Custom sessions based on your needs

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Relevant and engaging teacher training

Teacher Training That Fits Your School

Trafera delivers professional development to your teachers in a way that suits your school’s budget, schedule, and environment

On Site

Trafera’s team joins your educators and staff on location for training tailored to your school’s unique goals and schedule.

Virtual

Not able to host in-person? We can join you virtually for remote, live, and custom training hosted by one of Trafera’s PD facilitators.

On Demand

Learn everything from fundamentals to advanced techniques of technology-enriched instruction with online PD courses.

FREEfor all qualifying Trafera customers

“Finally — a PD that actually had useful information from beginning to end. No time-wasting filler!”

Michele

Blending Product & Pedagogical Training

Need to give teachers the extra edge with their classroom technology? Trafera’s on-site professional development brings relevant and engaging training straight to your school, delivered by veteran teachers with over 170 years of combine classroom experience.

Centered around pedagogical best practices woven into today’s technology ecosystem, Trafera PD can help transform teaching and learning at your school.

Our Process

Exploratory Discussion

Every custom professional learning experience begins with a chat between you and our PD experts, always starting with: 

“What are you trying to accomplish academically?”

Custom PD Creation

Once we understand your goals, needs, and setup, the Trafera PD team creates a robust agenda that blends product and pedagogical training to drive teachers toward your academic goals.

The Fun Part

Our team comes onsite for a full day to host a lively and engaging professional development experience that leaves teachers with immediately actionable tips and ideas to apply in their classrooms.

Popular Topics

Classroom Tech

  • Promethean
  • Newline
  • Chrome OS
  • Windows
  • Lu Interactive
  • Class VR
  • Photon
  • eGlass
  • Sphero

Software

  • Google Workspace for Education
  • Office 365
  • Education Apps
    (Kami, Canva, EdPuzzle, etc)
  • Class VR
  • AI and ChatGPT

Teaching With Tech

  • STEM Success Matrix
  • Engineering Design Process
  • Effective Technology Integration
    Using the SAMR Model
  • Collaboration
  • Technology Wellness & Balance
  • Leadership, Coaching,
    and Feedback
  • Project Based Learning
  • Community Engagement
  • Strategic Technology Planning
  • Teaching with AI
  • Outdoor Learning

Meet The Team

Anna Hanrahan M. Ed.

Education Initiatives Specialist
 
Anna has been a classroom teacher for more than 20 years and currently serves as the Education Initiatives Specialist with Trafera. Anna is a Google for Education Certified Trainer and her expertise includes STEM education, promoting literacy within STEM instruction, gifted education, technology integration and project-based learning, with a passion for all things EdTech!
 
Former Education Experience: Elementary Teacher, Gifted Educator, STEM Specialist

Years in Education: 20

Specialty: STEM, Google for Education

Degrees & Certifications: Master in Curriculum and Instruction, Google for Education Certified Trainer, Apple Teacher

Scott Jonard Md. Ed.

Teaching and Learning Consultant
 
Scott Jonard is a proud husband and father. He has spent 15 years working in education as a Special Ed teacher, Ed Tech Coordinator, Principal, and Director of Ed Tech. Scott is passionate about the incredible Impact technology done right can have on a students’ life. He loves helping districts develop high-quality and highly impactful technology programs throughout the United States.
 
Former Education Experience: Principal and Director of Educational
Technology

Years in Education: 15

Specialty: 1:1 Ed-Tech Implementations and Planning, Google Admin

Degrees & Certifications: Master in Special Education

John A Hill

Business Development Manager
 
John is a former special educator, reading interventionist, and school administrator. Recently, he has worked to create tech-rich, standards-based lessons for Trafera’s Trails lesson library.
 
Former Education Experience: Special Education Teacher

Years in Education: 17

Specialty: Google for Education

Degrees & Certifications: MA Education: Moderate Disabilities, Google Educator Level 2

Angela Kiser NBCT

Teaching and Learning Consultant
 
Angela is a STEM girl with an ELA teacher’s heart. If you can’t find her on the floor engrossed in a STEM challenge or new product, you’ll find her nose deep in a book or battling it out with the family in one of their epic board game nights. UNO anyone?
 
Former Education Experience: District Technology Facilitator

Years in Education: 20

Specialty: STEM, Lu, Microsoft

Degrees & Certifications: ISTE Certified Educator, National Board Certified Teacher

Kristin Dupuy

Teaching and Learning Consultant
 
Kristin was a middle school English Language Arts teacher. While still in the classroom, Kristin was the go-to girl on campus for anything technology related. She loves incorporating the use of technology within lessons and integrating tech tools with curriculum because she believes that we need to meet students where they are in the world of technology. Connecting the classroom with the real world in terms of technology is something she is passionate about, and Kristin wants to help teachers implement these ideas!
 
Former Education Experience: Middle School English Language Arts Teacher

Years in Education: 17

Specialty: Interactive Displays, and Google for Education

Degrees & Certifications: Master in Education Technology, Google Educator Level I and II, Kami Certified

Josh Ratliff

Director of Education Initiatives
 
Josh is a career educator focused on fostering digital citizenship and educator empowerment. Before coming to Trafera, he served students in WV as a teacher, coach, building administrator, and state administrator with the WV Department of Education. Josh leads the education initiatives at Trafera.
 
Former Education Experience: High School Math Teacher, Principal, State Administrator (Department of Education- WV)

Years in Education: 16

Specialty: Digital Citizenship and Wellness, Leadership Development

Degrees & Certifications: Master in Curriculum & Instruction, Google Certified Trainer

Lindsey Keely M. Ed.

Teaching and Learning Consultant
 
Lindsey was an elementary teacher and a district instructional technology facilitator, coordinator, and supervisor. She is an enthusiastic educational technology integrator and loves to share ideas
and tools with anyone who will listen. She is an avid reader and will take any and all book recommendations!
 
Former Education Experience: Supervisor of Technology

Years in Education: 20

Specialty: Interactive Displays, Google for Education

Degrees & Certifications: Masters in Educational Leadership, Google Educator Level I and II

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Trafera Professional Development in Action

See how Pickens County School District was able to transform their gifted and talented program with the help of Trafera PD.

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