Training & resources

Extend your professional development with our wide variety of training events and resources.

Adult learning opportunities

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Garland ISD strives to promote and support innovative and exemplary professional development in order to continuously enhance teaching and extend learning. GISD offers a wide variety of professional development opportunities for staff members. All of the courses are ongoing to allow participants to join at any time or date.

Please visit Performance Matters and click on courses for details about available learning opportunities.

Required and Recommended Videos

Watch videos required and recommended for all staff

Training news

Apple Boot Camp

A hands-on workshop for those who want to dive deeper into Apple Tools for instruction.


The Digital Learning Team hosts a monthly Twitter Chat to discuss hot topics in digital learning, as well as share ideas for teaching in a 21st-century classroom. Teachers that attend #GISDchat receive one hour of CPE credit.

Google Boot Camp

GSuite for Education Certifications have been recently updated and The Digital Learning Team is pleased to offer GISD educators an opportunity to go deeper into the GSuite tools to maximize efficiency and effectiveness within their instruction.

i3 (Innovation in Instruction)

i3 is a district-wide, teacher based program that scaffolds 21st-century learning skills for teachers. i3 teachers provide exciting live webinars about digital learning for classroom technology integration.

Campus Schoolnet training

Are you looking for additional Schoolnet training? Principals and Assistant Principals, are you interested in tailored sessions that target specific campus needs?

  • Scanning Assessments

  • Printing Data Reports

  • Navigating the data in Schoolnet

  • Navigating & Scheduling Curriculum

  • Creating and Administering Assessments

  • Transferring data from All In Learning

Keep growing the capacity of our teachers and instructional leaders in in the use of Schoolnet as GISD's Instructional Management System.

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Campus Training Requests

Campus Training Requests.The Digital Learning Team provides specific training to meet campus digital learning needs. Campus administrators can complete the Training Request Form. Then the Digital Learning Team will contact the campus to begin planning the training to address the targeted campus needs.