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Delivering Online SIM™ Professional Development Webinar


Attention SIM Professional Developers! Will you be delivering SIM Professional Development online this summer? Would you like to learn alongside your fellow SIM Professional Developers how to enhance your skills in providing professional learning experiences for teachers in a virtual environment?

Pattie Noonan photoOn May 29th from 11:30-1:00 CST, researchers from three KUCRL research teams will collaborate to engage participants in a conversation about how to maintain high quality professional development standards in an online setting.

  • Pattie Noonan, co-director of the Research Collaboration, will share an updated version of the much-used and appreciated Observation Checklist for High Quality Professional Development (Gaumer Erickson, A.S., Noonan, P.M., Ault, M., Monroe, K., & Brussow, J. (2020).Observation checklist for high-quality professional development [Version 3].Center for Research on Learning, University of Kansas. with examples specific to online PD.
  • Irma Brasseur-Hock, co-director of the Institute for Research on Adolescent Literacy, has been providing online instruction for master level teachers (KU Department of Special Educatio) for several years and will share examples of effective practices to engage participants.
  • Jocelyn Washburn, director of the Professional Development Research Institute (CRL’s home of the SIM Network), will share SIM-specific resources to assist professional developers in designing their online sessions and guidance on using digitial SIM materials as well as facilitate Q & A and dialogue on planning PD.

This webinar is FREE to Active SIM Professional Developers (valued at $100/person). Visit to update your StrateWorks today. When you update your StrateWorks, the active status period will extend through August 2021.

Can’t attend? Register so you can view the recorded webinar and receive the handouts at a later date.

Register by May 27th by clicking here:

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