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BUILD's PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Become A Better Educator With BUILD's Professional Development

BUILD utilizes entrepreneurship education to help students develop ownership and agency over their own academic and career success. Likewise, BUILD also supports the educational excellence of educators so they can achieve their own professional and career success.

The Curriculum & Training

How To Teach Human-Centered Design

Receive 1-hour Professional Development training on Human-Centered Design in order to teach students problem-solving skills that focus on real-world issues. Afterward, you will obtain access to a free 10-hour curriculum on Human-Centered Design to deliver to your students.

Entrepreneurship Education

Receive Professional Development training on Entrepreneurship Education to enhance
your curriculum with 21st-century interdisciplinary skills and innovation. You will also
learn how to teach Project-Based Learning and Socio-Emotional Learning to help
equip students with the skills they need to succeed in all areas of their life. Currently, this course is only available for educators who partner with BUILD to deliver our extended curriculum. 

Here's What Educators Are Saying About BUILD

Advance Your Pedagogy For Your Students

ENHANCE: Your students’ skills and creativity as entrepreneurs while fostering them to become CEOs of their own lives. 

INCREASE: Your opportunities for advancement as a lead educator and maintaining additional professional credentials.

EMPOWER: Your students to learn innovative design thinking skills that will BUILD their confidence to tackle any problem. Higher confidence leads to empowered leaders and changemakers of the world. 

Why Learn With BUILD

Since 1999, BUILD has worked with educators to develop empowering curricula for both students and educators alike. Now, BUILD has reached over 2,550 educators through digital, hybrid, and in-person programs. With BUILD, you will receive ongoing coaching to build capacity and join a National network of like-minded educators.

Expand your skills in Project-Based Learning within a culturally-responsive blended learning curriculum and inspire students to become CEOs of their own lives!

Below are organizations that BUILD has been sponsored and recognized by.

Ready To Advance Teaching Skills?

Learn how to empower both you and your students with Project-Based Learning, Design Thinking, Socio-Emotional Learning, and innovative entrepreneurial skills.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I access more BUILD Professional Development curriculum and trainings?

BUILD will continue to develop Professional Development for educators and release them when they're ready. Please stay tuned!

How much does it cost to access BUILD's Professional Development?

All BUILD Professional Development offerings are free of charge. In order to gain access, educators must sign up using the buttons above. 

When can I start?

We are currently only offering "How to Teach Human-Centered Design." To be a part of our next training, register at the link above. "

VIDEO PREPARATION GUIDELINES

HOW TO RECORD

1. iPhone, iPad, Zoom and Loom are all choices of recording tools for their video presentation 
2. Record with both students and their presentation in view
3. Record horizontally for the best view of the students and their presentation
4. Follow Presentation Diagram to the Right

PRESENTATION TIPS.

- Make eye contact with the camera
- Notecards may be used as cue cards
•Pro Tip: Notecards should avoid having a full script
- Even when you are not speaking, don’t forget the camera is still recording!
•Be aware of your body language while you and your business partners are speaking
- Everyone has an opportunity to speak
- Professional dress is encouraged
- Practice makes perfect
•Practice how you will transition from each speaker
•Project your voice when you speak​

Follow positioning format Above

Download a Sample of Our Curriculum

Fill out this form to receive a free sample of our curriculum and to receive occasional email updates on how to bring BUILD to your community.