsite formats
6 Great Offerings
6 great offerings that help you turn data into insight and action
MAP Foundation Series
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 create a customized package.
PD Focused on Formative Assessment Practices
Master classroom formative assessment practices to maximize student engagement! Use formative assessment 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.
BONUS: Classroom formative assessment practices complement your use of MAP data!
You have a lot of data—but how can you get the insights you need to improve student learning? 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 designed to make a positive difference in student learning.
Educators who use NWEA assessments enjoy complimentary access to Destination PD, the exclusive online learning platform from NWEA. Experience 24/7 on-demand 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 your data to enhance student learning and growth.
Looking for a PD plan that meets your unique needs? Consider two special packages that help address the needs of all your staff.
- Launch your MAP implementation with confidence with our Getting Started with MAP Professional Development Package
- Get a plan perfectly tailored to your team, your priorities, and your schedule by choosing our Customized Professional Development Package—even if you don’t use NWEA assessments!
Already a partner? Haven’t partnered with us yet? Let us know your PD needs.
Experience professional development that takes you deep into using assessment data—from both Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) and Skills Navigator®—along with instructional strategies to create effective intervention plans within Response to Intervention (RTI) and similar systems. These on-site and regional workshops give you powerful tools for supporting every student’s learning needs.
Because educators’ learning matters too: flexible, effective delivery options
Onsite workshops, coaching, and custom packages
Self-paced online learning
Fusion Education Conference
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 Education 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.