Professional Development

Professional Associations

Every teacher understands that education is a lifelong process. If you are looking for new professional development opportunities, including course work and conferences, or want to be part of a far-reaching community of committed educators, consider working with one of these organizations.


C.L.A.S.S. is a national organization designed to help teachers improve their skills. The name stands for "Connecting Learning Assures Successful Students." Its mission is to bring together committed educators to explore how research discoveries in education can be used in educational materials to better prepare students.

C.L.A.S.S. offers summer conferences for educators as well as student leadership development programs. It also provides educators with new perspectives on education and instruction through its ETOOLS teaching resource.

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