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Professional Learning Opportunities

The CTA Instruction and Professional Development (IPD) department will be hosting a community of practice (CofP) for teachers who will be starting or continuing National Board Certification during the 2022-2023 school year. CofP sessions will be led by CTA members who are National Board Certified Teachers and will help participants access available resources, understand the certification process, and deeply engage the substance of National Board Certification.

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Are you a BIPOC educator interested in pursuing National Board Certification? Would you like to pursue certification as part of a cohort that includes othe BIPOC educators and is led by NBCT facilitators of color? After a successful pilot year, CTA and Stanford, with support from the National Education Association are partnering to offer a second National Board BIPOC Cohort!

Learn more and apply here!

NEA/CTA Microcertifications

CTA is excited to announce the launch of the CTA/NEA Micro-Certifications! Micro-certifications or “microcerts” are short, self-paced, practice-based, certificate-bearing  professional learning sequences offered free for CTA members. We will be conducting a pilot during this summer and offering a full array of micro-certifications in the Fall of 2021.

Learn more here!

Are you a CTA member who is interested in getting more professional development on working with Students with IEPs and understanding Special Education law? Our Fall webinar series will feature 2 webinars and office hours in September and October.

For detailed information, click here. To register, scan the QR code to the left.

Wellness Center

It’s a fact: experiencing stress, anxiety, depression, or other feelings of helplessness during a pandemic is normal. The supports we put in place now can significantly affect the time it takes for us to recover and find a sustainable balance. Access resources for yourself and your students at the CTA Wellness Center!

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Upcoming CTA Training and Events

CTA has a wide range of throughout the year to support your needs as a practitioner and leader. Whether you’re interested in honing your teaching strategies, integrating anti-racist practices, understanding school finance, or learning to organize for better schools, we’ve got you covered!

Explore/register here!

Instructional Leadership Corps

The Instructional Leadership Corps (ILC) is a statewide community of professional educators committed to transforming our profession to advance the cause of educational equity so each child in California public schools may reach their full potential and thrive. Learn more about the ILC and access recent professional learning and resources!

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External Professional Learning Opportunities

We love connecting with other organization that are committed to empowering educators as expert practitioners and leaders. We have linked below to professional learning resources from several such organizations.

Professional Learning for Local Associations

The CTA IPD team conducts a broad range of custom professional learning for local associations. Requests for professional learning should go through Local Associations Presidents and their Primary Contact Staff.