The weather has turned colder, but that doesn't mean your learning has to do the same. This Spring semester, COpilot is featuring over 100 classes that can help you take your teaching to the next level. We have multiple opportunities for you to learn and grow. Our classes focus on real strategies you can use in your classrooms right away regardless of what time of year it is. Take some time and look through our classes and find some professional development from real educators that meets your needs. Take control of your learning with COpilot!
CEA is offering up to three free classes to union members so they can easily meet the new license requirement stating that teachers who are endorsed in elementary, math, science, social studies, or English language arts must demonstrate 45 hours of English Learner PD during their next, new license renewal period. For more information about the new requriement, please click here.
To see what fall courses we're offering, click here, or browse our Spring 2020 Course Catalog. We have dozens of classes that you can take for free and even more that help you learn about technology, instructional strategies, and leadership. Enrollment opens on July 24 so mark your calendars!
English Learner PD Free Class FAQs
Can I use an ELPD credit on a class that is more than one credit?
Absolutely! Each ELPD credit has a $45 value (equivalent of a one-credit class), so if you want to take a two or three credit class, the enrollment fee will be discounted by $45.
How many ELPD credits do I get?
Each union member gets a maximum of three ELPD credits. You can only use one credit per year (August - July) and must use all of your credits by July 2021.
Are the ELPD credits refundable?
Unfortunately, we cannot refund ELPD credits unless you have exceptional circumstances that warrant a refund. If you feel that is the case, please contact Casey Kilpatrick, Director of Learning Services at CEA (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Are all classes eligible for the ELPD credits?
Only classes that have been approved by CDE as fulfilling the ELPD standards qualify for the free class program. Make sure to plan your learning using this matrix that matches up COpilot classes with the ELPD standards.
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