Professional Development Opportunities from SMART
Because we value education, we're committed to supporting educators with a broad range of professional development experiences for everyone in the education spectrum, from administrators to teachers. And the flexible nature allows everyone to get the most out of SMART's professional development options, regardless of learning style, skill level, time constraints or budget, and come away better prepared to lead technology rollouts, teach students and improve learning outcomes.
Professional Development for Administrators
SMART Webinar Series for Administrators and Technology Coordinators
This new series of complimentary webinars addresses current issues of interest to administrators and technology coordinators. These webinars offer online learning opportunities on topics including budgeting for technology, ways to make the most of your stimulus dollars, and how to prepare teachers for technology-enabled classrooms. Administrators like you will be sharing their best practices and experiences during these sessions. Register for an upcoming live webinar or listen to past webinars on-demand.
Best Practices For Technology Implementation Session
Implementing technology is a complex undertaking. This session focuses on a model that will assist an organization to analyze and plan for technology implementation, professional development, and technical support. This self-paced online session can be accessed through creating an account on SMART’s Learning Management System (LMS).
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Learning Matters Seminars
SMART’s Learning Matters seminars bring together leaders in education to share their experiences and best practices for implementing classroom technology for student success. These seminars provide an opportunity to meet and hear from highly respected individuals with a long history and deep understanding of what it takes to successfully roll out technology in education and effectively support it with content, resources and professional development. Learning Matters is for education administrators and technology coordinators at the school-, district- and state-levels. To inquire about our upcoming Learning Matters seminars please contact email@example.com
Train AnywhereGet SMART On-line
Quick reference guides that you can print and take with you, two-minute tutorials, recorded and live training sessions led by our staff.
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Get SMART On-Tour
Attend a Training event near you. Our instructional staff goes on-tour to bring training courses for all levels, from beginners to experts, to a city near you.
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Get SMART On-Site
Our trainers at your location. We offer both half and full day training classes to get you started. We also offer a full- or two-day train-the-trainer course for on-staff trainers that will enable them to help others within your organization master the basics of SMART Board interactive whiteboards.
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Train for All Budgets
SMART training is also available in person from our training staff. We host events at locations near you throughout the year. We can also come to your location.
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Training Certification program
Technical & Installation training
Training by ProductJust like the applications you use daily on your computer, SMART's products have features designed to help you achieve better results. We provide customized training so you can discover features that will enable you to use SMART’s technology tools more effectively.
In a survey of our training customers, we learned that 100 percent of respondents have increased their use of the product through training and use it continually. Eighty percent of respondents said that they are pleased with their use, because the training helped them find a way to use the SMART Board interactive whiteboard better.
We offer training and professional development for all skill levels on the following products:
- SMART Board™ interactive whiteboards
- SMART Notebook software
- SMART Notebook SE (Student Edition) software
- SMART Response
- SMART Table
- SMART Document Camera
- Airliner™ wireless slate
- SMART Ideas™ concept-mapping software
- SMART Sync classroom management software