Distance Learning

The CS4NorCal Project has partnered with ISTE, a nationally-recognized provider of educational technology professional learning, to provide no-cost opportunities for K-12 teachers in Lassen, Modoc, Siskiyou, Glenn, Plumas, Shasta and Sacramento counties.

ISTE Online Teaching Institute

Transform your online teaching skills in just a few hours!

The Online Teaching Academy and these self-paced microcourses from ISTE U help K-12 educators learn foundational online learning principles so that they are prepared to teach online.

Educators will learn how to move beyond a simple understanding of how tools work to applying research-based principles for effective online and blended learning practices.

  • Spend just two hours to finish each course.

  • Complete these skills-based courses at your own pace.

  • Earn a certificate of completion for each microcourse.

Learn more at https://www.iste.org/isteu/microcourses

ISTE Certification for Educators

What is ISTE Certification?

ISTE Certification for Educators will help you rethink and redesign instruction with technology to engage students in real-world learning, and give you a deep understanding of the ISTE Standards. This competency-based, vendor-neutral certification recognizes your knowledge of using technology for learning in meaningful and transformative ways.

Why get ISTE certified?

ISTE Certification challenges you to stretch yourself as an educator and positions you as an expert among your colleagues. Becoming ISTE certified:

  • Expands your teaching skill set.

  • Helps you face the ever-changing education landscape with confidence.

  • Connects you to a community of education change-makers.

  • Deepens your understanding of the ISTE Standards.

With your certification in hand, you’ll earn the recognition you deserve for your technology leadership skills. And you’ll also be prepared to support your teacher network in integrating tech for all of the right reasons!

When will the CS4NorCal Cohort Begin?

Coming January 2021!

Live virtual sessions will be held between 7:30PM EST and 9:30PM EST on the dates listed below. Please note that attendance during each of these sessions is required to successfully complete this program.

  • Program Start & Pre-Work: January 11, 2021

  • Virtual Sessions:

    • January 18, 2021

    • February 2, 2021

    • February 18, 2021

    • March 10, 2021

    • April 1, 2021

The portfolio phase will begin on April 16, 2021, with the final portfolio deadline falling in October 2021.

Learn more at https://www.iste.org/learn/iste-certification

Ready to Participate?

Please submit a response to the Interest Form to participate in the ISTE Online Teaching Institute, ISTE Certification Cohort, or both by 5:00 PST on Friday, January 8th, 2021.