This page contains an alphabetized list of resources and professional development opportunities. This is not an exhaustive list of resources or professional development opportunities.
F= free resource $= fee required G= grant opportunity
FREE Upcoming Professional Learning Opportunities for Kentucky Teachers to begin in late May REGISTRATION IS OPEN NOW!
The Kentucky Department of Education is excited to offer professional learning opportunities for Kentucky K-8 mathematics teachers. Join math teachers from across the state in an interactive learning experience focusing on Number Sense and Algebraic Thinking in grades K-2, Conceptual Understanding of Fractions in Grades 3-6 and Understanding Ratios and Proportional Relationships in grades 6-8. During this six-hour online learning experience, teachers will be engaged with research based strategies and rich mathematical tasks.
Please see the attached flyers for registration information.
Registration is Closed
AIMS (Activities Integrating Math and Science) $ We're a non-profit organization dedicated to helping you give students a solid conceptual understanding of math and science, built on research in best practices and brain-based learning.
Annenberg Media F $
Annenberg Media uses media and telecommunications to advance excellent teaching in American schools. This mandate is carried out chiefly by the funding and broad distribution of educational video programs with coordinated Web and print materials for the professional development of K-12 teachers.
Appalachian Math Science Partnership F
The $22 million National Science Foundation (NSF) Award helps strengthen and reform education in math and science in pre-K through grade 12 classrooms in participating districts in Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia.
ARC Center (Alternatives for Rebuilding Curricula) $
The ARC Center promotes the wide-scale and effective implementation of standards-based elementary mathematics curricula. The ARC Center is a collaboration between the Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP) and the three National Science Foundation supported elementary mathematics curriculum projects: Investigations in Number, Data, and Space (TERC), Everyday Mathematics (University of Chicago School Mathematics Project), Math Trailblazers (University of Illinois at Chicago).
CORD (Center for Occupational Research and Development) $
The Center for Occupational Research and Development (CORD) is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to leading change in education. Since 1979, we have created educational tools and innovative programs to empower faculty and prepare students for greater success in careers and higher education.
COMPASS (Curricular Options in Mathematics Program for All Secondary Students) F $ COMPASS provides information and assistance with the implementation of five comprehensive curriculum projects (Mathematics: Modeling Our World (ARISE), Core-Plus Mathematics: Contemporary Mathematics in Context, Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP), MATH Connections: A Secondary Mathematics Core Curriculum (MATHConx), SIMMS Integrated Mathematics: A Modeling Approach Using Technology) that support the Standards set forth by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).
ETA Cuisenaire: Professional Development $
ETA/Cuisenaire Professional Development Services target the unique needs of mathematics educators by providing instructional guidance and support that will produce a significant and powerful impact on teaching and learning.
Exxon Mathematics Support Opportunities G $
ExxonMobil became a founding sponsor of the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) in 2007 and committed $125 million to support it. NMSI focuses on replicating proven programs with quantifiable results — such as the Advanced Placement NaN and Pre-Advanced Placement Training and Incentives Programs™ and UTeachNaN — through a competitive process and to ensure those programs are sustainable within five years.
Kagan Cooperative Learning $
Kagan Professional Development consists of academies, workshops, and graduate courses that provide proven , cooperative learning structures and strategies to help you create classroom success.
KCEE (Kentucky Council on Economic Education) $
The Kentucky Council and its Centers offer training for teachers through professional development offerings, approved by the Kentucky Department of Education. These professional development workshops focus on KCEE curricula that have been aligned with the Core Content and can guide teachers as they integrate economics, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy into subjects like, social studies, math, arts and humanities, practical living, language arts, science, business, and economics.( Stock Market Game and Take Stock in Kentucky).
Kentucky Education Cooperatives and Special Education Cooperatives F $
Kentucky has a host of educational cooperatives that provide assistance and expertise for the benefit of their member school districts. The cooperatives provide comprehensive educational services and programs that support the member districts and their schools in their school improvement efforts. Member districts also work through the cooperatives to maximize their purchasing power, thereby improving their fiscal efficiency.
Kentucky Virtual School (KVS) $
Schools and districts can request “custom” KVS courses to help meet their unique professional development needs and schedules. A minimum of ten participants is required for a “custom” course.
Math Solutions Professional Development $
Math Solutions is dedicated to improving students' learning of mathematics by providing the highest-quality professional development services, products, and resources to educators.
MMM Project (Modeling Middle School Mathematics) $
Modeling Middle School Mathematics is a professional development program using video lessons and Web-based Internet materials to examine each of the five NSF- funded middle school math initiatives; Pathways to Algebra and Geometry, Mathematics in Context, MathScape, Connected Math Project and MathThematics.
NCTM E-Workshops $
These 90-minute E-Workshops offer a collaborative and interactive opportunity to explore a professional development topic with colleagues near and far. Visual information is delivered via the Internet while audio is delivered by telephone.
PBS TeacherLine $
PBS TeacherLine's high quality, standards-based graduate-level courses offer teachers the professional development opportunities they need in an accessible online format that makes learning fun, flexible and collaborative.
PIMSER (Partnership Institute for Math and Science Education Reform) $
The mission of the Partnership Institute for Mathematics and Science Education Reform is to enhance learning in mathematics and science for K-16 students and teachers and to prepare students for success in, science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) education and teaching careers.