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Instructional Best Practices

Instructional Best Practices


Bureau of Education & Research (BER) is the leading provider of staff development and training resources for educators in North America. Founded by educators in 1976, the Bureau has grown to provide national and regional training programs across the entire United States and Canada.   

Center for Collaborative Classroom - nonprofit educational organization dedicated to providing continuous professional learning for teachers and curricula that support the academic, ethical, and social development of children. The organization brings to bear 51 years of collective experience from two leading educational nonprofit organizations: Developmental Studies Center (DSC) and Cornerstone Literacy, Inc. (CLI).

Design 2015 - is a learning grant aimed at blending best practices from the last century with those of the 21st century for the purposes of increasing student performance, redefining optimal learning, and ensuring that quality learning occurs for all young people enrolled in our schools.

RESPONSIVE CLASSROOM - A widely used, research-backed approach to elementary education that increases academic achievement, decreases problem behaviors, improves social skills, and leads to more high-quality instruction.

STAFF DEVELOPMENT FOR EDUCATORS (SDE) - Learn real-world strategies and practical classroom-proven techniques at SDE's teacher workshops, teacher conferences, and online training programs. Plus, take advantage of on-site/in-service training—professional development that comes to your school or district!


Virginia Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (VASCD), an affiliate of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development is an organization committed to excellence in education by providing programs and services to promote quality instruction for lifelong learning.


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