Gain meaningful, goal-oriented training

Gain confidence in your ability to guide your students to success. Embark on the next phase of your professional learning journey with our Mini-Courses.

Each short online class is expert approved and composed of a curated collection of videos that delve deep into key topic areas for continuing education and teacher training. You will learn how to fuel learning with quality assessments, build a positive school culture, and much more.

Mini-Courses will help you to:

  • Enhance your knowledge and skills through courses aligned to some of our best-selling books.
  • Track and enhance your understanding of key concepts.
  • Experience dynamic, self-paced learning.
  • Gain proven strategies and tools for helping students reach their full potential.
  • Receive clear guidance on how to integrate what you learn into your classroom, school, or district.
  • Earn micro-certification.

Mini-Courses are included in your Global PD subscription or can be purchased individually.


Common Formative Assessment Mini-Course

Featuring: Kim Bailey, Chris Jakicic, Rebecca DuFour, Richard DuFour, Janel Keating, Sharon V. Kramer, Mike Mattos, Sarah Schuhl, Nicole Dimich, Kenneth C. Williams

Rely on a series of expert-led videos and short quizzes to prepare teams to develop common assessments, analyze achievement data, and take action based on the results.


Embedded Formative Assessment Mini-Course

Featuring: Dylan Wiliam, Tim Brown, Cassandra Erkens, Douglas Fisher, Sharon V. Kramer, Mike Mattos, Douglas Reeves, Nicole Dimich

Rely on a series of expert-led videos and short quizzes to prepare you to implement formative assessment practices that substantially increase the rate of learning.


HEART! Mini-Course

Featuring: Timothy D. Kanold, Mike Mattos, Sharon V. Kramer, Eric Twadell

Rely on a series of expert-led videos and short quizzes to help you deepen your connection to your work and make a lasting impact on colleagues and students.


Learning by Doing Mini-Course

Featuring: Richard DuFour, Rebecca DuFour, Mike Mattos, Tim Brown, Luis F. Cruz, Cassandra Erkens, Timothy D. Kanold, Anthony Muhammad, Sarah Schuhl

Rely on 43 expert-led professional learning communities training videos and quizzes to understand how PLCs work and bring the PLC at Work® process to life in your school. This short online PLC education training covers topics from beginning the journey to dealing with conflict and resistance.


Taking Action Mini-Course

Featuring: Austin Buffum, Mike Mattos, Tim Brown, Luis F. Cruz, Rebecca DuFour, Richard DuFour, Robert Eaker, Cassandra Erkens, Anthony Muhammad, Sarah Schuhl, Kenneth C. Williams

Rely on 32 expert-led videos and a series of brief quizzes to help you build a successful RTI at Work program. Demonstrate a deep understanding of response to intervention strategies through online tests that can foster your academic coaching skills.


Transforming School Culture Mini-Course

Featuring: Anthony Muhammad, Tim Brown, Luis F. Cruz, Richard DuFour

Rely on a series of expert-led videos and short quizzes to prepare you to overcome staff division and embrace the behaviors that lead to a healthy, positive culture.