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An online tool that facilitates the work
of professional learning communities

Codie Finalist
  • “It’s a great professional learning tool providing ‘just in time PD’ and continues to be a great resource as we roll out professional learning teams across the school. The short videos enable deep professional dialogue and robust discussions.” —Tony Maksoud, Grand Avenue State School, Australia

  • Mary Kay Radavich“The access to the videos for professional development has been amazing!
    We love it!
    —Mary Kay Radavich, director of STEM and PLCs, Cartwright School District, Arizona

  • Becky Gerdes“Global PD is a tool that sets the foundation for staff to collaborate about students’ learning through the development of common formative assessments, leading teams to have rich discussions, ask critical questions, and share strategies so that all students are getting what they need."—Becky Gerdes, principal, Piedmont Elementary School, Minnesota

  • Richard DuFour“Global PD is the only technology tool on the market that is based on and completely aligned with the PLC at Work™ process.—The PLC at Work™ champions

  • “Thanks to technology and Global PD, we can instantly analyze our students' data not only as the school as a whole, but by each grade level, by each classroom, and by each individual student.” —Stephanie Larsen, teacher, Piedmont Elementary School, Minnesota




Best Collaborative Social Media Solution for Educators


Best Professional Learning Solution for K-20 Faculty and Administrative Staff


EdTech Digest Cool Tool Award


2016 Awards of Excellence, Tech & Learning

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The power to improve is in your hands with Global PD

  • Designed with educational experts such as Bob Marzano, Rebecca DuFour, Mike Mattos and Richard DuFour.
  • Access hundreds of videos and resources from top authors for sustained, job-embedded professional development.
  • Receive on-demand, personalized webinar-coaching from certified experts.
  • Use online tools to unpack standards, build common assessments, review team data and manage interventions.


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1. What is it we expect our students to learn?

Using desktops, laptops, or tablets, teams can identify essential standards, create student-friendly learning targets, and build common assessments.

2. How will we know when they have learned it?

Common assessments can be automatically graded via computer camera or browser. Based on their scores, students can be grouped by proficiency level. Rich charts and graphs enable teams to analyze data student by student and skill by skill.

3. How will we respond when some students do not learn?

School leaders can manage master schedules to create systematic processes for intervention. Teams can then easily group students into appropriate intervention sessions based on proficiency and need. During interventions, teachers can provide evidence of proficiency, keep notes on students, and mark students for follow-up.

4. How will we respond when some students already know it?

Global PD automatically identifies students who are above proficiency by skill, allowing teams to group those students into targeted enrichment sessions and track their progress using online collaboration tools.

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Provide job-embedded PD by giving teachers access to the largest library of PLC videos and books in the world. Videos are less than 20 minutes and books can be browsed by chapter to accommodate your team’s busy schedules. Teachers can refresh their knowledge of PLCs from experts like Richard DuFour, Rebecca DuFour, Robert Eaker, Mike Mattos, and others.

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