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The Southern Dropout Prevention Alliance | SDPA
Centers for Early Interventions

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We are proud to announce that all credits are granted and certified by the University of Tennessee. There is a $25.00 charge for each CEU certificate.

3 CEUs | 30 + Hours of Instruction

The Well-Managed Classroom

$170.00

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This course is designed to help teachers create and maintain a classroom environment that is conducive to teaching and learning. This course is for new and experienced teachers looking to grow professionally and understand the importance of implementing and executing strategies for effective classroom and behavior management.

3 CEUs | 30 + Hours of Instruction

Reading and Writing for Learning

$170.00

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This course is designed to help teachers effectively teach students how to process information, think critically, and construct meaning from a variety of texts. Simultaneously, this course will also emphasize the importance of the writing process and the need for teachers to help student make connections, process information, and reflect on their own learning. Students who enroll in this course will understand the correlation between reading, writing, and learner centered strategies to improve overall student achievement.

4 CEUs | 40 + Hours of Instruction

Effectively Managing Conflict in the Educational Setting

$170.00

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This course is designed to provide a broad overview of the field of conflict management within the educational setting. This course analyzes the nature of conflict and the methods to resolve conflict with an emphasis on collaborative problem solving and mediation. This course will assist educators with identification and prevention through effective intervention strategies.


3 CEUs | 30 + Hours of Instruction

Teaching and Leading With Technology

$170.00

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This course emphasizes the visionary role of educators as technology leaders. Educators who understand or want to better understand the need to strategically provide direction in selection, use, and evaluation of constantly changing technologies. This course explores current technological methods to improve teaching, learning, and communication in the K12 setting.


4 CEUs | 40 + Hours of Instruction

A School-Wide Approach to Professional Learning Communities

$170.00

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This course focuses on using performance and assessment data as tools to improve decision-making for school improvement through Professional Learning Communities (PLCs). This course guides educators through curriculum alignment, development and enhancement, and supervision of instruction along with and a focus on professional development for teachers, administrators, and support staff that will increase student learning.




Course Information

A detailed syllabus for each course is located inside the course. If you enroll by 5:00 p.m. EST you will receive a link to access you course the same business. If you enroll after 5:00 p.m. EST, you will receive your course link by noon the following day.

4 CEUs | 40 + Hours of Instruction

Creating and Maintaining a Positive School Culture and Climate

$170.00

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This course is to challenge educators to create a learning culture and climate within the K12 setting that will empower others to easily adapt to and anticipate change in order to improve student achievement. Students will (1) better understand the general concept of school culture, learn the strengths and weaknesses of their specific school culture by assessing it, and influencing their school culture or shaping a new one (2) compare and contrast the concept of school culture and school climate (3) become familiar with research-based approaches to improving school culture and climate at their school.



4 CEUs | 40 + Hours of Instruction

Keys to Successful Stakeholder Engagement

$170.00

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This course is designed to get you thinking about effective ways to interact with stakeholders. Whether through press releases, formal meetings, parent and student conversations or cultural/community events, school leaders are responsible for the message of education and student safety. The course will provide you with the knowledge, dispositions, and skills needed by school leadership to evaluate and respond to diverse populations of stakeholders with diverse interests and needs; collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders; utilize resources available for the benefit of involved parties; and convey the educational message to the external public through collaborative and ecological-system models of analysis and communication.



3 CEUs | 30 + Hours of Instruction

Educating Underprivileged Students

$170.00

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This course was developed to highlight strategies for educators to educate children who experience poverty and who are at-risk because of their socio-economic status and their home lives. Teaching students who come to school not prepared to learn because of situations outside there circle of control can be a tremendous task. This course provides you with essential strategies, as well as best practices for building relationships and providing supports that promote active and positive working relationships.



3 CEUs | 30 + Hours of Instruction

Expanding Knowledge Through Project-Based Learning

$170.00

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This course was designed to assist teachers with instructional techniques that provide students with transformative learning. This course highlights resources and strategies that create engaging activities that enable students to develop relevant knowledge and skills for real-world learning.



