Professional Development

ERC class offerings are always changing so if you do not see a topic or technology to meet your needs, either check back (because it will likely be on our next schedule) or contact us for a full listing of classes. 419-380-4633

Class offerings change throughout the year so if you do not see a topic on the current schedule, it is likely to be on the next one! Or, you can contact us directly so that we can design a PD program that aligns specifically to your school/district needs.  Contact hour certificates provided for all classes. Graduate credit is available at a special rate through Lourdes University.  For more information, contact the ERC at erc@wgte.org 419-380-4633.

  • QR Codes and URL Shorteners

    Looking for some great shortcuts to linking students to information? Knowing how to use URL shorteners and create QR Codes is a great place to start. Learn about QR Codes and ideas for using them to make connecting students to information a breeze.Save


  • Intro to iPad : Face-to-Face

    Become a technology leader with the iPad!  In this hands-on session you will learn the features of this mobile device and how it has become a versatile instructional tool. Learn the basic functions of the iPad, the app store, classroom techniques, and accessibility options. 




  • Web 2.0 and Freesources

    The internet is a wealth of riches for teachers who know where to find free tools for the classroom that can help manage a group of students, map an idea, survey and engage the class, create visually impressive reports and projects, and much more.  This class will offer a small sampling of different tools in a hands-on environment with the goal of helping educators understand the massive world of web tools available and to better search for new tools in the future. 


  • iPad Apps for Everyone

    Discover apps for every subject, explore, share, discuss, and develop new ways to integrate app technology into your curriculum.


  • Google Docs and Slides

    Google Docs and Slides are free and easy to use online tools that make presentations and information sharing a snap. Learn how to create and collaborate using these simple but effective Google Tools.


  • Tuesday Tech Drop Ins

    Have a tech question you’ve wanted answered? Need some one-on-one help with a tech issue? Visit us for Tuesday Tech Drop Ins the second and fourth Tuesday of the month on the following dates: February 24, March 10, March 24, April 14 and April 28 from 4-6PM. This is an open event for area educational professionals with questions about tech issues including the use of iPads, Google, Chromebooks and more. Come and find out more about the ERC and what we have to offer. Anyone from beginner to pro is welcome!

    We are located at 1270 South Detroit Ave, Toledo, OH 43614 and we will meet in the McMaster Meeting Room. Bring your own iPad, chromebook, or laptop or use one of ours.

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  • Google Forms and Sheets

    Google Forms and Sheets are useful tools to help you plan events, send surveys, give quizzes, or collect other information in an efficient way. Learn about how to create forms and sheets and integrate their use into your classroom.