Teachers and administrators: Register now for friEDTech’s free summer professional development

Registration is open for free summer professional development from friEDTech for teachers and administrators.

WOW Academy
Two-day in-person workshop to assist teachers with using technology to create rich, interactive, and collaborative learning activities. Participants can register for one of three locations: Oxford  (June 5-6), Biloxi (June 7-8), and Meridian (June 8-9). Seats are very limited, so please register today. Participants will be eligible for 1.2 CEUs.

 Google Up! Certification Bootcamp

Two-day in-person Google Level 1 Educator workshop on June 6-7 at O’Bannon High School in Greenville. Participants can earn 1.2 CEUs, 10 SEMIs, or 1.0 OSL and receive a voucher to take the certification exam at no cost. More information about the workshop, including the registration link, can be found on this two-page flyer.

 Online Learning Opportunities

Upgrade your technology skills with these free asynchronous online courses from friEdTechnology. Participants can register at https://www.friedonline.com/mscourses for the following courses:

  • The Tech-Infused Classroom (0.5 CEUs)
  • Google Starter Pack (1.2 CEUs, 10 SEMIs, 1 OSL)
  • Google Classroom in 5 (0.5 CEUs)
  • friED Mixtape: Differentiating Learning for Littles (0.6 CEUs)
  • FUNdamentals: Microsoft 365 (1.2 CEUs, 10 SEMIs, 1 OSL)
  • Safe & Secure: Protecting Information Online (0.6 CEUs)
  • Stack Your Skills: Schoology Essentials (0.5 CEUs)
  • Rock the Classroom: Managing Today’s Digital Age Classroom (0.6 CEUs)
  • Chromebook Scavenger Hunt (0.5 CEUs)
  • Beyond the Brick and Mortar (1.3 CEUs, 10 SEMIs)
  • Wrap Your Head Around Research (0.6 CEUs)
  • Beyond the Red Pen (0.5 CEUs)

Once enrolled, participants have 10 months to complete the course. Course completers will receive a Certificate of Completion and must apply for CEUs, SEMIs, or OSLs within six months of completing the course.

For more information on any of these opportunities, please contact Melissa Banks (mebanks@mdek12.org) or ms.help@fried.tech.