Training and Professional Development

Quality ongoing professional development and education are essential to improving the profession. The MTA has a number of conferences and other events throughout the school year designed to improve the quality of teaching and learning. The online training and professional development catalog you’ll find here allows you to peruse opportunities by topic, format and more. This page also contains links to some of the myriad grants and awards that help educators enhance their teaching and connect with other innovators. The NEA Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence, for instance, recognizes and rewards excellence in teaching and advocacy for the profession.