Professional Development

The team at CASTLE provides a variety of professional development options for schools and learning organizations. We have provided a great deal of professional development in the past to schools, much of which you can see here. We like working closely with schools and leaders and the evaluations of our professional development consistently show outstanding results for participants. 

The following are some types of professional development that we can offer to schools. Each PD is custom built for the school organization from our deep bank of school technology leadership resources. We are also happy to work with you to develop a new opportunity built-from-scratch for your school organization. 

Technology Boot Camp

Perhaps our most popular professional development, our Technology Boot Camp’s are an intensive, “get-up-to-speed” type professional development that covers a plethora of technology tools and applications that teachers and leaders can begin using in their school and classrooms immediately. 

Audience: All educators. 
Time: Anywhere from 1/2 day to day and a 1/2. 
Number of Participants: Unlimited. Up to School Organization. Large number will require additional CASTLE staff support. 

Technology Leadership Training

The core CASTLE PD for school leaders. This professional development for school leaders provides both the motivation and the pathway to technology-infused change in your schools. 

Audience: All School Leaders (principals, superintendents, district office staff, CIOs/DTCs)
Time: Anywhere from 1/2 day to two days. 
Number of Participants: Around 30 school leaders per CASTLE staff. 

Upping Your Presentation Game

A frequently requested workshop that is usually best as a half day hands on event. PowerPoint tips and tricks are presented, as well as alternatives to PowerPoint and integrating activities into presentations. 

Audience: All school employees, particularly those with professional development responsibilities. 
Time: Typically a 1/2 day (around 3 hour) workshop. 
Number of Participants: Between 20–50 participants.