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Digital Learning Events

Enhance Classroom Instruction with the Power of Digital Learning!
Explore innovative workshops, conferences, and special events on a variety of digital learning topics designed to enhance your  classroom in a traditional or virtual environment. For more information about these professional learning opportunities, e-mail



January 12, 2021
Digital Learning Conference 
Transform education in innovative ways at the annual Region 4 Digital Learning Conference! Connect the classroom and the global world. Empower students to discover their own personal path to learning. Transform education using innovative instructional practices. The Digital Learning Conference features sessions by invited speakers, district educators, and Region 4 specialists to help you connect, empower, and transform.

Asynchronous Learning Plan Support
Asynchronous Learning Plan support is designed to:
  • Support district success as you work to create solid asynchronous learning plans as required by the Texas Education Agency
  • Prepare administrators, staff, and teachers to best utilize digital tools (including the state provided learning management system, Schoology).
  1. CLICK HERE for a flyer of various trainings provided.
  2. Visit
  3. In the “Search PD” box, type in the Session # for the session that you wish to attend and click “Submit”.


The STEAM Learning Series: ESPORTS
Take a deep dive into starting and building an academic ESPORTS program. Hear from the experts at Texas Scholastic ESPORTS Federation (TEXSEF).
  1. Visit, type in 1577685 and click “Submit”.


Microsoft Training Series
Join us for a FREE training series led by our partners at Microsoft EDU.
  1. New dates coming soon! 
  2. Visit
  3. In the “Search PD” box, type in the Session # for the session that you wish to attend and click “Submit”.


NEW! Blended Learning Roadmapping Series
Region 4's "Blended Learning Roadmapping" series of flexible and customizable courses provides support designed to assist campuses/districts in implementing the blended learning instructional methodology.
In this illuminating series, attendees will learn the basics of blended learning (or get a refresher), be equipped with research based digital strategies, strengthen their use of digital resources/tools, learn about copyright and fair use, and learn to navigate the blended learning environment like a pro.
Because sessions are customizable, we are able to support you whether you are just beginning the blended learning journey, have successfully implemented the methodolgy, or you are anywhere in between!
Sessions Include:
  • Foundations of Blended Learning for Administrators
  • The Administrator's Guide to Assessing The Blended Learning Classroom (Traditional or Remote)
  • Shifting Gears: Virtual Blended Learning
  • What is Blended Learning?
  • Blended Learning Best Practices in the K12 Classroom
  • Let's Get Ready to Blend-Setting Up a Blended Learning Environment
  • Managing The Blended Learning Classroom
  • Is It Working? Assessing the Blended Learning Classroom
  • Blended Learning Strategies for Student Engagement and Learning
  • Digital Tools and OER for the Blended Learning Classroom
  • Copyright, Fair Use, and OER for the K12 Classroom
  • Fostering Blended Learning in a Remote Setting
Interesting in Learning More? 
Please contact PDLS department director, Dr. Allegra McGrew at, or education specialist, Sherri Powell at to get started!
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