What's included in the standard subscription?
All standard subscriptions include the number of online PD courses you choose, e.g. 1, 2 3 or the full catalog.
How long is the subscription?
Subscriptions are for 12 months and renewed annually.
Does Professional Learning Board accept Purchase Orders?
Yes. You will be prompted for PO and payment information during the sign-up process.
Can Title funds be used to pay for a subscription?
Yes. Please contact your Title funds specialist for your school or district to determine availability of funds for your school.
What is the minimum number of teachers that can be enrolled.
The minimum subscription is for 10 teachers.
Is there a maximum number of teachers?
Please contact us for a quote if your school has more than 300 teachers.
Can a school district sign up?
Yes. The Professional Learning Board online K-12 Teacher Professional Development services are available for school districts, school consortia and area education associations. Please contact us for a quote for your school system.
What is an online PD course?
Online Professional Development courses for K12 teachers from Professional Learning Board consist of online, interactive lessons, think online textbooks, resources, quizzes, learning assessments and certificates of completion.
Can the online PD courses be used in a flipped PD program?
Absolutely! Leverage Professional Learning Board’s online PD courses for K12 teachers as your flipped PD textbooks to give your teachers a common language and starting point to expand upon in face-to-face sessions and one-on-one mentoring.
Are the PD courses good as part of Professional Development Plans?
Whether PDPs are developed by your teachers on their own or as a formal process with school administration, online Professional Development courses from Professional Learning Board are a great tool for use in PDPs.
What about using courses for remediation or disciplinary matters?
Professional Learning Board offers a large catalog of courses that includes topics of common interest for teachers who need help in building their skills whether in classroom management, ethics, safety or other topics.
Can teachers use the PD courses to renew their licenses?
In many states the Professional Learning Board online PD courses for K-12 teachers can be used for teacher license renewal requirements. Please check with your local requirements as Professional Learning Board does not guarantee acceptance. Click here to visit our teacher site for relicensure courses.
Are the PD courses offered for graduate credits?
No. If your teachers would like graduate credit courses, Professional Learning Board offers regionally accredited graduate credit online courses through its teacher license renewal site. Click here to visit our teacher site for relicensure courses.
How long are the online PD courses?
Teachers will be expected to spend an average of 5 hours engaging with the course content.
Does PLB offer PD courses longer than 5 hours?
Yes. Please contact Professional Learning Board for information on 10 and 15 hours PD courses.