Newsela Professional Learning

Newsela Professional Learning

Flexible, relevant professional learning for educators that bridges platform education to pedagogical best practices.

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Meaningful learning experiences for all educators

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Technology doesn’t exist in a vacuum. Connect Newsela to real-life instructional use cases with our resources and sessions for teachers.

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Much like students, different educators teachers have different learning styles. We offer everything from bite-sized, asynchronous training to live events.

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Professional learning should be relevant and specific to your districts’ day-to-day challenges. Whether you are a teacher, an instructional coach, or a principal, Newsela tailors sessions to your district's unique needs, for both teachers and administrators.

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Topics like culturally responsive teaching and SEL are important to get right. Our team can equip your teachers with actionable tips and resources on complex topics.

Make professional learning work for you

Choose professional learning that equips educators with the skills they need in today’s classrooms.

Tailored sessions just for you

Partner with Newsela’s team of experts to map out and customize a professional learning plan. Grounded in both research-backed instructional approaches and best practices in adult learning, sessions focus to engage in active, collaborative learning.

Platform knowledge you need, when you need it

Embedded in Newsela’s Educator Center and across Newsela content, educators can access the platform education and training they need to discover new ways of using Newsela, no matter the time of year. 

Learn anytime, anywhere with PD Pass

Real learning happens when concepts are revisited and repeated. With PD Pass, any educator can get the pedagogical professional learning they need, with strategies they can use in their classroom the very next day.

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Customize your own professional learning plan

In just a few simple steps, you can craft a professional learning plan that’s just right for your district.

  1. Determine which Newsela Professional Learning offerings you’d like to roll out within your school or district, including tailored sessions just for your educators

  2. Reserve session times in advance to align with your planned professional learning daysusing our convenient self-scheduling tool

  3. Consult with your Customer Success Manager and Newsela resources to decide on professional learning priorities, session topics, and desired formats (e.g., synchronous vs. asynchronous)

  4. Collaborate with your Newsela Professional Learning Manager the day-of to support educators and deliver a lively, informative instructional experience

What teachers have to say

Professional learning resources for educators

Learn more about our approach and see how other districts are using Newsela Professional Learning.

Success Story

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Inspire the desire to learn.

Ready to engage, support, and grow every learner?

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