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Arizona Department of Education

The Arizona Department of Education provides guidance, support, and monitors PK-12 Public School Systems in the state of Arizona. Additionally, it oversees the approval process of State Board of Education approved Educator Preparation Programs in the state.

ADE provides specific professional development in all areas related to Pk-12 education in Arizona. Most sessions are free to the participant.

Upcoming PD Events & Webinars

June 7, 2022 , June 23, 2022...

Secondary ELA Summer of Writing Professional Learning Series – Argument Writing

Join the ADE English Language Arts Team for a FREE Secondary ELA Focused summer professional development series. All sessions are…

June 16, 2022 , June 30, 2022...

Guidance for Administrators – What to Look For in a 3-Dimensional Science Classroom

Join us for this professional development focused on what to look for in a 3-dimensional science classroom! This webinar was…

June 22, 2022 , June 23, 2022...

Integrating Indigenous Perspectives in Social Studies

How do you include Indigenous perspectives in your social studies curriculum and instruction while respecting and affirming Indigenous peoples and nations?   All participants who register in…

June 23, 2022 , July 7, 2022

Geographic Thinking for Social Studies

Love geography? Want your students to be more spatially aware? Don’t have the time to teach geographical concepts and all…

July 6, 2022

Implementing the World and Native Languages Standards in the K-12 Classroom

This webinar will help you understand the standards and how to use them in your classroom, and lastly give you…

July 7, 2022

Count Me In! Exploring Adding and Subtracting Integers 

In this free webinar, we will explore multiple representations to build a conceptual understanding for the addition and subtraction of…

July 8, 2022

Count Me In! Exploring Multiplying and Dividing Integers

In this free webinar, we will explore multiple representations to build conceptual understanding for the multiplication and division of integers.

July 11, 2022

Introduction to Fluency with Whole Numbers 

In this webinar, we will examine the key components of fluency and make connections across mathematics standards that specify fluency…

July 11, 2022 , July 12, 2022...

Reclaiming the Narrative: Teaching the Truth about Native American Boarding Schools, Part 2

Join us for part two of this two-part professional learning series about teaching the true history of Native American boarding…

July 12, 2022

Algebra Tiles Part 1: Exploration of Algebraic Expressions

In this webinar, we will explore the properties of virtual algebra tiles and the use of these tiles in simplifying…

July 12, 2022 , July 13, 2022

OER Project – The Story of Knowledge: Diversifying and Contextualizing Knowledge

In this session, we will talk about how to expand our understanding of the history of knowledge, including more people…

July 13, 2022

Algebra Tiles Part 2: Exploration of Substitution and Solving Equations

In this webinar, we will explore the use of virtual algebra tiles to visualize substitution and to solve equations.

July 13, 2022 , August 23, 2022

Guidance for Administrators – What to Look For in a 3-Dimensional Science Classroom

Come to explore how administrators can best support science educators! For all administrators, coaches, and educators who support or teach…

July 14, 2022

Using Backward Design to Enhance your World Language Classroom

This one-hour webinar will teach you the basics of backward design. We will review all the steps necessary to implement…

July 18, 2022 , July 19, 2022

Count Me In! Hands on Algebra

Two-day professional learning opportunity that will focus on inclusive practices for teaching mathematics for middle and high school students with…

July 18, 2022 , July 19, 2022

Count Me In! Hands on Algebra (Phoenix)

Count Me In: Hands on Algebra is a two-day professional learning opportunity that will focus on inclusive practices for teaching…

July 20, 2022

Count Me In! Foundations for Fluency

Count Me In: Foundations for Fluency is a one-day professional learning opportunity that will focus on the key components of…

July 20, 2022

Count Me In! Foundations for Fluency (Phoenix)

Count Me In: Foundations for Fluency is a one-day professional learning opportunity that will focus on the key components of…

Resources

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What Elementary Science Educators Need to Know About Performance Tasks

Join this Online, Self-Paced Course to learn about 3-Dimensional assessments!

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What Secondary Science Educators Need to Know About Performance Tasks

Join this webinar to learn about 3-Dimensional science assessments!

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Leveraging Leadership: Rethinking the Role of the Principal Supervisor

Learn more about the role of a principal supervisor.

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How Data Visualization Can Tell the Story

Learn more about how to utilize data.

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Equity In Action: Targeted Improvement Efforts Toward Racial Equity In Five School Districts

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Crisis Leadership for School Administrators: 10 Tips for Leading Effectively and Authentically Through a Crisis

Learn about how to manage a crisis situation like a leader.

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Structured Literacy: Essential for Most, Advantaged for All

Learn more about structured literacy and how to incorporate these strategies.

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RTI: Tiers Are Not Just for Cakes

This recording will give you an overview of RTI and some strategies.

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May I Have Your Attention Please?! Using Neuroscience to Engage Students in the Inclusion Classroom

Check out this recording about how to use neuroscience techniques to increase your student engagement.

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Literacy & Learning for the Big Kids (4-12)

Learn more about how to incorporate literacy activities for children in grades 4th-12th.

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Leading From the Classroom: Recognizing and Prioritizing Teacher Leadership

This recording discusses the importance of teacher leadership and discussions on how to prioritize this.

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Increase Reading Scores Using Literacy-Rich Social Studies Lessons

Learn more about how using more literature in your curriculum can increase performance in other areas.

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Engaging Students in SEL Virtually

Learn more about virtual techniques and SEL and how to engage your students better.

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Diverse Texts: Creating a More Inclusive Curriculum

Learn more about the importance of diverse texts and how to incorporate these into your classroom.

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Creating Culturally Linguistic and Inclusive Math Spaces: Using Interactive Read-Alouds

Learn more about creating more culturally linguistic and inclusive math spaces through the use of interactive read-alouds.

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Context Counts: How to Consider Context When Selecting an Evidence-Based Strategy

Learn more about how to consider context when selecting evidence-based strategies

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Connecting Industry Professionals with Classrooms to Develop Career Identity and SEL Competencies

Learn more about how to incorporate conversations about industry professions into your classroom here.

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Building Background In the Virtual Secondary ELA Classroom

Check out the Arizona Department of Education recording and resources about how to build background in the virtual ELA classroom. 

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Back to Basics: Creating Equitable Learning Environments

Are you creating an equitable learning environment? Learn more about how to create an equitable classroom.

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Arizona’s Language Development Approach: An Overview

Want to learn more about Arizona's Language Development Approach check out these resources from ADE for an overview.

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A Look at Arizona’s New Science Standards

Check out these resources from ADE to get a better understanding of the new science standards in Arizona.

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Crosscutting Concepts: 1 of the 3 Dimensions of the AZ Science Standards

The focus of this professional learning opportunity is to learn how the crosscutting concepts cross boundaries between science disciplines and…

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Self-Paced Course – A Look at Arizona’s Science Standards

Arizona has new science standards! This presentation is designed to help teachers or administrators who are not familiar with the…