Academic Innovations Professional Development
Professional Development Supported by Academic Innovations

Online Workshop Opportunities
If none of these dates work for you, please request your own workshop and we will work with you.


Career Choices Series Workshops and Webinars
Please note: The Career Choices series is the foundational 'Get Focused' course for the Get Focused...Stay Focused!® program.

Whole-School Get Focused Stay Focused Program Workshops and Webinars
My10yearPlan.com® and Technical Support Webinars
 

Getting Started 6-Hour Career Choices Series Implementation Workshop

A Hands-On Exploration of the Career Choices Series Curriculum and My10yearPlan.com® for Instructors and Administrators of a 'Get Focused' Course
The tips, strategies, tools, and resources explored in this six-hour workshop will make your course planning and implementation not only easy but, more important, enjoyable and rewarding for both you and your students. PLUS, you will have facilitated planning and prep with the certified trainer. Fee includes copies of the main text and instructor’s guide.
Price per person $149.00, $134.00*, $129.00**
Date Days of Week Time (Both Days) Register
July 25-26, 2024 Thursday & Friday 9:00 AM-12:00 PM PST Registration Closed
August 06-07, 2024 Tuesday & Wednesday 9:00 AM-12:00 PM PST Register Now
August 15-16, 2024 Thursday & Friday 9:00 AM-12:00 PM PST Register Now
August 29-30, 2024 Thursday & Friday 9:00 AM-12:00 PM PST Register Now
September 12-13, 2024 Thursday & Friday 9:00 AM-12:00 PM PST Register Now
September 17-18, 2024 Tuesday & Wednesday 12:00 PM-3:00 PM PST Register Now
October 08-09, 2024 Tuesday & Wednesday 9:00 AM-12:00 PM PST Register Now
October 08-09, 2024 Tuesday & Wednesday 12:00 PM-3:00 PM PST Register Now
October 17-18, 2024 Thursday & Friday 9:00 AM-12:00 PM PST Register Now
Please register for the workshop at least 7 days prior to allow time for materials to be sent to you by mail. If you register for a training less than 7 days prior, we will contact you to reschedule so you are able to make the most of your professional development.

If our dates don’t work for you please complete the host your own survey and we will work with you.

Getting Started 3-Hour Overview Workshop

A Walk Through the Career Choices Series Curriculum and My10yearPlan.com® for Administrators and Support Staff of a 'Get Focused' Course
As part of our Getting Started series, these three-hour online workshops will provide an overview of the various tools and resources that will make your job of planning and implementing a Career Choices series course efficient and effective. This session is fast-paced, leaving little time for in-depth discussion, which makes it ideal for administrators, counselors, and experienced Career Choices series instructors who want a refresher. It is recommended that new instructors attend the six-hour implementation workshop in order to have more time for discussing, planning, and processing.
Price per person $99.00, $89.00*, $89.00**
Date Day of Week Time Register
July 25, 2024 Thursday 9:00 AM-12:00 PM PST Registration Closed
August 06, 2024 Tuesday 9:00 AM-12:00 PM PST Register Now
August 15, 2024 Thursday 9:00 AM-12:00 PM PST Register Now
August 29, 2024 Thursday 9:00 AM-12:00 PM PST Register Now
September 12, 2024 Thursday 9:00 AM-12:00 PM PST Register Now
September 17, 2024 Tuesday 12:00 PM-3:00 PM PST Register Now
October 03, 2024 Thursday 9:00 AM-12:00 PM PST Register Now
October 08, 2024 Tuesday 12:00 PM-3:00 PM PST Register Now
October 17, 2024 Thursday 9:00 AM-12:00 PM PST Register Now
Please register for the workshop at least 7 days prior to allow time for materials to be sent to you by mail. If you register for a training less than 7 days prior, we will contact you to reschedule so you are able to make the most of your professional development.

2-Hour TIPS Workshop for Experienced Instructors (TIPS: Teaching Insights, Practices, and Solutions)

Explore the Newest Resources, Tools, and Strategies to Enrich Your Career Choices Series Course and Make Your Job Easier and More Rewarding
Learn about technology tools that will help you grade, evaluate, motivate, and engage your students. This two-hour session will save you hours and hours of prep—so you can spend more time connecting with your students.
Price per person $49.00
Date Day of Week Time Register
July 30, 2024 Tuesday 1:00 PM-3:00 PM PST Registration Closed
August 14, 2024 Wednesday 7:00 AM-9:00 AM PST Register Now
August 27, 2024 Tuesday 1:00 PM-3:00 PM PST Register Now
September 11, 2024 Wednesday 1:00 PM-3:00 PM PST Register Now
September 27, 2024 Friday 7:00 AM-9:00 AM PST Register Now
October 11, 2024 Friday 7:00 AM-9:00 AM PST Register Now
Please register for the workshop at least 7 days prior to allow time for materials to be sent to you by mail. If you register for a training less than 7 days prior, we will contact you to reschedule so you are able to make the most of your professional development.

