PD 360 Testimonials Flier


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Many educators have found the value in the on-demand, online professional development found within PD 360. Read how several people have used PD 360 and how it has helped them in their classrooms.

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PD 360 Testimonials Flier

  1. 1. Scan this QR code with a smartphone to see more testimonials or visit www.schoolimprovement.com School Improvement Network TESTIMONIALS "PD 360 Puts Every Resource into the Hands of Every Teacher."PD 360 is the world’s largest online, on-demand video library of professional development resources for educators thatleverages an award-winning technology platform to make professional learning more practical, scalable, and measurable.With over 200 hours of research-based award-winning video content, plus integrated tools for follow-up, tracking, reflection,and group training, PD 360 is the most comprehensive solution for all your professional development needs. I am a better teacher because of PD 360. The high- “I LOVE PD 360! Last year our district watched over quality instructional strategies programs have made 2,200 hours of videos (we have 3,500 teachers and me more conscious of my teaching techniques and the sometimes teams watched video clips together) and this differentiated instruction programs have made me more year we exceeded that number in hours watched in the aware of my students’ learning differences. And because first semester. Educators absolutely want it back!” PD 360 continues to add new content, I stay current on Dr. Tracee Grigsby, PD Coordinator, Alief ISD, TX the newest ideas and strategies.” Nicola Vrabel, Mathematics Teacher “I encourage administrators to go to the PD 360 website, Monroe City Schools, Louisiana get a free trial, and check it out. It has been valuable for our school and we are getting a lot out of this all- "Many of our teachers are saying that this is the best inclusive program. I believe it is really the best bang for professional development they have ever experienced. In the buck!” just six months, we have had great teacher buy-in with Larry Davis, Principal Emery High School 70% usage and with approximately 128,000 minutes Emery County School District, Utah viewed. Our goal is to attain 100% usage within the first month of the next school year." Monty Wilson, Supervisor of Secondary Curriculum and Instruction, Wilson County Schools, TN "I had one teacher tell me that she had learned more in a seventeen minute PD 360 video segment than she had learned in two years of talking about and studying the same subject." Karen Sanders, Retired Executive Director of Professional Development, Burleson ISD, TX "I am the number one cheerleader for PD 360 at South College. This phenomenal tool is the best professional development out there, much better than conferences! It is a well of information and I am repeatedly impressed!” Emily Walker, PhD, Program Co-Chair/Professor Master of Education in Teacher as Instructional Leader Program 800.572.1153 • www.schoolimprovement.com
  2. 2. School Improvement NetworkWHAT EDUCATORSARE SAYINGABOUT PD 360 "I can recommend many concepts to teachers, but "As a district, we have established a focus for our hearing other teachers and seeing real classroom PD, a significant coaching support for teachers, and examples gives them an “ah-ha” moment. They become we center significant energies on building capacity much more aware when it is not just my suggestion." through professional learning communities. PD 360 has been a wonderful complement to these Ronda Cosby, Principal, Chancey Elementary efforts and provides both district- and building-level School, KY administrators with an easy way to build a common language among our faculty and support teachers in “Budget cuts have made it impossible to send all specific areas when needed." teachers to conferences or to bring in well-known experts for training. For us, PD 360 is very cost-effective Melissa McConnell, Professional Development as it provides professional development with the most Specialist, Shelby County Schools, Tennessee current topics and the best authorities in education. "It meets our need to individualize staff development As a small, spread out district, it can be difficult to get at a department level, vertical team level, school all teachers together so we really benefit from PD 360’s level, or individual teacher level. Because PD 360 accessible online training. It is easy to use, always is hosted on our server, teachers can access it from available, and encourages teachers to take charge of school or home, making PD 360 the most flexible their own development. and pervasive method of professional development What would I say to other districts about PD 360? Get it! delivery available." It’s worth it! The benefits are huge!” Scott Davis, Assistant Superintendant Brent Bacon, Ed.S. Director of Special Services Lamesa Independent School District, TX Laramie County School District #2, Wyoming “PD 360 has all the leading experts whose work we had been studying as a district including Rick DuFour, Rick Stiggins, and McREL’s nine instructional strategies. The real classroom examples were of the highest quality and met our need to show teachers what best practices actually look like.” Karen Sanders, Retired Executive Director of Professional Development, Burleson ISD, TX "The content has made a huge difference in our distance teaching program. We now have a way to model best practices to our students no matter their location." Dr. Nella B. Anderson, Director of the Teacher Education Program, Western State College of Colorado, CO 800.572.1153 • www.schoolimprovement.com