DreamBox Learning® FlexPD™

The professional development teachers need, exactly when they need it

DreamBox Learning® FlexPD™ offers a range of courses—delivered in person or online—to meet the learning needs of your entire math staff, and help them realize the full potential of a blended-learning practice. Our experienced and knowledgeable professional development (PD) team works alongside you to develop a customized plan expressly aligned to your district and/or school goals and objectives.

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According to our annual survey, Educators rate DreamBox professional development 4.6 out of 5 stars five years in a row!

Designed to enhance instructional practice

Research suggests that when educators have a deeper understanding of the mathematics concepts they’re teaching, their students experience higher achievement. DreamBox FlexPD provides actionable professional learning that helps teachers continually expand their knowledge and skills to implement the best educational practices for math instruction.

Customized to fit the needs of busy educators

FlexPD helps school and district math leaders truly scale and personalize professional learning opportunities for teachers and instructional coaches by combining on-site instruction, live webinars, and MyFlexPD™, to deliver learner-centric content focused on educators' individual needs.

OnSite PD
On-Site
Online PD
Live Webinars
MyFlexPD
MyFlexPD

A continuous professional learning plan

The DreamBox PD team works with schools and districts to develop a customized, engaging, and relevant continuous professional learning plan that enables educators to develop the knowledge and skills needed to address student-learning challenges and improve outcomes. Whether your teachers are brand new or have many years of classroom experience, FlexPD supports educators as they build a deeper understanding of math, refine best practices in pedagogy, and create effective, standards-based, learner-centric environments.

Ongoing support to ensure success

Once your PD plan is in place, DreamBox provides school and district leaders with ongoing comprehensive support to ensure a successful blended learning implementation. The goal of FlexPD is to increase the efficacy of instructional practice in the classroom, while helping teachers apply what they’ve learned immediately.

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An expert PD team ready to support your needs

Building capacity in your schools and district to deliver highly personalized instruction will result in a positive change in student learning outcomes. Your DreamBox PD team includes:

  • Experienced educators with deep knowledge of K-8 mathematics
  • Experts in blended-learning practices and using data to differentiate instruction for entire classes, small groups, and individual students Skilled administrators, coaches, and mentors
  • Together, we’ll help you to scale best practices, engage teachers, and provide meaningful and purposeful content that is relevant to instructional practice.

 

Athena Ayers
Athena Ayers
Melissa Bylow
Melissa Bylow
Dan Froelich
Dan Froelich
Leland Kreigh
Leland Kriegh
Courtney Thompson
Courtney Thompson
Athena Ayers

Athena Ayers

Ayers is a certified Mathematics 5-9 educator with a Master’s in Mathematics Education. She has served Title 1 communities in New York City and Hartford, CT as a Middle School Math teacher and Elementary Match Coach for over 10 years. As a lead teacher with a lab classroom, she has created tasks for, researched pedagogical best practice and piloted Common Core Standards practice and implementation for GE (General Electric) and their Developing Futures Program. She has also created and delivered PD nationally with National Institute of Health and National Science Foundation. In addition, she has worked with families in various communities to bring math to life through engaging Math Nights and work sessions. Educating our next generation, their teachers and their families is a great passion of hers and when she is not planning a lesson you will find her trying a recipe from a favorite chef, dancing or reading to and blowing bubbles with her baby daughter!

Dan Froelich

Dan Froelich

Froelich is a K–6 Certified Teacher who has seven years of classroom experience and four years of professional development design under his belt. In addition to being a Certified Chief Technology Officer for K–12 districts, he is an Intel Teach to the Future trainer, SMART Certified Educator, and Moodle Systems Administrator. He is the PD team’s go-to tech guy and an avid gamer who’s passionate about online learning design. You can find him on Twitter.

Leland Kreigh

Leland Kriegh

A certified K-8 educator, Kriegh has more than six years of classroom experience and a Master’s degree in Education Media Design and Technology. He is also an experienced cognitive coach and professional development trainer who has a passion for pushing himself and others to do more than what was thought possible.

Stacey Shumake

Stacey Shumake

Shumake spent almost 10 years of her career teaching in elementary and high school students in North Carolina. During this time, she specialized in curriculum integration, alternative learning methods for math and literacy, and tech tools for educators. She most recently worked with Public Impact on their national teacher leadership initiative. When not supporting schools and districts in implementing DreamBox, Stacey can be found playing with her giant Mastiff-Lab mix, flipping houses, or dancing.

Trinette Morris

Trinnette Morris

Morris has been working professionally in the ed-tech industry for 12 years. She has classroom experience as a second and fourth grade teacher and has served as Curriculum Resource Teacher, Testing Coordinator, Learning Specialist, and Interim Assistant Principal. When she’s not sharing her passion for education with others, Morris can be found fishing, cooking, or enjoying game night with her family and friends.

Melissa Bylow

Melissa Bylow

Bylow is a Certified K-8 teacher with a Master's degree in Educational Technology. She spent 11 years teaching 4th Grade GATE (Gifted and Talented Education) and 6th Grade in Title 1 schools. During her time as an educator she served on the Leadership and Technology Teams. Melissa also spent 3 years writing curriculum and training teachers throughout China. During her free time, she enjoys traveling, going to baseball games, and watching football with her family.

Courtney Thompson

Courtney Thompson

Thompson has 10 years of classroom experience in North Carolina. Her experience consists of being a classroom teacher, as well as designing curriculum pacing and instruction for the multiple counties she has worked with. Thompson has a strong passion for curriculum and working with educators to help them better serve their students.