The Professional Academy
The Online Itinerant offers everything you need to meet your training needs and connect with other professionals who work with deaf and hard of hearing students. No subs! No travel! Access your trainings from the comfort of your own home, classroom, or even car!
The Online Itinerant and Supporting Success are working together to offer high quality professional development, Monthly Meet-Up presentations, and FaceBook ‘micro-learning’ posts. You can pay to view single webcasts, and/or become a member in the Professional Academy.
Are you a school district wanting to purchase a membership for multiple employees? The Online Itinerant offers discount pricing for district memberships of 4 or more employees.
What is the Professional Academy?
Access to all professional workshops* inside The Professional Academy, including access to recorded webinars and monthly Meet Up & Trainings. Professional Academy Members have access to recorded monthly Meet-Up & Trainings, even if unable to attend live.
Certificates of Training are provided as evidence of Professional Development after each workshop.
Professional Academy members have immediate access to new workshops and trainings added throughout the school year.
(*The 2019 Supporting Success Virtual Conference does not apply)
Any Time! Any Place!
Professional Academy members get unlimited access to training videos and the Online Itinerant Online Community whenever and wherever you are, even on your mobile device.
Access the training of your choice and watch it at your own pace any time during your membership.
Monthly Meet-Up & Trainings are included in the price of membership in the Professional Academy. This monthly Meet-Up & Training opportunity is delivered live via Zoom and provides interaction with others, as well as Q&A time with the presenter. Trainings occur in the evening to meet the needs of participants across the US.
In addition, opportunities to connect with other Professional Academy Members is provided within The Professional Academy as well as through other online forums, such as Facebook.
2019-2020 LIVE MEET-UPS
September 12: Tina Childress, “Apps for Language Development”
October 10: Abby Zoia and Jessica Klein, CID, "A Fresh Idea in Consulting"
November 14: Karen Anderson, "Digging Deeper: Legal Issues Supporting Students with Hearing Loss"
Dec 12: Laura Plummer, “ Hearing Loss Technology: Leveling the Playing Field”
January 9: Lou Rossetti, “Enhancing Caregiver Involvement for Children 6 and Under”
Feb 13: Stefanie Kessen, “Secret Hacks to Delivering Rockstar Itinerant Services”
March 12: Tiffany Hutchins “Impact of Hearing Loss on Theory of Mind”
April 16 Kym Meyer, “Advocating for an Educational Audiologist”
May 14: Brenda Wellen “Wrapping up the School Year”
With travel and conference budgets tightening it has been increasingly difficult for teachers of the deaf/hard of hearing to find professional development that will truly help them in their work with their students. Hooray for The Online Itinerant! There is now an option for professional development that not only has many relevant presentations on tap, but a thriving community and live Meet Ups so that teachers can also feel supported by one another. The Online Itinerant helps teachers deal with today’s issues in serving students with hearing loss!
Last updated on 02/22/2020