Professional Development

All Things PLC

All Things PLC is a collaborative, objective resource for educators and administrators who are committed to enhancing student achievement. You are invited to share your knowledge, ask questions, and get expert insight into the issues teachers face each day in the classroom.

ESD 171

PDEnroller is North Central Washington’s one-stop teaching and learning service center. This site provides an overview of the comprehensive services provided by NCESD 171 to assist local school district in delivering high quality instruction to the students and parent of our region. 

Leadership and Learning Center

The Leadership and Learning Center works to create positive change in schools bridging the gap between research and effective application of best practices. Their services include on-site professional development, implementation visits, and coaching. The Leadership and Learning Center is the professional development and consulting services division of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 

Learn360

Learn360 is an interactive media-on-demand service for the K-12 education market, providing teachers and students the power to meet and exceed 21st century educational expectations across all curriculums. Through streaming video, audio and accompanying support materials, Learn360 supports web-based learning by providing an online collaborative environment where users can share information and ideas. Content is correlated to State, Common Core and Provincial standards. 

LEGO® Education

Experience a motivating approach to teaching. LEGO® Education has created an exciting array of professional development workshops that are applicable for pre-K through 12th-grade educators, along with professional development programs for teachers who want to get the most out of their LEGO Education resources. Discover how to facilitate rather than direct classroom learning and find out how to encourage your students to take a more active role in their learning. All workshops agendas are customizable and can be tailored to fit individual customer needs. 

Lynda.com

Lynda.com is a paid service, but it is the best tool I know of for high quality learning of software.

PLC Washington

PLC Washington is a systems approach designed to support schools that have the motivation and desire to authentically implement professional learning communities. It includes a PLC website; online courses facilitated by trained instructors; embedded learning cycles to engage staff; professional development, facilitation, and guidance; and capacity building within schools and districts.

Solution Tree

Solution Tree is a leading provider of educational strategies and tools that improve staff and student performance. For more than 20 years, their resources have helped K-12 teachers and administrators create schools where all children succeed.

Teaching Channel

Teaching Channel is a video showcase, on the Internet and TV, of inspiring and effective teaching practices in America's schools. They have a rapidly growing community of more than 25,000 registered members who trade ideas and share inspiration from each other. With the help of the teaching community, their mission is to revolutionize how teachers learn, connect, and inspire each other to improve the outcomes for all K-12 students across America. In order to accomplish this mission, they have three simple goals, all of them reliant on input from teachers: build professional learning resources that teachers want, deepen and improve opportunities for teacher learning, and elevate and celebrate teachers in our society. Their videos are produced by a collaborative effort between a unique team of professionals consisting of video production experts, education advisors, and the classroom teachers themselves. (Provided by BMGF)

Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an open marketplace for educators where teachers buy, sell and share original downloadable educational materials, hard goods and used educational resources.

Watch Know Learn

WatchKnowLearn.org provides free educational videos for all content areas aligned to the Common Core where applicable. The site includes videos for teachers as well. 

Web Based Tutor Training

Welcome to the rewarding world of tutoring! If you are a national service or volunteer tutor, Web Based Tutor Training will provide you with practical strategies you can use to help children learn to read. If you run a volunteer tutor program, this site can help you provide quality training to your volunteers. You'll meet tutors and children engaged in a range of activities that integrate a variety of skills and learning styles. You'll see them working on phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and text comprehension-key components of literacy development, and you'll help tutors make choices about what's best for their students. 

Wenatchee School District (WSD) Blogs

The WSD Podcast Server is the ideal place to go to find how-to videos specific to the systems within the Wenatchee School District. Check out our Tech Blog for new information from Technology.

WSD Instructional Technology

WSD Instructional Technology is your one-stop resource for Illuminate, Tech Tip Videos, Tutorials, Hardware Information, Software Information, Educational Links, Report Cards, and much more!

WSD Professional Development

WSD’s Professional Development offers a variety of free courses for WSD personnel.

WSD Tech Help Request

The WSD Technology Ticket Center supports all technical service support issues (hardware, software, servers, registration, integration and assessment). Every support request is assigned a unique ticket number, which you can use to track the progress and responses online. This creates an efficient system to communicate work and resolutions. For your reference, a complete archives and history of all your support requests is provided. A valid district email address is required.