WGU Career & Professional Development
Teaching & Education Professional Development
The world of teaching professions is vast and the potential is unlimited. We offer you the following resources to assist with continued professional development, self-improvement, and research. Many of you are currently employed or already hold satisfying positions in teaching profession. However, it is always good practice to keep yourself informed, educated, and up-to-date.
For those actively engaged in a job search, the “Employment Opportunities” page provides an itemized list of state teaching job opportunities, international opportunities, and positions in higher education for anyone who might be interested in positions outside of the K-12 realm.
Perhaps you are currently employed and would like to learn more about professional development for your subject area. Check out the list of professional conferences you can attend and organizations to join to keep you up to date on current trends in education.
As a teacher, you know the value of consistent and lifelong learning. As your alma mater, we listened when you asked for continuing education benefits.
This site is designed to inform and inspire stronger and smarter educator-leaders throughout their diverse career paths across the education spectrum. Browse the site for trending topics, learning resources, and professional development including badge and certificate programs.
Established in 1987, the National Board is an independent, nonprofit organization working to advance accomplished teaching for all students. Are you interested in National Board Certification?
If you need a university placement file because a school district HR office requires one, please follow these directions from the WGU Knowledge Center.
Don't miss this great resource brought to you by WGU. Hey Teach! is a digital publication for educators that offers printable materials, advice from veteran teachers, infographics, cartoons, and other cool content and resources.
Take advantage of FREE access to Linkedin Learning through WGU for continued professional development and potential Continuing Education Units (CEUs)!
LinkedIn Learning is now in Handshake. To access the system:
- Log in to your WGU Handshake account using your WGU sign in credentials.
- After you have logged in (or created an account) you should be directed to the article regarding this resource. If not, select "Resources" under the "Career Center" menu at the top of the site to access all of the career-related online tools. You will find this under "Professional Development Resources"