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Apple Training and Certification Program

Apple offers a training and certification program for individuals interested in becoming experts in internet technology. Apple offers an extensive training program that could potentially be beneficial to educators who seek to use and teach this technology. Once certified, participatns are registerd on the Apple Certified Professionals registry, and receive a certificate of completion.

To learn more about Apple Training and Certification Program, click here.

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A World Fit for Kids

Individuals from A World Fit for Kids believe that good nutrition and exercise are key to helping students improve their life skills, academic careers, and health choices. They offer training to educators, parents, and volunteers who want to help children learn to be physically active and maintain healthy lifestyles.

To access information about A World Fit for Kids, click here.

National Security Agency

The National Security Agency (NSA) is dedicated to helping America’s next generation compete in the future economy. They offer a Math and Education Partnership program, which provides mathematics speakers to come to schools, volunteers to help tutor in math and science environments, NSA judges for local math and science fairs, and small grants. The Partners in Education program is a program with over 350 volunteers who assist three local schools.  The NSA also offers high school work-study programs.

The Calfornia School-Age Consortium

The California School-Age Consortium (CalSac) offers workshops to train staff about science, math, technology and engineering projects.  Each year, the California School-Age Consortium provides hundreds of trainings to thousands of after school practitioners throughout the state.

To Access information about the California School-Age Consortium, click here.

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Lawrence Hall of Science

The Lawrence Hall of Science is operated through the University of California at Berkeley. The institution seeks to help students see their potential in the field of science and give them experience seeing science in daily life. This website offers resources to educators and site leaders including kits for science programs, workshops about science,  tools for educators, and links to multiple resources.

Access the Lawrence Hall of Science Here

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California School-Age Consortium (Cal SAC)

The California School-Age Consortium (CalSAC) offers a variety of resources to help support out-of-school time programs, including a variety of trainings. CalSAC offers free and low-cost trainings through their statewide Trainer Network. These trainings include, but are not limited to: STEM, Bullying Prevention, Behavior Guidance, English Learner, Behavior Guidance, etc.

Learn more about the trainings CalSAC offers here

San Diego (Region 9) After School Trainings

San Diego County Office of Education (region 9)  has a calendar of professional development opportunities for after school practictioners available on their website. These opportunities have been planned out throughout the 2012-2013 school year. Make sure and check out these great opportunities!

Access the San Diego County Office of Education Training Calendar here

Resource Area for Teaching (RAFT)

Resource Area for Teaching (RAFT) offers a variety of professional development workshops for educators. These workshops teach practical hands on teaching techniques in Science, Technology, Math, Art, World Culture, Classroom Skills and Early Education.

Learn more about the RAFT professional development opportunities here