What is IPD?
IPD supports members, increases member engagement, provides multiple learning opportunities and strengthens the education profession through advocacy, policy, webinars, and multiple professional learning opportunities.
Professional Learning Opportunities
IPD offers webinars, trainings and workshops for CTA members on a variety of topics and concepts including:
- Curriculum & Instruction
- Assessment and Accountability
- Students with Disabilities
- English Learners
- School Site Council
- Peer Assistance and Review
- Social Emotional Learning
- New Educator Support
- Professional Development
Resources for Leaders and Educators
We believe in building the capacity of all members and strengthening the education profession. We know that, more than ever, teachers are facing challenges with professional issues. Here you can find resources and videos on topics such as Special Education Caseloads, the California Dashboard, School Site Council, and more. We hope these organizing tools can make your work a little easier and give CTA members the knowledge they need to organize around the profession.
Closing the School Discipline Gap
Resources to help you have conversations with your district, be prepared to ask questions, obey the law, be knowledgeable and be proactive.
New Educator Guide: Resources and Ideas for the Classroom
Online resources, technology use ideas, working with diverse populations, teacher-led PD, lesson plans, ideas for implementing strategies in the classroom and more.
Special Education Resources Guide
IEP rights & responsibilities, behavioral support for students with IEPs, caseload issues, safety, social emotional learning, mental health and more.
Multi-tiered Systems of Support: Supporting Students Through Academics, Social Emotional Learning and Behavioral Supports
Learn about Multi-Tiered Systems of Supports (MTSS), CTA and NEA policy, implementation and more.