The Learning Tree Professional Development Network

is an online provider of graduate-level professional development courses.

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

courses for educators, meeting personal & professional responsibilities for

successful student instruction & achievement.


  • With a passion to improve education and an understanding of the daily increasing demands of educators, this online provider of professional development for educators was born.
  • We provide over 40 graduate-level course options that are entirely online.
  • Our courses advance educators' knowledge of current research and best practices in the field of education to improve student management and academic success.
  • Participants can choose to take a course for graduate credits, Professional Development Points (PDP), or Continuing Education Units (CEU).
  • The Learning Tree offers virtual professional development tailored to district's and/or school's educational needs.
  • We are an approved provider of professional development by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
  • For graduate credits, The Learning Tree is partnered with Southern New Hampshire University, Fitchburg State University, and Colorado State University Pueblo.
  • Each year, The Learning Tree has advanced local educators' professional practices and teaching certifications.
  • The Learning Tree continues to grow, planting the seeds for success in the hands of educators.

- Graduate Credit -

- Professional Development Points (PDP) -

- Continuing Education Units (CEU) -


- Six Week Course Sessions -

- Asynchronous Learning -

- 100% Online -

- 40+ Courses -

- No Books Required -

- No Hidden Fees -


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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

DESIGNING EFFECTIVE READING INTERVENTIONS

DISSECTING AN IEP

DISTINGUISHING LANGUAGE FROM LEARNING DISABILITY

EFFECTIVE CO-TEACHING FOR STUDENT SUCCESS

EMOTIONALLY IMPAIRED STUDENTS

ENGAGING ALL STUDENTS

FACILITATING PEACE IN THE CLASSROOM

FOUNDATIONS OF INCLUSION

FOUNDATIONS OF TEACHING READING

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

THE SOCIAL EMOTIONAL CURRICULUM

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

TRAUMA INFORMED EDUCATION

21ST CENTURY CLASSROOMS: INTERNET CONNECTED STUDENTS

UNDERSTANDING SPECIAL EDUCATION

WHEN POVERTY COMES TO THE CLASSROOM

WRITING STRATEGIES FOR THE CONTENT AREAS (K-12)