A pathway to celebrate improved student results!

In response to the growing need for data literate teachers and education leaders, TERC is pleased to offer an online opportunity for educators to learn about Using Data for Meaningful Classroom Change via our virtual professional development venue. This online course draws from TERC’s proven face-to-face professional development offerings—incorporating research-based, data-focused continuous improvement processes, tools, and practices. 

Using Data for Meaningful Classroom Change provides teaching professionals with the strategies and tools needed to systematically evaluate and analyze student data and subsequently implement and monitor action plans in order to improve student performance.

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  • Participate as an individual or a team (team participation recommended)
  • Self-selected start date 
  • Self-paced
  • Time commitment: The course is based on 50 hours of sustained engagement with opportunities for ongoing training and support.
  • Activity mix: readings, best-practice video clips, case study models, online postings/reflections/interactions, field-based application/practice, development of action plans and effectiveness assessments using templates provided


For School or District Purchases 

Districts seeking additional assistance in preparing school administrators to lead and support the use of data and/or implementation assistance (on site or virtual) to ensure the impact of data use on student growth, contact Using Data at 617 873-9639. Districts may also be eligible for group discounts for the online course. 

For Individual Purchases

Using Data for Meaningful Classroom Change with CEU Credits
Cost: $279

  • Certificates confirming 45 clock hours of professional development provided upon completion. Ask your district for prior approval to use courses for state license renewal requirements 

Using Data for Meaningful Classroom Change
Cost: $359 

  • Approved for 1 graduate credit by Adams State College*
    ($304 to KDS and $55 for Credit to Adams State College) 

Using Data for Meaningful Classroom Change with Coaching
Cost: $455

Using Data for Meaningful Classroom Change with Coaching
Cost: $499

  • Approved for 3 graduate professional development credits by the University of North Dakota's College of Education and Human Development, and regionally accredited through the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

*Adams State College is accredited by Teacher Education Accreditation Council and the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.You will need to fill out and submit the Adams State University Online Registration Form upon successful completion of the program.