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.
Microsoft Tools for Learning This seven (7) part series gives educators the power to engage students and staff remotely, enhance and simplify collaboration, and increase accessibility.
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.
Discovery Education Streaming This three-part webinar series equips educators to use Discovery Education impactfully in instruction. Designed to build off prior knowledge so, ideally, they should be taken in sequential order.
Presentation Skills Toolkit The toolkit offers learning resources and reflections, as well as exercises to improve presentation techniques to both students and adults.
#GoOpenMichigan Toolkit This Toolkit helps you learn more about what open educational resources (OER) are, why OER are valuable for teachers and learners, and how to get involved with #GoOpen Michigan.
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.