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Professional Development

Learn about our professional development opportunites and resources.

Teacher Training Sessions

ThinkBright & Well's Education Department offers teacher training to school districts in Western New York. The focus is normally on the use of multimedia resorces and ThinkBright & Well's educational services. We are available to present to small groups of teachers, as well as being part of a larger staff development day.

You can contact John Craig at:


845-7000 Ext. 311

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The School Support Services team assists schools in maximizing instructional time, increasing academic achievement and reducing high school drop-out rates by establishing school-wide positive behavioral systems. These systems, such as Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS), contribute to a school climate that is conducive to both teaching and learning, which ultimately provide a firm foundation for the academic success of all students.

BPS Teacher Center

The mission of the Buffalo Teacher Resource Center is to provide opportunities for educators to participate in professional growth and applied practice to enable all students to meet the NYS learning standards.

PBS TeacherLine

This professional development resource for teachers offers cost-effective, content-rich courses online. Courses are technology-based, affordably priced, and designed to fit into educators' busy schedules!

Check the National site here

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Beyond the Blackboard

Beyond the Blackboard: New Tools for Teaching illustrates how technology is changing the way schools teach children.

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At Learner.Org, you may watch the Annenberg channel live, access video on demand, complete a workshop, or discover great online auxiliary materials. 
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The Principal Story

THE PRINCIPAL STORY tells two stories, painting a dramatic portrait of the challenges facing America's public schools – and of the great difference a dedicated principal can make. The documentary and related video and print materials are designed to connect educators, policymakers and those interested in learning more to reliable, useful resources.

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