Professional Development for Educators

Bureau of Education & Research (BER) is the leading provider of professional development and PD training resources for educators in North America. Founded by educators in 1976, the Bureau has grown to provide national and regional PD programs across the entire United States and Canada.

National Train-the-Trainer Institutes

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS: Strengthen Students' Functional Vision and Visual Perceptual Skills
Boston, May 1-2, 2017
Minneapolis, May 3-4, 2017
Seattle, July 6-7, 2017

Current, Best Strategies to Identify Reading Problems and Target Instruction to Help Your Struggling Readers Become More Proficient Readers (Grades 1-5)
St. Louis, May 15-16 , 2017
Chicago, May 17-18 , 2017

Differentiated Instruction That Works!
Chicago, June 26-29, 2017

Maximizing the Effectiveness of Paraprofessionals Who Work With Students with Special Needs
Anaheim, June 27-29, 2017

Co-Teaching That Works
Chicago, July 10-13 , 2017

Guided Math That Works! (Grades K-6)
Boston, July 18-21, 2017

Guided Reading to Differentiate Instruction That Works! (Grades K-6)
Seattle, July 18-21, 2017

Reducing Disruptive Behaviors to Increase Learning: Strategies that Work!
Chicago, July 18-21 , 2017

Strengthening the EXECUTIVE FUNCTION SKILLS of Students with Special Needs
Boston, July 24-27, 2017


"Every BER seminar I have attended has far surpassed my expectations. Information is always practical and teacher friendly."

— Pam Gibson, EC Teacher

"I have taught for 30 years and I always go away from a BER seminar with new ideas."

— Barbara Stone, Teacher

National Institutes

Using Cutting-Edge Strategies to Enhance WORLD LANGUAGE Learning (Grades 6-12)
Las Vegas, July 10 - 12, 2017

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