These professional development options are intended to help the Adventist teacher make connections with the Adventist World View and the curriculum adopted for our schools.

Adventist Learning Community Courses

Curriculum Professional Growth Options

McGraw Hill Social Studies

Big Ideas Math Training

Access company-provided training resources and support services.

Big Ideas Math: Modeling Real Life

Access training and resources on Adventist Learning Community:

Big Ideas Math Trainings

Big Ideas Sessions, Projection Tools, and Resources

Social Studies Training Series

In this series, you can find the different training sessions conducted by McGraw Hill for the new Social Studies text resource. Explore IMPACT K-5 as well as Voices and Perspectives for 6-8. Multigrade sessions are also included.

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Encounter Bible Curriculum

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the key ingredients of a spiritual growing environment.
  • Identify pedagogical strategies that contribute to a classroom culture of thinking and learning.
  • Understand the Transformational Planning Framework as a transformational teaching tool in the teaching of Bible. Incorporate thinking routines into Bible class in order to maximize mental engagement and authentic spiritual learning.
  • Understand the importance of both content and process in teaching Bible. Understand and interpret the elements featured in a teaching unit.
  • Describe how an understanding of biblical discipleship can inform a contemporary understanding of what it means to be a disciple.
  • Become familiar with a range of strategies for differentiating the Adventist Encounter curriculum.
  • Apply differentiation strategies in a single or multi-grade classroom in order to promote student growth. Develop a personal philosophy of Biblical assessment.

Encounter Bible ALC Course

Pathways 2.0

This course explores Pathways 2.0 components and introduces teachers to the new and revised features of this curriculum. By the end of this course you will be able to reflect on the Adventist Worldview and how it is incorporated into the Pathways 2.0 curriculum and will understand the curricular foundations of this program.

Pathways 2.0 ALC Course


The Professional Growth book list is published annually by the North American Division Office of Education. We encourage all educators to be life-long learners and believe that these books will help you toward that goal

Professional Growth Books List

Professional Development