Professional Development

Professional Development

Purposeful Design Publication provides ongoing professional development opportunities through webinars and site workshops. These come at no cost to the participants. Our goal is to help schools make the most effective use of our textbook series. This page is dedicated to providing you with information about professional development venues that focus on these instructional materials.

ACSI conducts trainings and webinars for our textbook series from time to time. Check the training page to register for upcoming events.

NEW! Upcoming Textbook trainings-Register now!

Textbook webinars

Elementary Bible Webinar
Elementary Science Webinar
Life Science
(appropriate for grades 6-9)
Webinar NEW!
Elementary Math Webinar NEW!
Elementary Spelling Webinar

If you have questions regarding the Purposeful Design Textbook Series, please email our Support Specialist or call ACSI Customer Service at 800.367.0798. 
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2017 Training Dates and Venues
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Purposeful Design Publications will be providing textbook trainings at various locations around the country.  This training is for all teachers who are currently teaching the series, those who will be adopting it soon, or those who may be interested in what Purposeful Design has to offer.  Teachers who have been using the series for several years can benefit from this refresher and increase their effectiveness in the classroom, especially those who will be upgrading to the 2nd Edition Math.  All teachers attending six hours of training will receive a CEU.  Training materials will be provided.  During the training, best practices for maximizing each series will be reviewed.  Increased student achievement and teacher satisfaction are the primary goals.  There is no cost for the training.  ACSI offers these trainings as a service to you.

Trainings are provided in centralized locations to provide maximum accessibility.  Space is limited, so early registration is encouraged.   

Date City, State Subjects Training information
March 25, 2017 Lafayette, LA Math and Science Register 
June 1, 2017 Hagerstown,  MD      Math and Science Register 

To see if space is available after registration closes, or if you would like to participate in or host a training in your area, please contact Cindi Banse at
Reviews from previous trainings:
Great explanation and application information-very, very good.  Just what our schools and teachers needed!

-Administrator, ACSI Member School, Texas

The in-service incorporated all learning styles in it – it was great!  I learned a lot.

-Teacher, ACSI Member School, Southern California

Loved the hands-on activities.  I can use all the information that I learned today in my classroom.

-Teacher, ACSI Member School, Alabama

Lots of hands-on activities from all grade levels.

-Teacher, ACSI Member School, North Carolina

Spring Forward 2017

Purposeful Design Publications

Textbook Introductory Webinars

Date Subjects Register Now!
Tuesday, April 18 Elementary Bible Series Register
Wednesday, April 19 Elementary Science Series Register
Thursday, April 20 Elementary Math Series, 2nd Edition Register
Tuesday, April 25
Elementary Spelling Series
Wednesday, April 26
Grades 6–9, Life and Earth & Space Science
Wednesday, May 10 Ages 3–11, Passport to Adventure EFL Series Register
 All webinars begin at 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time.