Professional Development

Investing in Educational & Professional Development


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CCU logoThese six-session seminars, sponsored by the California Credit Union, connects educators to teacher development and standards-based instruction. Classes run through April 2015 and will be held at UTLA. Series hosted by Susie Chow, National Board Certified and AFT National Trainer.

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The mission of the Institute for Standards, Curricula, and Assessments (ISCA) is to improve teaching as a means to advance student learning in the schools of greatest need by implementing the UTLA Lesson Design Study process in those schools.Sign Up ...

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The Helen Bernstein Professional Development Center opened its doors and paved the way for not only Chapter Chair training but for the New Teacher Training Academy and salary point classes in multicultural education for all UTLA members. The Center is dedicated to encouraging professional growth for all our members to embrace.

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The Center for Effective School Improvement (CESI) is no longer receiving monies from the AFT Innovation Fund. However, the center's mission has aided educators to lead school improvement and ensure that their voices remianed central to the Local Initiative Schools and Public School Choice efforts.