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Understanding the PDK Chapter Affiliation Agreement

The PDK Chapter Affiliation Agreement is a new document that was mailed to all PDK Chapter Presidents. In this 45-minute webinar, PDK executive director, Bill Bushaw, will explain why this agreement is necessary and how it will affect PDK chapters and their leaders. The webinar will include a presentation and ... Read More

Writing to be Read

Learn the conversational style of writing preferred by most professional magazines.... Read More

Submitting a Manuscript for Publication

Kappan Editor-in-Chief Joan Richardson will walk you through the process of submitting a manuscript for publication. Her advice will focus on Kappan but much of what she shares also applies to other professional education publications. She’ll introduce you to writers’ guidelines, editorial calendars, thematic issues, timelines for decisions and more, ... Read More

Five Highlights of the 2013 PDK/Gallup Poll

This year’s PDK/Gallup poll shows American policy makers are forging ahead with education initiatives, but they may be leaving Americans behind and out of the loop. Explore this year’s results and gain insights into some of the most surprising findings in this interactive webinar hosted by William J. Bushaw, PDK ... Read More

Close Readings and the Common Core

Did you know there are thirty-two national standards in literacy? How closely have you read the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for Language Arts? Over the last eight months, Jan Burkins and Kim Yaris dedicated hours to closely reading the CCSS for Language Arts and have shared their reflections through ... Read More

Understanding IRS Rules that Affect PDK & Pi Lambda Theta Chapters

“IRS”…the most dreaded three-letter combination in the English language—but it won’t be for PDK and Pi Lambda Theta chapter leaders who attend this 45-minute webinar! All PDK and PLT chapters are required to file a Form 990, and we want to help. In this webinar, we will explain the requirements ... Read More

Getting the Word Out: Communicating with Members and Prospective Members

Join PDK International/Pi Lambda Theta in an interactive webinar to learn the best ways to communicate with local members and reach out to prospective members. We will discuss how technology can be leveraged to make this easy! We will also share tips that are tailored for PDK and Pi Lambda ... Read More

The Secrets to Recruiting and Retaining Chapter Members

Since a chapter can never retain 100 percent of its members, it is essential that current members continue to recruit new members. Fortunately, the most effective way to recruit new members is through person-to-person invitations. We will describe the most effective ways to recruit members, as well as how to ... Read More

The 7 Most Surprising Findings from the 2012 PDK/Gallup Poll

The 2012 PDK/Gallup poll shows Americans have a number of conflicting and hardening viewpoints in their preferences for managing and investing in schools. Explore this year’s results and gain insights into some of the most surprising findings in this interactive webinar. Poll topics include teacher training and evaluation, closing the ... Read More