Ongoing PD for Every Teacher

In today's busy classroom, carving out time to develop your teaching can be a challenge! That's why teachers love the on-demand approach to webPD. With 24/7 access to hundreds of powerful PD videos, you can learn strategies to sharpen your reading and writing instruction all year long.


webPD by Smekens Education


yes Practical, research-based strategies
yes Convenient on-demand format
yes Hundreds of hours of video content

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Learn relevant topics for today's classroom
Categories include:

Writer's Workshop
Writing Units/Genres
Writing Mini-Lessons
Writing about Reading
Readers Workshop
Reading Comprehension
Content Area Literacy
Standardized Tests

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How to Get Started

Step 1

Your Subscription

Register online to begin your
12-month subscription.
Step 2

Strategies that Work

Watch the on-demand videos
at your own pace.
Step 3

Every Student

Implement what you learned
to help students right away!


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Frequently Asked Questions
What is webPD?

What is webPD?

The online portal to professional learning from Smekens Education, webPD provides engaging video seminars on today’s most relevant reading and writing topics for K-12 teachers.

Subscribers enjoy on-demand access to hundreds of hours of professional learning videos. With video content for teachers across the K-12 spectrum, webPD also provides a downloadable resource or article to accompany each session.
How do I get continuing education credits?

How do I get continuing education credits?

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With prior approval from your district, you can receive continuing education credits from webPD. Once you finish viewing a video, a downloadable completion certificate will be added to your online account.

Note: Completion certificates are not provided with a webPD free trial.
Who is allowed to watch?

Who is allowed to watch?

Individual subscriptions provide access to webPD for one person. School-wide subscriptions provide access for every staff member in the building.

Sharing access to your webPD subscription is strictly prohibited. A violation of this policy will result in a non-refundable cancellation of any and all active subscriptions.

District-wide discounted pricing is also available. Please contact our office to get the details, (888) 376-0448.

How does the free trial work?

How does the free trial work?

If you are interested in learning more about webPD, why not sign up for a free trial? During your 7 days of full access, you are welcome to explore and watch as many videos as you like. Your access to the webPD library will automatically end after 7 days.

Note: Completion certificates are not provided with a webPD free trial.




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