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PBS TeacherLine in the News

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June 5, 2012
PBS TeacherLine receives award from Association of Educational Publishers.

January 24, 2012
PBS TeacherLine® Unveils Course on Virtual Teaching as Demand for Online Learning Accelerates; Online course prepares educators to teach growing contingent of virtual learners

January 12, 2012
PBS TeacherLine® Aligns Courses to Common Core State Standards; Professional development courses and resources designed to help educators during transition to new standards

December 13, 2011
Research Shows PBS TeacherLine Helps Educators Increase Reading Achievement; After completing PBS TeacherLine professional development course, teachers see gains in students' reading skills.

October 13, 2011
PBS TeacherLine® Offers 'Global Climate Change Education' Course for High School Teachers; New online professional development course strengthens teachers' instructional skills in STEM subjects to engage students in climate change lessons.

June 6, 2011
PBS Teachers Innovation Awards Presented to 40 Educators Top teacher innovators win trip to The Henry Ford for weeklong "Innovation Immersion Experience," a SMART Slate™ and PBS TeacherLine® online course.

April 20, 2011
PBS TeacherLine Expands Online Professional Development Program With Additional Spring and Summer Course Terms; Most popular PBS TeacherLine online professional development courses now offered six times a year.

Mar. 24, 2011
Free Online Professional Development Modules From PBS TeacherLine Help Teachers Improve STEM Education; On-demand, video-based lessons demonstrate ways for teachers to integrate global climate change topics into the classroom while teaching math and science.

Feb. 2, 2011
PBS and Grunwald National Research Indicates Lack of Technology Infrastructure in Classrooms; K-12 teachers relying on free educational resources, such as media content, given budget cut-backs.

Jan. 27, 2011
PBS Receives Grant to Advance Math Achievement with Digital Content and Technology; New PBS Content Will Be Created, Aligned and Incorporated into NYC DOE's School of One Unique Individual Curricula.

Jan. 11, 2011
PBS Teachers Innovation Awards Highlight PreK-12 Educators' Big Ideas; PreK-12 educators can win a trip to The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Mich. for weeklong "Innovation Immersion Experience."

Jan. 4, 2011
More Teachers Can Earn Graduate Credit from PBS TeacherLine Online Courses Through New University Partnerships; The University of Missouri - Kansas City, Washburn University, University of Central Missouri are new local graduate credit providers for PBS TeacherLine.

Dec. 20, 2010
Teachers Learn to 'Inspire Elementary Students with Engineering' Through New PBS TeacherLine Course; Enrollment open for new online professional development course developed by INSPIRE at Purdue University to help prek-6 teachers improve learning, foster interest in STEM careers.

June 28, 2010
PBS TeacherLine Converts to Moodle to Support Schools in Customizing Online Course Content to Meet Local Needs; PBS TeacherLine deploys open source course management system for its online professional development courses to provide more flexibility to schools licensing content.

May 12, 2010
PBS TeacherLine Selected as 2010 Distinguished Achievement Award Finalist by the Association of Educational Publishers; PBS TeacherLine's online facilitated courses in instructional technology recognized by industry experts as an outstanding professional development resource for educators.

May 3, 2010
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Partners with PBS TeacherLine to Expand Support for Advanced Teacher Certification; Stimulus funds awarded to WHRO to provide PBS TeacherLine ISTE Capstone Certificate program and Peer Connection to ITRTs and media specialists throughout the state.

Apr. 13, 2010
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Partners with PBS TeacherLine to Expand Support for Advanced Teacher Certification; PBS TeacherLine and NBPTS offer six-week online training course for educators who provide support to teachers pursuing National Board Certification.

Mar. 24, 2010
Online Professional Development Course on 'Global Climate Change Education' From PBS TeacherLine® and NASA Now Available.

Mar. 18, 2010
PBS TeacherLine and Purdue University Partner to Help Elementary Educators Teach Engineering and Foster Student Interest in Sciences; PBS TeacherLine and INSPIRE at Purdue University develop online course to support integration of engineering into elementary curricula and improve STEM learning.

January 14, 2010
Louisiana Governor's Office and School Districts Select PBS TeacherLine Peer Connection for PreK-12 Professional Development; Louisiana education leaders turn to PBS TeacherLine Peer Connection as an affordable, convenient option to support instructional coaches, improve teaching effectiveness

December 15, 2009
PBS TeacherLine Earns 'High-Quality' Rating in Federal GPRA Review; PBS TeacherLine's online professional development services receives highest rating in rigorous evaluation for Government Performance and Results Act for second time.

November 23, 2009
PBS TeacherLine Partners With Universities to Offer Graduate Credit for Online Professional Development; Central Michigan University, Northwest Nazarene University, Madonna University are the latest of 28 higher education institutions to offer teachers graduate credit for PBS TeacherLine's courses.

