Professional Learning | Empower Teachers
We provide educators with free instructor-led online courses and face-to-face events with the opportunity to earn free SCECHs.
Learn At Your Own Pace units are designed for independent learning and do not offer SCECHs.
Virtual Courses Virtual courses are convenient, free and offered every month and facilitated by Michigan educators. Topics include media literacy, gamification, Google Classroom and apps, and more.
Google's Applied Digital Skills Curriculum Tour the Digital Skills lessons. Create a class & personalized learning plans focused on meeting Michigan’s Integrated Technology Competencies for Students and Computer Science Standards.
Open Education Resources (OER) for Quality Teaching and Learning Explore and mine the rich resources available for quality instruction on the #GoOpen site. Participate in aligning these free resources to key Michigan content standards based on professional expertise.
Learn at Your Own Pace These Independent Learning units help educators make connections between technology tools and best practice instructional strategies and can be used to teach others.
REMC Instructional Technology Specialists (RITS) These specialists are employed by ISDs and REMC and provide training and support to their local constituents on the meaningful use of educational technology in the classroom.