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Professional Development Catalog

We continue to offer incredibly valuable training opportunities for school and district leadership teams as well as classroom teachers. 

Using our Professional Development Catalog, find ways to add emerging technologies to your curriculum, ensuring you are on the right path toward California Standards success, and incorporating 21st Century skills and learning techniques into your classroom.

Learn how you can also register electronically for Fresno Pacific University continuing education units for TCOE PD courses.

Content areas are color-coded for handy reference, and descriptions updated to ensure you know exactly what you'll need to help reach your school and/or district's PD-based goals. 


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pblCORE, TCOE's Model for Project Based Learning

The Tulare County Office of Education model for Project Based Learning, pblCORE, is a structured process designed to support educators in developing and delivering effective instruction focused on building transferable skills that prepare students for college, career, and life.  

pblCORE process is an integrated approach for designing, implementing, assessing, and managing Project Based Learning.  The ten characteristics of PBL, California State Standards and Instructional Shifts, 21st Century Skills, Depth of Knowledge, the Three Rs (Rigor, Relevance, and Relationships), and conceptual curriculum mapping are embedded in pblCORE.

You can learn more about pblCORE here.

You can view a copy of the CA Science Framework, which includes narrative course descriptions as well as chapters on assessment, access and equity, and supporting high-quality science instruction. It provides direction to educators to implement state standards.

The pre-publication version of Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) for California Public Schools, K through Grade 12 can be viewed by grade level Disciplinary Core Ideas or by grade level Topic.  

CA made 7 subtle changes, that can be viewed here.

Resources for Parents: The Importance of Science Standards