Huron, Ohio—BUSINESS WIREn2y, a leading producer of special education software, is rolling out a new online professional development program with certification and a learning management system that encompasses introductory training, advanced courses and lifelong learning.
“With the introduction of n2y Professional Development, our best-in-class, cloud-based products are now accompanied by comprehensive professional development services,” said n2y President Chrissy Wostmann. “The goal is to help educators be successful in the classroom and provide recognition for their knowledge and expertise.
“We know that teachers need to feel confident when they start using our Unique Learning System® and other products, so we offer professional development to implement their programs with fidelity. And we know that school districts expect new products to make a measurable impact, so the program gives administrators visibility into where their teachers are in their personalized learning journey.”
The n2y Professional Development program includes:
- The introductory Foundations course to support implementation; this online orientation is complimentary with the purchase of any n2y product
- The Essentials and Advanced courses and exam, through which a teacher becomes a Certified n2y Educator; these courses are offered online and on-site in trainer-led group classes
- The online annual recertification course to maintain status, where participants also learn about new features, enhancement and additional best practices
- A live Advanced webinar series covering such topics as Teaching Literacy to Students with Significant Disabilities and How to Engage All Students in Alternative Assessments
“We are proud to enhance our industry-leading product and professional development offering with this affordable, end-to-end online professional development solution that educators can access at their convenience,” said Wostmann. “We believe the program will help school districts realize the full potential of our products and empower teachers to build their expertise with standards, curriculum, best-in-class practices and technology.”
n2y LLC is a cloud-based special education company based in Huron, Ohio. n2y’s special education products include News-2-You®, a weekly current events newspaper; Unique Learning System®, a standards-based curriculum; and SymbolStix PRIME®, a dynamic symbol set. Tens of thousands of classrooms across the country rely on n2y’s products and vision for students with complex needs. For additional information, please visit n2y.com.