Participating Universities in the "Expert Systems for Teachers"(TM) Series

for the Development of Highly-Qualified and Highly-Effective Educators

Fully paid tuition grant: Participating universities offering over 100 subject-specific online courses designed to prepare teachers for new assignments, particularly for teachers without a collegiate major or minor in the specific subject assigned are linked below. Each course is designed to prepare a teacher to be not only highly-qualified but also set them on a path to be highly-effective with new assignments. Tuition may be paid through yor school district's allocation of Title 1, 2a or 5 funds or other professional development budgets. Speak to your Federal Funds Office about the availability of these funds to pay for your tuition. Note: to be awarded CEU's or in-service points/hours for recertification in the any of these courses and highly-qualified status a teacher must pass appropriate district or state endorsed content mastery and/or subject-area test, fees for which are included as an option in the online course tuition.

Post-Test Data Report for 2014-15
Post-Data Report for 2015-16
showing 56% improvement in teacher content mastery
Comments from Enrolled Teachers

UF Professional Education

Texas A&M Commerce College of Education

Click on Texas logo, then click on K12 Teacher Professional Development link in left menu

UNF Division of Continuing Education

University of Missouri St. Louis College of Education

District invitation to add courses to their Master Inservice Plan,

N.E. Florida Educational Consortium (15 counties) MIP acceptance of Expert Systems courses

Brevard County Master Inservice Program acceptance of Expert Systems courses announcement (PDF)

Highly-Qualified but new to a subject? Click at right: Click here to determine best level of support for you

Grant Estabished for Florida Teachers

A grant was established by the Florida Legislature and approved in the budget by Governor Scott for the 14-15 and 15-16 school years. Over 770 enrollments were completed with a waiting list among the over 20,000 K-12 in-service Florida teachers listed in state the not-highly-qualified report. Florida Schools and Districts can enroll their teachers with new or unavoidable out-of-field assignments in the Expert Systems for Teachers™ Series of over 100 online independent study courses through the above listed universities. Teachers, schools and districts can use an enrollment form to register at participating universities. This sustained professional development program series enables the teacher with a new course assignment to confidently deliver content to their students.

Expert Systems for Teachers (TM) Series sponsored by the Teaching and Learning Foundation

Teaching Point Academic Review Boards:
University of Chicago Laboratory Schools faculty members have served as members of
Academic Review Boards for Teaching Point course materials.
Doug Matthews, President of Teaching Point is a graduate of the University Chicago Lab Schools.
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