Professional Development

Online Course Catalog


The DLU Professional Learning Catalog is a professional learning storefront for free or paid courses and programs.

The Catalog provides insight into course offerings and facilitates enrollment and payments for professional learning courses and programs.

In the Catalog, you can easily see any Canvas courses available for enrollment, including professional development courses, certification programs, continuing education programs, and much more.

  View the DLU Professional Learning Catalog


Virtual Academy PLC


Thank you to all the Virtual Academy teachers who joined the first Home-Grown Virtual Academy PLC meeting on Tuesday, December 7. After reviewing the feedback provided by participants, it appears that the best time to hold future PLC meetings will be every fourth Thursday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. For more information or for the Zoom link, please contact Rainbow Bagsby at Rainbow.Bagsby@ade.arkansas.gov.

Upcoming

  • Thursday, January 27
  • Thursday, February 24
  • Thursday, April 28
  • Thursday, May 26

DEAL Days


Drop Everything And Learn (DEAL) with the Digital Learning Unit during a quick lunch-and-learn-style networking opportunity every third Thursday of the month.

  Sign Up for the next DEAL Day

Upcoming

  • January 20, 2022 - Drop everything and learn how to use Canva
  • February 17, 2022 - Best practices and tips for social media
  • March 17, 2022 - Topic: Nearpod
  • April 21, 2022 - Topic: Podcasting
  • May 19, 2022 - Topic: Spreadsheets

Recordings


Living in Beta Mode


Podcast

Look for a new podcast from the Digital Learning Unit in 2022! Until then, check out this episode of the SMACtalk for Teachers podcast featuring State Coordinator of Digital Learning, Kirsten Wilson.

Blog

Coming soon, stay tuned!