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BOLD Literacy Courses

4 courses available from 1 - 3 CPE each

Join our BOLD journey to Build Opportunities for Literacy Daily in Birdville ISD. District-wide training provided since 2017 is available online to initiate you into our BOLD Journey for your first time, or refresh your learning at your own pace.

Making Thinking Visible


In 2013, Birdville ISD focused on learning five of the thinking routines from Making Thinking Visible: How to Promote Engagement, Understanding, and Independence for All Learners.

In this course, you will have the opportunity to review/explore those strategies, in addition to seven new strategies. You will be thinking about how you could use the strategies to advance learning and make your own students' thinking visible every day in your classroom.

SafeSchools Courses

Variety of courses varying in credits

While our required compliance courses do not count for professional learning credit, you can log into SafeSchools, click the bottom right for additional courses, and find a variety of other professional learning course options that do!

Texas Gateway Professional Development Courses

Variety of courses varying in credits 

The Texas Gateway offers self-directed, online professional development training courses for Texas certified teachers. Gateway Courses are now open for enrollment for the 2019–2020 school year.

Region 11 Online Courses

Variety of courses varying in credits

View all available online courses offered through ESC Region XI. Be sure to log in to see course details, requirements and possible fees.