3 CEUs | 30 + Hours of Instruction

Assessments for Learning

$170.00

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This course is designed to help educators improve teaching and learning through various assessment techniques. This course examines assessments from various perspectives and helps distinguish the difference between assessment and evaluation. Students will see how effective assessments correlate with instruction to improve student achievement.



3 CEUs | 30 + Hours of Instruction

Meeting the Needs of Students Through Differentiated Instruction

$170.00

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This course focuses on instructional delivery and strategies to increase learning opportunities for students. This course helps ensure teachers focus on processes and procedures that ensure effective learning for diverse individuals while improving various student outcomes and student achievement. Educators will understand the importance of planning effectively and utilizing various student-centered approaches to teach and ultimately improve student achievement to individualized and differentiated instruction.




3 CEUs | 30 + Hours of Instruction

Teaching and Learning Strategies That Work

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This course was designed to help educators improve teaching and learning through research-based best practices, as well as proven strategies to increase efficiency and overall effectiveness in the classroom. This course focuses on engaging students and empowering them to learn through well-executed instruction and student-centered learning.




3 CEUs | 30 + Hours of Instruction

Coaching for Success

$170.00

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This course was designed to help educators build trust, open communication, and grow professionally through coaching. This course highlights how instructional coaching can improve student learning and teaching through meaningful collaboration and descriptive feedback.



3 CEUs | 30 + Hours of Instruction

I Can’t Believe It’s Inclusion

$170.00

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This course was designed to help educators implement and execute strategies, as well as best practices to create an effective classroom that creates an environment that is more inclusive for all students. This course highlights the utilization of resources, planning and making appropriate classroom adjustments to ensure all students have the opportunity to be successful.





3 CEUs | 30 + Hours of Instruction

Leadership Enhancement and Development: Executing With Success

$170.00

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This course was designed to help lead teachers, school leaders, and aspiring administrators lead more effectively through effective implementation and more importantly execution. Leaders will use varied leadership styles and effective leadership components such as instructional leadership, operational leadership, data analysis, effective communication and more to increase effectiveness and improve student achievement.





3 CEUs | 30 + Hours of Instruction

Improving Student Achievement Through Small Group Instruction

$170.00

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This course examines effective practices associated with small group instruction geared towards improving student achievement. Students who enroll in this course will become familiar with opportunities for students to have engaging learning activities essential for retention of knowledge and learning, such as opportunities for students to collaborate, have meaningful discussions; and two-way feedback. This course takes a closer look at effective strategies centered on the implementation of flexible grouping for effective small-group instruction.




3 CEUs | 30 + Hours of Instruction

Setting S.M.A.R.T Goals to Enhance How Teachers Teach and Students Learn

$170.00

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This course examines the relationship between developing SMART goals and high student achievement. The course examines mastery learning, pre-requisite skills, assessments, standards-based instruction, data-based decision-making and other variables which provide a focus on teaching and learning, as well as next steps.



3 CEUs | 30 + Hours of Instruction

Feedback for Learning

$170.00

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This course provides educators with specific information about how students learn and grow academically through formative and summative feedback. Students enrolled in this course will learn key aspects of effective feedback and how it drives instruction, determines assessments, enhances learning, and ultimately improves student achievement.





3 CEUs | 30 + Hours of Instruction

Raising Rigor in the Classroom

$170.00

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This course examines rigor from various perspectives and explores essential components of academic rigor. The course design helps educators better understand how academic rigor is essential for student achievement. Students who enroll in this course will understand the phases of rigor and become more familiar with how to increase rigor within their classrooms through challenging students to achieve academically without becoming frustrated.





3 CEUs | 30 + Hours of Instruction

Guided by Data

$170.00

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This course is designed to help educators use data to improve teaching and learning in the K12 setting. This course will help educators identify achievement gaps, develop action plans, and determine next steps through effective data analysis.