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45 Hours of CPE Credit as a Provider for Texas Education Agency



Instructor:  Jennifer Hair 

A certificate along with our Provider information will be provided at the conclusion of this course! 




Catalog Description: 

Life is busy, and teaching is even busier than before! So where do you turn when you want support, ideas and inspiration? You go to virtual teachers’ lounges (aka teacher Facebook groups)!  Facebook Groups offer a place to share your journey with a like-minded community. If you even had time to catch up with colleagues in the teachers’ lounge, you might have still felt a little uninspired or isolated. Perhaps you were the only art teacher in your school, or librarian, or technology coach. Trying to meet with like-minded individuals in other schools and districts can be a laborious option too. For so many educators around the world, Facebook groups have solved these problems. Teachers can feel more connected, supported, and inspired than ever before thanks to online communities that are available 24/7. Come join millions of educators progressing into the 21st century through this form of networking and timely collaboration! 


Required Text(s) and Other Materials: 

All materials will be provided by the instructor in the learning management system portal. 

Optional Text


Course Objectives:   

  • Create and expand personal and professional virtual PLC through vetted Facebook Groups

  • Create and build a virtual PLN

  • Connect with other professionals within PLC communities

  • Analyze and articulate effective methods to manage and monitor knowledge of technology, content area and best practices.

  • Create learner-centered course content

  • Join Facebook Groups that promote collaboration, connections and creativity

  • Share demonstrated changes made through intentional social media connections 

Facebook for Educators - CPE Texas Credits

  • Course access information will be shared within 48 hours of registration with Connected Classroom. If you have NOT heard back within that 48 hour window, please email


  • Jennifer Hair, M.A., is an experienced business and visual arts teacher with over 18 years of experience in the secondary classroom. She is passionate teacher educator who loves sharing her love of personal and professional development, students and integrating technology in real-world learning situations. She specializes in using social media for professional development, web technologies, and everything Adobe Creative Suite.

    Please contact her at 816-225-9338 or if you have any questions! 

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