Online Professional
Development for Virginia
Educators from Virginia’s
Public Broadcasting Stations



Learning with Virginia’s PBS TeacherLine is all about convenience, flexibility, and on-demand access. You can participate at home, at school, or even at your public library. All you need is a computer with reliable Internet access.  Everything you need to participate in a course is centralized online so you can accomplish assignments, stay current, and access resources for projects conveniently — without buying any textbooks or missing any classroom time.

Unparalleled Choice—85+ quality courses in mathematics, reading/language arts, science, instructional strategies and instructional technology for pre-K – 12 educators, plus resources & tools for instructional coaches.

Leading-Edge Curricula—PBS has collaborated with Educational Leaders such as the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), and others to develop courses to meet your needs.

Best Practices—We bring you classroom tested strategies and approaches that can make immediate instructional impact.

Alignment with NCLB, National & Virginia Standards—All courses support NCLB’s heightened requirements for professional development and align with national & Virginia standards.

Expert Facilitators—Virginia’s PBS TeacherLine courses are facilitated by rigorously trained Virginia educators and content specialists to ensure courses are relevant, assignments are clear, and feedback is meaningful.

Versatile Learning Environment—Created with multiple learning styles in mind, courses feature reading and writing assignments along with video and interactive technologies.

Exceptional Support—Responsive facilitators and help desk staff are always available to answer your questions and provide the you with the right support.

Professional Recognition—Earn continuing education units, professional development points, and graduate credits. You can also gain recognition for classroom technology integration through the PBS TeacherLine/ISTE Capstone Certificate Program.

Earn Graduate Credit—Graduate credit is available from James Madison University (JMU) for select Virginia’s PBS TeacherLine for an additional fee.  You can also earn graduate credit through several other colleges and universities for both local and national courses for an additional fee.


Current Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Course Schedule

Current National PBS TeacherLine Course Schedule

Virginia's PBS TeacherLine

Special Programs from Virginia's PBS TeacherLine:

* PBS TeacherLine ISTE NETS*T Capstone Certification Program
* PBS TeacherLine Peer Connection
* Online Facilitator Training, and More!



Virginia's PBS TeacherLine is brought to you by Virginia’s Public Television Stations: MHZ Networks, Falls Church; WBRA, Roanoke; WCVE, Richmond; WHRO, Norfolk; and WVPT, Harrisonburg.