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Tuition change in 2024 and grandfathered discount: $349 per person for 2023 iterations and $399 per person for 2024 iterations.
The work of teaching is artful, complex, and situated in context. But the pace of teaching can keep excellent practice shrouded in mystery. As teachers navigate a given day – planning their lessons, making thousands of in-the-moment decisions, and supporting students, colleagues, and families – their individual strengths power their classrooms. Yet, to deepen their own practice and that of others, educators need to be able to share their knowledge, insights, and questions. They need to make what is intangible, tangible.
Articulating the Intangibles of Teaching: Aligning Your Purpose and Practice for Instructional Leadership is designed to help you make the intangible elements of teaching practice clear and accessible. By aligning your purpose and practice, you will be able to improve your own teaching. And you’ll be able to define and share your language of practice with students, parents, and colleagues.
Given the dynamic nature of the classroom, you need to work skillfully to provide your students with the best instruction possible. To do that, you must also ensure that you get the support you need. Defining and understanding your purpose helps you become a better teacher or teacher leader. And it provides crucial support as you face uncertainty and competing demands.
In this course, you’ll join Harvard faculty, who work directly with beginning and veteran teachers to hone their teaching and instructional leadership practice. You’ll contribute your own expertise and learn from your fellow practitioners as you address the following questions:
The course is divided into six one-week modules that traverse the layers of practice that inform great teaching. Each week consists of approximately three hours of online work and one practice challenge, during which you’ll apply learning in your real-world context. Through the weekly modules you’ll uncover the why, what, and how of your instruction. And you’ll excavate the intangibles of teaching to align mission, vision, methods, decisions, and student work in a comprehensive, personal language of practice.
Professional Education is excited to offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for your successful participation in this program. The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) is a nationally and internationally recognized unit of measurement for non-credit continuing education programs. As an IACET Accredited Provider, Professional Education offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard.
Requirements to be eligible to earn CEUs:
Upon successfully meeting all requirements outlined above, you will be notified via email that you have A) earned the certificate of completion for the program and B) are now eligible to earn CEUs. This email will contain the link to complete the required reflection assignment if you wish to receive CEUs, along with a submission deadline and time frame for receiving your CEUs. After submitting your reflection assignment, we will notify you via email of your CEU status, and if you have met all requirements, you will be able to download and view your CEU certificate at this point in time. ILC modules are eligible for 2 CEUs.
Note: Professional Education is accredited by the International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard. IACET is recognized internationally as a standard development organization and accrediting body that promotes the quality of continuing education and training.
Noah Heller focuses on developing effective approaches to practice-based teacher education, teacher leadership and learning, and mathematics pedagogy.
Starting in 2024, ILC course tuition will be adjusted to $399 per person per course. However, if you have already taken at least one ILC course before or in 2023, you will continue enjoying the price of $349 per person per course for all iterations during 2024 through the use of a discount code. The code will be shared with all eligible participants via email. If you are eligible and don’t have it, please contact us so we can send it to you again. Click here for instructions on how to apply the code.