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Professional Development Institute: Summer 2024

As the pace of digital acceleration intensifies, it’s more crucial than ever to equip yourself with the core technical and professional skills that today’s dynamic job market demands.

Unlock your potential with our upcoming Professional Development Institute (PDI) sessions, proudly presented in collaboration with IBM SkillsBuild and LabXchange.

Enrollment Now Open: Just in time for the school year, a free, high-quality professional development institute, using Harvard’s LabXChange and IBM SkillsBuild, is now accepting applications. 

This time-effective, virtual learning experience will give you resources to teach high-demand skills like AI, cybersecurity and data science, as well as mindfulness and professional skills. 

Who is this for: Educators teaching middle and high school students, both in and out of school. 

Administrators looking for a cost-effective way to jumpstart professional learning for your team. 

Administrators, educators, coaches and other leaders looking to build future skills for the youth they serve. 

Cohort Dates: 

Option 1: 

July 30 at 4PM ET / 1PM PT: Introductory Session 

August 5 at 4PM ET / 1PM PT: Office Hours

August 6 at 4PM ET / 1PM PT: Final Presentations

Option 2: 

July 31 at 4PM ET / 1PM PT: Introductory Session

August 5 at 4PM ET / 1PM PT: Office Hours

August 7 at 4PM ET / 1PM PT: Final Presentations

More about IBM SkillsBuild

IBM SkillsBuild is a free digital learning platform designed to provide learners (13+) with comprehensive access to a wealth of resources and courses aimed at developing essential digital, technical, and professional skills.

Tailored to meet the needs of today’s workforce and the job market’s future demands, IBM SkillsBuild offers a comprehensive set of tools for educators, workforce professionals and students that integrates training modules, assessments, career paths guidance, and industry recognized digital credentials and badges. Learn More.

More About LabXchange

LabXchange brings meaningful science education and engagement opportunities to the millions of students who lack access to high-quality science education.

The Amgen Foundation and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University (Harvard FAS) launched LabXchange™, a free online science education platform to provide access to personalized instruction, virtual lab experiences and networking opportunities across the global scientific community. Learn More.

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Alongside a group of peers, receive personalized, support with IBM SkillsBuild and Harvard’s LabXChange. As the primary implementation partner, TIES provides customized support for educators to improve career development outcomes for all.

What do we mean by this? We know that priorities differ based on location and impacts of the ever changing workforce trends. Uniquely positioned to help, we support the curation of learning pathways based on your highest needs.

We help you with the onboarding process, we provide office hours to troubleshoot, and we provide reporting to help you track your metrics.