Professional Development

Strafford Learning Center values professional development as fundamental to the success of the organization and to living our mission. Professional development increases staff knowledge and professional skills, deepens their understanding and appreciation of the varied needs of students, and enhances their capacity to facilitate the learning and success of all students.

Strafford Learning Center recognizes that high quality professional development that improves the learning of all students is:

Driven by the results of a regular and systematic analysis of a variety of data and information on student learning

Focused on the effective implementation of research-based educational practices

Responsive to the unique needs of school districts and adult learners

 We offer custom designed professional development offerings for school districts or organizations.  Examples of professional development workshops we offer are:

  • Assistive Technology
  • School-wide Information System (SWIS)
  • Trauma-informed Schools
  • Impact of Poverty
  • Sensory Processing
  • Behavior Basics
  • Extended Learning Opportunities
  • Results Oriented Transition Planning
  • Aligning IEP Goals to NH College and Career Ready Standards
  • Apps for Achieving Educational Success
  • De-escalation Strategies
  • Effective Practice for Students with Vision Impairment and Multiple Disabilities
  • Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Training
  • Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports

For more information on arranging a customized professional development workshop or offering, please contact Strafford Learning Center, 692-4411