Online Staff Development Resource Center

The Online Professional Development Resource Center offers resources for schools or districts that want to enhance their staff development through online methods. Whether you need to create and distribute on-demand professional development content, deliver live professional development sessions, or deliver a hybrid of both models, you'll find help here.

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Create and distribute on-demand staff development content

Adobe® Presenter, Adobe Acrobat® Pro, Adobe Connect™, and Adobe Captivat® software can help you develop and distribute a variety of on-demand content and create a flexible, convenient, and timesaving online staff development program.

On-demand staff development

I'M READY TO GET STARTED.
Learn the basics of on-demand professional development and evaluate your content creation options with these getting started resources.

I HAVE NO TIME.
Quickly turn your Microsoft PowerPoint presentation into an online presentation.

I HAVE TOO MANY DOCUMENTS.
Convert any printable document into a PDF document and package all your files into a PDF Portfolio.

I NEED TO PRESENT HOW-TOS.
Use screen sharing and recording features to record demonstrations.

I NEED TO DELIVER SCENARIO-BASED TRAINING.
Create simulations, nonlinear exercises, and online quizzes.

WHAT ABOUT CONTENT DISTRIBUTION AND ASSESSMENT?
Evaluate your options for managing and distributing content and assessing learner progress, and determine the best way to get your content into the hands of learners.

MY LEARNERS WILL NEED HELP.
Provide simple guides to help learners get the most out of your on-demand professional development content.

Deliver staff development with live sessions

Use the Adobe Connect tools and features to move staff development from face-to-face workshops to collaborative live online staff development sessions.

Live online staff development

I'M READY TO GET STARTED.
Learn the basics of live online staff development and start preparing for live online sessions.

I NEED TO CREATE LEARNING CONTENT.
Use Adobe Presenter, Adobe Acrobat Pro, and Adobe Captivate to help you develop and present a variety of learning content.

I'M READY TO TEACH ONLINE.
Get familiar with Adobe Connect, set up an online meeting room, and review best practices for online teaching.

MY LEARNERS WILL NEED HELP.
Provide simple guides to help your learners get the most out of your live online staff development sessions.

HOW DO I KEEP IT ALL ORGANIZED?
Evaluate your options for managing live sessions and content and determine the best way to efficiently organize your staff development program.

HOW DO I ASSESS ONLINE LEARNING?
Get data to measure the effectiveness of your live staff development sessions and then adjust online content or teaching as needed.

Deliver staff development with live sessions and on-demand content

Use Adobe Connect and its related set of content development tools to combine a live online session with on-demand content and create a robust and flexible staff development program.

Hybrid staff development

I'M READY TO GET STARTED.
Learn the basics of a hybrid online professional development model and get started preparing for live online sessions and creating on-demand content.

I NEED TO CREATE LEARNING CONTENT.
Use Adobe Presenter, Adobe Acrobat Pro, and Adobe Captivate to help you develop and distribute a variety of on-demand content.

I'M READY TO TEACH ONLINE.
Get familiar with Adobe Connect, set up an online meeting room, and schedule and lead a live session.

WHAT IF SOME LEARNERS MISS THE SESSION?
Use the recording features of Adobe Connect to record and archive staff development sessions for learners to watch later.

WHAT ABOUT CONTENT DISTRIBUTION?
Evaluate your options for managing and distributing content and determine the best way to get your content into the hands of learners.

MY LEARNERS WILL NEED HELP.
Provide simple guides for your learners to help them get the most out of your live online session and staff development content.

HOW DO I ASSESS ONLINE LEARNING?
Get data to measure the effectiveness of your live staff development sessions and on-demand content and then adjust online teaching or content as needed.

Provide support for online staff development programs

Support the Adobe Connect users in your school or district as they deliver live online staff development sessions and distribute on-demand learning content.

Support for staff development

I'M READY TO GET STARTED.
Learn the basics of using Adobe Connect for live online staff development and get started supporting both teachers and learners.

HOW DO I PREPARE FOR LIVE SESSIONS?
Get familiar with Adobe Connect, set up an online meeting room, and schedule a live session.

HOW DO I KEEP IT ALL ORGANIZED?
Learn how to manage live sessions and on-demand content and keep your staff development program organized and efficient.

HOW DO I ASSESS OUR STAFF DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM?
Get data to measure the effectiveness of your staff development program and refine your methods to get the most out of Adobe Connect;

CAN I INTEGRATE ADOBE CONNECT WITH OUR LMS?
Integrate Adobe Connect in your school or district's Learning Management System (LMS) to further streamline your online staff development program.