Professional Development for Educators


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For most CPE credit courses, each Level of a course completed is awarded a CPE badge providing verification of the number of professional development hours credited with Level 4 concluding the course. A course badge is awarded at the completion of the course.

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This course was designed for Texas Virtual School Network's (TXVSN) course providers, as well as the general public, to learn more about accessibility. 


As online learning has become mainstream more students with disabilities are enrolling in online courses. This resource course will explore ways to make your course more accessible. The seven lessons are a basic introduction to the most outstanding issues regarding accessibility for online learning. No CPE credit awarded.

Learn the basics and the importance of captioning videos for accessibility. No CPE credit available.

As online learning has become mainstream more students with disabilities are enrolling in online courses. This course will discuss challenges these students face, analyze assistive technologies, and explore ways to make your course more accessible. The relationship between the Americans with Disabilities (508) and web-based learning will be synthesized for your own online courses. CPE credit is provided for this course.

You will find resources exploring researching with copyright considerations. There are teacher resources located here as well. This content contains many helpful video links. Videos labeled "(.mov-QuickTime video)" will require Apple's QuickTime software for playback. QuickTime can be downloaded for free at http://www.apple.com/quicktime/ No CPE credit is provided for this course.

How to stay safe and enjoy living in a digital world...

This tutorial is designed for teachers of students ages 11-18 who are learning to use the Internet. It supplies common sense tips for staying safe while using a wide range of network based tools. No CPE credit available.

Live and recorded webinars feature informative and engaging training for implementing and supporting an online learning initiative.

Onsite or Student Facilitators are responsible for guiding independent, motivated, and technologically literate students toward online coursework.

Their role is to help students with their self-management, motivation, and other specific problems that students may encounter. CPE credit is provided for this course.