Teq Attracts Record Number of Teachers to its Online Professional Development

Participation in Teq Online PD increases to new high as teachers see huge value in meeting state-mandated PD requirements online.

Huntington Station, New York, UNITED STATES


Huntington Station, NY, June 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Teq (www.teq.com), the leading provider of K12 professional development for educational technology, is experiencing a new high in monthly participation for its online professional development platform, Teq Online PDTM. In June, the number of online PD courses taken has increased to a monthly high of over 6,000 courses. 

Teq Online PD has over 900 courses available on today's most popular classroom technologies and has a customer satisfaction rating of 98.4%. Each course is surveyed for customer feedback. Popular sessions on Teq Online PD include Google and STEM courses, as well as new offerings for special education and supporting English Language Learners (ELL).  

“When you look at Teq, and the different types of professional development they offer, they really fit with us,” says Angelo Zegarelli, head of the Henry Viscardi School in Albertson, New York. “[Teq Online PD] helps us utilize technology to enhance the teaching and learning process.” Based on the new PD requirements from New York State, Mr. Zegarelli says, “We are now able to offer a service to our staff.”  

Teq Online PD is approved by most states as a way for teachers to fulfill their yearly professional development requirements. "Teachers have found Teq to be a valuable resource to meet their mandated requirements," said Teq's Director of eLearning, Joseph Sanfilippo. For a complete list of the states where Teq is an approved professional development provider, visit the online map at http://www.teq.com/ctle-approved/

One of the features that sets Teq Online PD apart is providing a dedicated PD Specialist to assist their K12 customers in deploying their online PD to individual teachers. "District administrators appreciate having a member of our PD team walk them through the experience," said Teq CLO and former district superintendent Robert-Wayne Harris. "Each school is assigned one of our educational technology experts who supports them throughout their subscription. They visit the school when needed, provide instant help online or on the phone, work with individual teachers, and create customized PD plans based on the school's technology goals."  

Subscriptions to Teq Online PD include access to nOwTM Instructional Support, Teq's on-demand service for educators that provide live video chat, web chat, email, or scheduled appointments at the push of a button. This service is designed to assist educators in need of immediate assistance with their instructional technologies. 

Educators can receive a live demonstration of Teq Online PD at ISTE 2017 in San Antonio, Texas at booth 432. Teq is hosting live professional development sessions throughout the conference and is participating in both the Google and SMART Technologies booths. To view Teq's complete ISTE presentation schedule, visit www.teq.com/events/iste-2017-june-26-june-28/, and to learn more about Teq Online PD, visit onlinepd.teq.com. You can follow Teq on Twitter (@TeqPD) for our latest updates. 

About Teq  

Teq supports outcomes by evaluating and delivering products and services for the educational environment. To learn more about Teq, visit www.teq.com


        

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