Onsite Professional Learning
and Development Workshops

On-site workshops that are:

Easy to Schedule

Relevant to staff needs.

Interesting and informative.

Designed to promote cooperation

Half and Full-Day Courses

Keys to Successful
Verbal De-escalation

De-escalation can be a crucial skill for anyone working in education. The use of de-escalation can often help prevent crisis and the need for physical intervention. This workshop will cover the proper mindset, approach, and methods to help staff de-escalate a variety of situations.

Behavior Management
Through Relationships

When asked, many educators have agreed that managing student behavior is much easier when a positive relationships exist. Educators have also stated that positive relationships can be formed. This course will focus on how that can be accomplished.

Secrets to Handling
Difficult Students

The job of an educator is not an easy one. Working with difficult students day in and day out can be challenging for even the most experienced. This training will cover effective strategies staff can start using immediately to help with the challenges presented to them.

Crisis Prevention
For The Classroom

Student behavioral crisis could include tantrums, physical aggression, attempts at self-injury, or flight from a room or the building. One way to deal with behavioral crisis is to try and prevent it from occurring in the first place. And that is what this course will concentrate on.

Empowering Students
To Succeed

The Empowering Students To Succeed course is designed to guide staff in helping students become more positive, accountable and self-reliant. To help students develop patience and trust in the learning process. And to encourage asking questions.

Crucial Skills for Working
With Special Needs Students

Working with special needs while rewarding, can also present unique challenges for staff. This course will focus on staff and student safety, improving communication, and taking a more empathetic approach. Participants will also be provide with best practice guidelines.

Some of Our Customers

Chicopee Public Schools

Longmeadow Public Schools

The Valley West School

Oxford Public Schools

Embracing The Creative Child

Palmer Public Schools

East Longmeadow Public Schools

Hampshire Regional School District

Hatfield Public Schools

Springfield Prep Charter

Belchertown Public Schools

Hadley Public Schools

Pathfinder Regional Vocational

Ludlow Public Schools

South Hadley Public Schools

Workshop Participant Comments

Excellent program and excellent speaker. I got a lot of information from it.

"We should have more teacher professional days like this one! The best, to date!."

"This is the most organized, well prepared, and thorough PD I have ever attended. Thank you very much!"

"The training covered what I needed."

"The training went well and I feel that the instructor kept students on task and focused so it will be done correctly."

"It was really good. Exceeded my expectations."

Frequently Asked

No. We will bring our own audio visual equipment.

No. We will bring all handouts.

Groups of approximately 10 - 30 participants would be ideal.


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At PD day training we understand the daily difficulties and challenges educators can face. That's why we’re committed to providing both on-site workshops and online courses that are relevant, engaging, and thought provoking. The type of training that people can connect with and implement right away.

The courses offered have been influenced by the feedback and suggestions receieved from school administrators, educators, and subject matter experts who we’ve had the privilege of working with for nearly 20 years. For this we are grateful.


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