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PLU Courses
by Kathy Heiman - Thursday, 31 July 2014, 9:12 AM


APT IQ Learn Online offers 6 ACLD-approved PLU professional development courses for administrative certificate holders. 

*The next PLU courses will be offered in fall 2014. Registration will open on September 22nd. Check back often for more information and newly approved course offerings!

The PLU course topics are:

  • "Flipped" Classroom Instruction 
  • Stakeholder & Community Relationships 
  • Bullying Prevention
  • Creating a Positive School Climate through Classroom Management
  • Common Core Transition & Implementation Planning
  • Using Digital Resources to... Enhance the Curriculum

To learn more about these online PLU professional development courses and for registration information, click on the icon (in the upper right hand corner of this screen) to open the document.  Also, visit to learn more. Courses are offered on a rotational basis in fall (Oct./Nov.), winter (Jan.), spring (Mar./Apr.) and summer (July).


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Journey Proud Resources
by Kathy Heiman - Friday, 27 June 2014, 4:06 PM

Journey Proud is APT's documentary series highlighting the people, customs, and folk traditions of Alabama. Hosted by Joey Brackner, Director of the Alabama Center for Traditional Culture, Journey Proud canvases the state documenting Alabama’s diverse cultural heritage.

Click here to visit the Journey Proud website and watch the documentaries.

Also check out the teacher resources available for the Journey Proud series.

Click this link to access the resources  Journey Proud Teacher Resources.

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FACS Teachers Community of Practice - A source of information & exchange of ideas
by Lynne Meeks - Friday, 27 June 2014, 3:52 PM

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Alabama FACS Teachers,  join the Community of Practice on APT IQ Learn Online.

Click on this link  -Family and Consumer Science Community of Practice - to access the site. 

Contact Judy Brown, FACS Specialist at the ALSDE, or Kathy Heiman and/or Lynne Meeks at APT  if you have any questions about this online communtiy where FACS teachers can locate important information, share lesson plans, and discover new resources. You can also locate summer conference materials in the community.

Here are email addresses for contacting us for further help or information:

 Judy Brown

Kathy Heiman

Lynne Meeks

(Edited by Kathy Heiman - original submission Thursday, 19 June 2014, 11:23 AM)

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