Professional Learning

SD Catholic Schools - Updated 6.13.18

Welcome to the Professional Learning Page!

Please send any Professional Learning opportunities to the Office for Schools so we can share them with other Catholic School Teachers. Let's learn and grow together! Send to Julie:

In Person Professional Learning

Join the SD Catholic Summer Book Study!

The Innovator’s Mindset is the belief that abilities, intelligence, and talents are developed so they lead to the creation of new and better ideas. – George Couros

Interested in exploring this principle? Join our SD Catholic Summer Book Study! We will be reading The Innovator's Mindset by George Couros.

Standards-Referenced Grading Workshop - August 21

This workshop is customized to meet the needs of our diocese. It is open to schools already using SRG as well as schools that are considering moving toward SRG. Dr. Jeannie Iberlin from Marzano and Associates will be facilitating this session. Click here to register.

Reading in Other Content Areas - Middle & High School Teachers

Did you attend Jennifer Currie's (from SDCOE) session at our PLD days on ELA in content areas? Check out this intensive professional learning to continue this work! (Not just for new teachers!)

Free PD for CA Private School Teachers

The California Private School Advisory Committee and California Department of Education have announced a set of professional development offerings specifically earmarked for private school educators. Dates and venues will be listed as they are added.

Upcoming Conferences (In or around SD)

Webinars & Online Courses

General Education Topics

Catholic Identity


Curriculum Mapping

NGSS & Other Science Topics


Design Thinking