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Standards Training

Tennessee Department of Education

Jun 18, 2019 - Jun 21, 2019

Application Deadline: Jun 7, 2019

Eligibility Requirements: No Minimum experience

Registration for in-person training on the newly revised Tennessee Academic Standards for Social Studies and Tennessee’s standards for science and mathematics is now open. Please note that capacity is...

Social Studies and Science Subject Matter Experts

Tennessee Department of Education

Nov 1, 2018 - May 31, 2019

Application Deadline: Oct 22, 2018

Eligibility Requirements: No Minimum experience

The department is seeking subject matter experts (SMEs) for the 2018-19 school year to help develop training content to support the implementation of the Tennessee Academic Standards for social studies...

The Educators’ Cooperative

The Educators' Cooperative at University School of Nashville

Jun 24, 2018 - Jun 29, 2018

Application Deadline: Apr 9, 2018

Eligibility Requirements: No Minimum experience

Created to facilitate collaboration among teacher working in all sectors of Nashville's education community, the Educators' Cooperative is a growing professional network. Our educators work together to...

Research Experiences for STEM Educators and Teachers (RESET)

Army Educational Outreach Program

Apr 21, 2018 - Aug 31, 2018

Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2018

Eligibility Requirements: No Minimum experience

Research Experiences for STEM Educators and Teachers (RESET) provides educators with summer research experience at participating Army Laboratories. The goal of this enriching program is to reinforce teachers'...

Tennessee Teacher Leader Network

Tennessee Department of Education

Eligibility Requirements: No Minimum experience

In 2011, the Tennessee State Board of Education adopted the Teacher Leader Model Standards, which provide a cohesive, transparent set of skills and competencies to guide and encourage the development of...

Present at Learning Forward

Learning Forward

Dec 1, 2018 - Dec 5, 2018

Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2018

Eligibility Requirements: No Minimum experience

Learning Forward’s 2018 Annual Conference puts educator learning at the forefront. Join colleagues, inspiring practitioners, and thought leaders in Dallas, Texas as you find answers to your most pressing...

Pursue National Board Certification

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2018

Eligibility Requirements: 3+ Years experience

National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs) are recognized across the nation as having met the highest standards set by the profession. School and district administrators often look for NBCTs when making...

Candidate Support Provider

Tennessee Education Association

Eligibility Requirements: NBCT experience

Teachers are constantly looking for new ways to improve their practice and expand their professional skill set. One of the ways to grow as a professional is through the National Board Certification process....

Instructional Partnership Initiative (IPI)

Tennessee Department of Education

Aug 1, 2017 - May 31, 2018

Eligibility Requirements: No Minimum experience

IPI is a professional learning tool designed to help teachers use the information and feedback received in the evaluation process in ways that can sustain and improve instruction. Teachers are matched...

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