November 2, 2009
PBS TeacherLine Partners With NASA to Develop Professional Development Resources on Global Climate Change; PBS TeacherLine receives nearly $600,000 in grant funding from NASA to create online courses and free professional development resources for 'Teaching Climate Change'.

Sep. 8, 2009
PBS TeacherLine Updates Technology Integration Courses to Include Strategies for Web 2.0 use in the Classroom; PBS TeacherLine fall course enrollment open; courses start Oct. 28.

July 21, 2009
PBS TeacherLine Reaches Record Term Enrollment; "Children's Authors on the Web" and "Putting Technology to Use in the Classroom" among the most popular PBS TeacherLine courses.

June 30, 2009
PBS TeacherLine Professional Development Program Receives ISTE Seal of Alignment to Ensure Educators Master Technology Integration; PBS TeacherLine updates its graduate-level ISTE Capstone Certificate Program to align with the refreshed National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers (NETS•T).

June 22, 2009
Teacher Leaders Develop Professional Learning Network With New Version of PBS TeacherLine Peer Connection; PBS TeacherLine enhances its online suite of professional development resources and tools that help teacher leaders, coaches, and mentors provide sustained, collaborative support to peers –

May 28, 2009
The NEA Academy Partners with PBS TeacherLine to Provide the NEA's 3.2 Million Members Best in the Field Online Professional Development Opportunities.

Mar. 24, 2009
PBS TeacherLine's Melinda George Appointed to Mom Congress on Education and Learning Advisory Board.

Jan. 21, 2009
Best Practices Videos from The School Improvement Network Added to PBS TeacherLine Peer Connection for Coaches and Mentors; Through new partnership with The School Improvement Network, PBS TeacherLine Peer Connection will soon feature content from PD 360 and The Video Journal of Education.

Dec. 16, 2008
PBS TeacherLine and Just ASK Publications Team up to Provide Mentors With Easily Accessible, Searchable Professional Development Resources; Just ASK's Content on Best Practices in Teaching and Learning Added to PBS Teacherline Peer Connection to Support School-based, Ongoing Professional Development.

Oct. 29, 2008
PBS TeacherLine Partners With National School Boards Association to Provide Online Teacher Professional Development; PBS TeacherLine ISTE Capstone Certificate Program Available to NSBA's Technology Leadership Network Member Districts at Special Rate.

Sept. 24, 2008
PBS TeacherLine Peer Connection Provides Specialized Resources and Tools to Help Instructional Coaches Improve Skills; Added Functionality and New Professional Development Modules on Coaching Practices and Effectiveness Enhance PBS TeacherLine's Online Offering for Coaches.

June 30, 2008
PBS TeacherLine Teams Up With San Antonio Independent School District for Technology Integration Lead Teacher Initiative; Two cohorts of San Antonio teachers complete PBS TeacherLine ISTE Capstone Certificate Program to learn best practices in technology integration, demonstrate mastery of ISTE NETS.

May 6, 2008
PBS TeacherLine Offers Educators Online Courses and Teaching Resources to Improve Reading Instruction at Every Level; PBS TeacherLine provides 'Developing Active Reading With Effective Questions' and other practical, research-based instructional strategies and best practices online.

Apr. 28, 2008
'PBS TeacherLine Peer Connection' Named Distinguished Achievement Award Finalist by Association of Educational Publishers; PBS TeacherLine's online professional development tool for instructional coaches garners recognition from industry peers as an outstanding resource for teaching and learning.

Apr. 11, 2008
Colorado Teachers Improve Math Instruction WIth PBS TeacherLine and Support From State's Department of Education; Colorado Department of Education Tuition Reimbursement Program provides financial assistance to teachers for PBS TeacherLine online professional development courses.

Feb. 7, 2008
PBS TeacherLine Offers Schools and Districts Option to License Award-Winning Online Professional Development Courses; PBS TeacherLine course licensing allows districts to customize content and enhance their staff professional development programs to help teachers gain new skills and knowledge.

Feb. 6, 2008
PBS TeacherLine Introduces Courses to Help Teachers Support English Language Learners in the Classroom; Latest collection of PBS TeacherLine courses addresses classroom instruction for fastest-growing segment of student population.

Jan. 23, 2008
Florida Educators Master Instructional Technology With Help From PBS TeacherLine, Florida Digital Educator Program and Florida Department of Education.

Oct. 18, 2007
Instructional Coaches Support and Inspire Teachers With PBS TeacherLine's Multimedia Resources; 'PBS TeacherLine Peer Connection' enhanced with additional subject area content.

Oct. 17, 2007
Mississippi Students Learn Importance of Gulf Coast Wetlands Through Teacher-Created Web Site and Content; PBS TeacherLine helps Gulf Coast-area teacher build thought-provoking Web site to link curriculum and instruction for school-wide Wetlands project.

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Dr. Gaylynn Parker
Information Systems Department
Pascagoula School District