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- Professional Development A Year of PD: One District's Strategy for Training Teachers on Climate ChangeTeachers in the Bloomingdale, Ill., district get a salary premium for attending a yearlong PD program on climate change.Professional Development Opinion How to Engage Educators When Leading Professional DevelopmentThe further removed a leader is from the classroom, the harder it is to turn training into practice. One PD facilitator has advice.Professional Development Teachers Need PD on Artificial Intelligence. What It Should Look LikeSchools are just beginning to think about how to integrate AI into teacher professional development.Professional Development Q&A Can AI Do Teacher Observations and Deliver PD? In Some Schools, It Already DoesA school district in Washington state is trying out an artificial-intelligence-powered instructional coach.Professional Development Opinion Is Turnkey Training for Educators Really Effective?Just because teachers attend a one-day session doesn't necessarily mean they can turn around and train others.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.Hear how this NC School District achieved district-wide change by shifting from traditional PD days to year-long professional learning cyclesProfessional Development Quiz Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About Professional Learning for Educators?Answer 7 questions about professional learning for educators.Professional Development Opinion Give Teachers Agency to Create Their Own Professional Development and See Engagement GrowHow one principal turned the stress of COVID and its fallout into a learning and community-building opportunity for teachers.Professional Development Accelerate Learning, in 5 WeeksEducation Week introduces its first email mini-course to help educators get up to speed on learning acceleration.Professional Development Opinion Revisiting Educator Collaboration: We Should Think Differently About How We Form TeamsEffective teams need to consider three essential elements, which are highlighted in this blog.Professional Development Opinion Attending a Professional Learning Session? Many Educators Don't Know WhyIt’s hard to develop a shared commitment when you don’t even know why you’re in the room.Professional Development New Training Tells Florida School Librarians Which Books Are Off-LimitsLibrarians must undergo training for selecting books and can't choose materials about CRT, SEL, and culturally responsive teaching.Professional Development How to Get the Adults in Schools to Improve Their Social-Emotional SkillsHow do you address adults' social-emotional learning without being patronizing? Two experts weigh in.Professional Development Irrelevant, Too Conceptual, Boring: Social-Emotional Learning PD Often Falls FlatInsufficient professional development is a major challenge to teaching social-emotional learning effectively.Professional Development PD Supergroup Is Official: ASCD Members Approve Merger With ISTERichard Culatta, currently the CEO of ISTE, will lead the new organization.