May 21 Updates

The WTU's Fall 2020 Professional Development Courses are Open for Registration.

All Fall 2020 Courses will be offered on-line.

Click here to see our Fall Line-Up and Register.


These are the WTU Professional Development courses that begin this month:


Don't Let Certification Sneak Up On You!

For those who received an extension until March 2021 to recertify, the deadline will be here before you know it. The WTU is here to support you as you pursue recertification and/or an education promotion. Register now for quality, research-based, peer-to-peer professional development with the Washington Teachers' Union. 

When you recertify, please bear in mind that it may take 10-12 weeks to process so please make sure you submit materials for certification at least 3 months prior to your license expiration date. 

OSSE Educator Credentialing & Certification: https://osse.dc.gov/ed-credentials


Tech Tool Tuesdays (every Tuesday at 5-6:30pm)

Please join the WTU Professional Development Instructors for Tech Tool Tuesdays. As we prepare for both the known and unknown of 2020-2021, get ahead of the curve with these workshops that explore best practices in online learning. Click here to explore the weekly topics and to register. You can join for one or multiple sessions.


Lessons on TV

The Washington Teachers' Union is pleased to announce that we will be continuing to provide Lessons on TV during the fall semester to help support students and families during this difficult time. Through our partnership with Fox 5, the WTU will air 30-minute lessons each weekday on Fox Plus, WDCA. We hope you'll volunteer to teach a lesson. Please click here to sign-up to receive additional information.

This fall, we plan to offer courses on a number of timely issues. In the coming weeks, we hope to emphasize lessons around Civic Engagement and Voting, Digital Citizenship and a number of other topics. Of course, we're open to your suggestions as well. Again, please click here to express interest in learning more and teaching a lesson. Please contact Sarah Elwell at [email protected] if you have any questions.

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