About Us

 Our mission is to provide high quality, responsive, online professional development

courses for educators, meeting personal & professional responsibilities

for successful student instruction & achievement.


The Learning Tree

Professional Development Network

is an online provider of graduate-level courses

for school professionals created by teachers for teachers!


All of our courses are 6 weeks in length and 100% online.

No books required and no hidden fees!

Course Options

Three (3) Southern New Hampshire University Graduate Credits

Three (3) Colorado State University-Pueblo Graduate Credits

67.5 Massachusetts' Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Professional Development Points

45 Learning Tree Professional Development Network

Continuing Education Units (CEU)

Course Topics

21ST Century Classrooms: Internet Connected Students


Applied Deeper Learning


Assessment, Data, & Analysis


Assistive Technology and Accessible Instructional Materials


Attendance and Dropout Prevention


Closing the Achievement Gap


Comprehensive Reading Assessments


Culturally Competent Classrooms


Dissecting an IEP


Distinguishing Language from Learning Disability


Effective Co-Teaching for Student Success


Engaging all Students


Foundations of Inclusion


Getting Started with Math Workshop


Getting Started with Reading Workshop


The Holistic Classroom


Implementing Writer’s Workshop


Including Special Education Students in the Classroom


Literacy in Mathematics


Managing Behavioral Challenges in the Classroom


Navigating Student Support Services


Pedagogy for the Inclusive Classroom


Promoting Positive School Culture in the Classroom


Responding to Challenging Behaviors


Response to Intervention (RTI) in the Classroom


Restorative Practices in Schools


Social Emotional Disorders in the Classroom


Social Emotional Schools: Classroom Management Re-Imagined


Special Education Law: Federal and State Regulations


The Special Education Teacher


Specially Designed Reading Instruction


Supporting Culturally Diverse Learners in Special Education


Teaching Reading to Students with Learning Disabilities


Teaching Social Studies (K-8)


Teaching Strategies for Remote Learning


Teaching Writing for Better Readers


Tiered Interventions for Struggling Learners


Understanding Special Education


When Poverty Comes to the Classroom


Writing Strategies for the Content Areas (K-12)