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Free Micro Course: An Exploration into Advocating for Yourself and Your Students

Teachers’ voices are essential to the success of K–12 education. But with so many competing commitments and demands coming from every direction, it’s all too common for your needs as an educator to get swept aside. In this free PD course, you will discover how to make your voice clear and effective in your efforts to get what you and your students need most, including strategies for saying no to untimely requests.

Earning you 3 PD hours, this no-cost micro course empowers you to alleviate the pressure of having to please everyone so you can focus on wellness and your students’ academic success.

Learning Outcomes:

This free micro course enables you to:

  • Improve foundational practices for effective advocacy, such as relationship building, documentation, and expectation setting.
  • Research key concepts, responsibilities, and resources to help yourself and your students become better advocates.
  • Assess resources and organizations that can help you meet common educational needs and social supports.

Upon completion of this micro course, you will receive a certificate from Advancement Courses notating that you’ve received 3 PD hours, at no cost to you.

Applicability of professional development hours varies from state to state. Please follow your district or governing body’s approval process to verify acceptance. Though we are an approved provider in IL, MT, NY, PA, and WA, these states require additional reporting not available in our micro courses.

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