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- Professional Development Opinion If You’re Conducting PD, Seek Engagement With EducatorsProfessional development can seem one-sided when the facilitator has all the power. Pre-engagement surveys can effectively turn that dynamic around.Professional Development Opinion Developing Success Criteria With PD Participants to Engage in Deeper LearningSuccess criteria show educators how we believe they will be successful at the end of a lesson. Let's involve them in the process.Professional Development Webinar Expand Digital Learning by Expanding Teacher TrainingThis discussion will examine how things have changed and offer guidance on smart, cost-effective ways to expand digital learning efforts and train teachers to maximize the use of new technologies for learning.Professional Development Opinion 4 Essential Elements Needed Right Now to Engage in Leadership CoachingLeadership coaching is growing, but there are some important elements to consider before anyone engages in a coaching relationship.Professional Development Return of the In-Person Edu-Conference: Elementary Principals' Group to Meet in ChicagoRegistration for the organization's first in-person conference since the pandemic started is keeping apace with that of previous years.Professional Development Some Kids Had a 'Choppy' K-12 Experience This Year. ISTE Will Explore SolutionsBig themes at this year's online-only ed-tech conference will include acceleration and finding K-12's way in a new, more virtual world.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.How can district leaders support strengthening educators’ skills for COVID recovery in the classroom while also empowering their growth and advancement? Join guest speakers, Ryan Walters, Oklahoma Secretary of Education, Dr. Brandon Tatum, chief strategyProfessional Development How to Fix 7 Fatal Flaws in Tech Professional DevelopmentOne silver lining of the pandemic is that it forced some districts to rethink their PD priorities and find new ways of training teachers.Professional Development Opinion How Can Coaches Use a Cycle of Inquiry to Establish Themselves and Help Others?A cycle of inquiry can both help coaches establish themselves and help those they coach develop areas of improvement.Professional Development Opinion 'A Professional Learning Community Is Not a Faculty, Grade Level, or Department Meeting'Three educators wrap-up a four-part series on professional learning communities.Professional Development Video Educators’ Wish List for Summer Professional DevelopmentTeachers and principals sound off on what they’d find useful—or extraneous—when it comes to professional development this summer.Professional Development Professional Development This Summer: What Teachers and Principals Say They NeedSchool and classroom leaders weigh in on how PD this summer should prioritize addressing the needs made plain during the pandemic.Professional Development Opinion Promoting PLCs to Face the 'Twin Epidemics' of COVID-19 and Systemic RacismFour educators discuss the practical aspects of professional learning communities.Professional Development Opinion Professional Learning Communities Can 'Unleash the Learning!'Five educators share what has made professional learning communities work for them and their colleagues.Professional Development Opinion 10 Strategies for Building a Professional Learning CommunityFour educators share suggestions for how teachers can build online and in-person professional learning communities.