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Professional Development

NCSD offers a wide variety of professional development opportunities for employees to help them learn and grow professionally. This includes learning opportunities such as new employee orientation, new faculty mentoring, ongoing professional learning, compliance training and job-required training such as Mandt, CPR/AED, and OSHA. In addition, some of these opportunities are offered for Professional Teaching Standards Board (PTSB) and/or enrichment credit.

Professional Learning Courses and Training

NCSD courses and trainings are listed online and participants register online as well.

Please visit our Online Course Catalog through Professional Learning and log in with your Active Directory information (firstname#### and 12 character password) for job required trainings (Mandt, CPR, ABD, OSHA, etc.) as well as course offerings in NCSD. District Employees can also find Professional Learning in their Clever Portal.

If you need help on how to use the catalog to enroll please read here.

Current Opportunities for Professional Development

  • TeachUNITED School Accelerator Program Accelerator Program Administrator PathwayAdministrator Pathway empowers school and district leaders to master the most effective and impactful strategies for supporting sustainable school improvement. The asynchronous online program guides you through embedding these best teaching practices in your daily work with your staff as the leader of change and growth at your school.
  • Natural Science Educator WorkshopThis fun, hands-on workshop featuring the award-winning curricula of Project Learning Tree, Project WILD, and Project WET will be taking place April 9th & 10th in Casper.
  • Grand Canyon University Master of Arts in Reading Cohort By earning your Master of Arts at Grand Canyon University, you can position yourself to advance while also strengthening your teaching practice. GCU offers master's degrees conveniently 100% online, which is a great way for busy professionals like you to reach your goals. Take advantage of these benefits: Education Scholarship at 18% off tuition, One class at-a-time format, Six-week classes. Reading: Emphasis in Elementary Education online cohort starts April 21, 2022. Join fellow educators in grades K-6 as we examine behavioral and cognitive science, corrective reading strategies and advanced practices within leadership and coaching. TEACH Grant eligible for qualified candidates. Alights with the standards of the International Literacy Association. Rigorous curriculum emphasizes equal access to literacy among diverse students. Planning, developing, and evaluating reading curricula. Contact Jenni Zimmer at 602-247-4786 or to learn more information about enrolling for the next start date. Call or text to 970-250-2476 or schedule an advising appointment.
  • Casper College Continuing Education CatalogFind Casper College's opportunities for Community Education and Workforce Training and Development.

Opportunities for Professional Development in NCSD


District Mentoring

The district offers a three year mentoring program in support of new certified faculty. For details and content related to the NCSD Mentoring Program please visit the NCSD Mentors website here.