Getting Started 3-Hour 'Stay Focused' Follow-Up Module Implementation Workshop

An Overview of the Get Focused…Stay Focused!® Follow-Up Modules and the Strategies for Implementation
This overview workshop provides a comprehensive look at the Get Focused...Stay Focused!® Follow-Up Modules and explores a variety of strategies for implementation. Designed to equip instructors and administrators with the tools and knowledge to successfully integrate the Follow-Up Modules into 10th, 11th, and/or 12th grade classes, you’ll also gain insights into the online, on-demand professional development resources available for each module, ensuring that every instructor incorporating this material into their academic courses has ready access to support. The fee for this workshop includes copies of the instructor’s guide and the student workbook.
Price per person $149.00, $134.00*, $139.00**
Date Day of Week Time Register
August 05, 2024 Monday 8:30 AM-11:30 AM PST Register Now
August 20, 2024 Tuesday 1:00 PM-4:00 PM PST Register Now
September 05, 2024 Thursday 7:30 AM-10:30 PM PST Register Now
September 19, 2024 Thursday 9:30 AM-12:30 PM PST Register Now
Please register for the workshop at least 7 days prior to allow time for materials to be sent to you by mail. If you register for a training less than 7 days prior, we will contact you to reschedule so you are able to make the most of your professional development.

Webinars Covering Special Topics

30- to 90-Minute Sessions Providing In-Depth Information on Topics to Enrich Your Career Choices Series Course
Topics include: How to Make the Most of the Online Class Agendas; What's New in My10yearPlan.com® Strategies for Getting Whole-School Buy-In; and How to Implement an Independent Study Course. Watch your newsletter for details on additional topics. These webinars are complimentary for customers of Academic Innovations, but pre-registration is required to ensure you receive login details.
Date Title Time Register
July 24, 2024 Online Class Agendas: Increase Student and Instructor Engagement with Efficiency and Effectiveness 7:00 AM-9:00 AM PST Registration Closed
Please register for the workshop at least 7 days prior to allow time for materials to be sent to you by mail. If you register for a training less than 7 days prior, we will contact you to reschedule so you are able to make the most of your professional development.

Best Practice Webinars

Time-Tested Tips and Strategies from Instructors and Administrators Who Have Implemented the Get Focused Stay Focused Program
These sessions highlight educators with 5 to 10 years of experience with the program who, through their own ingenuity, have developed systems and strategies to significantly impact their students' lives. You'll come away with a wealth of ideas to enhance your program's success. Each session is an opportunity not to be missed! These webinars are complimentary for customers of Academic Innovations, but pre-registration is required to ensure you receive login details.
Date Title Time Register
August 08, 2024 Building a Comprehensive Get Focused Stay Focused Pathway with Arvin High School 9:00 AM-10:00 AM PST Register Now
August 12, 2024 A Look at Wheatland Union High School And their GFSF/Pirate Focus Program 10:00 AM-11:00 AM PST Register Now
Please register for the workshop at least 7 days prior to allow time for materials to be sent to you by mail. If you register for a training less than 7 days prior, we will contact you to reschedule so you are able to make the most of your professional development.

2-Hour Middle School Workshop

A Walk-Through of the Building a Bridge to Your Future Curriculum for Instructors and Administrators
This overview workshop will introduce instructors and administrators to the tools and knowledge needed to successfully implement the Building a Bridge to Your Future curriculum and support middle school students in their transition into high school. Fee includes copies of the instructor’s guide and the student workbook.
Price per person $129.00, $116.00*, $119.00**
Date Day of Week Time Register
July 24, 2024 Wednesday 9:30 AM-11:30 AM PST Registration Closed
July 31, 2024 Wednesday 9:30 AM-11:30 AM PST Registration Closed
August 09, 2024 Friday 9:30 AM-11:30 AM PST Register Now
August 13, 2024 Tuesday 9:00 AM-11:00 AM PST Register Now
August 21, 2024 Wednesday 11:00 AM-1:00 PM PST Register Now
August 27, 2024 Tuesday 9:30 AM-11:30 AM PST Register Now
September 10, 2024 Tuesday 9:30 AM-11:30 AM PST Register Now
September 24, 2024 Tuesday 9:30 AM-11:30 AM PST Register Now
Please register for the workshop at least 7 days prior to allow time for materials to be sent to you by mail. If you register for a training less than 7 days prior, we will contact you to reschedule so you are able to make the most of your professional development.

My10yearPlan.com® 'How To' Workshop

45- to 90-Minute Sessions Exploring How to Use My10yearPlan.com® to Support Key Guidance Functions
Topics include an overview of the grading and evaluation functions, reports that support the guidance functions on campus, and how to use the 10-Year Plan Summary Page or Portfolio Report as a course final for authentic assessment. These sessions are complimentary for customers of Academic Innovations, but pre-registration is required to ensure you receive login details.
Date Title Time Register
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* Sites who have purchased the PDPB will receive a 10% discount for any trainings they attend
** Sites with 3 or more attendees
*** Once books have shipped, there are no cancellations offered