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Online Teacher Certification
Making online bridge lessons more engaging and effective is the purpose of a new “how to teach” workshop jointly sponsored by ACBL and the Education Foundation, and in consultation with the ABTA.  It introduces teachers to apps/websites that offer unique teaching capabilities and uses each to demonstrate creative lesson dynamics. Teachers can pick and choose what works best for them. The workshop is content neutral so teachers can use the apps and lesson structures they learn with any materials.

The workshop also assists teachers in creating or repurposing online lessons.

The Online Teacher Certification Workshop was designed by the creator of ACBL’s Best Practices Workshop, it consists of four sessions spread over two days. Note that you must attend all four sessions. Participants have the opportunity to become Certified ACBL Online Teachers at optional sessions later the same week.

Qualifications: You must be able to navigate multiple windows, share screens, set up Zoom breakouts and polls, use SharkBridge’s Teaching Console and learn new apps. Note that proficiency must be demonstrated before participation in workshop. You can find helpful tips and tutorials in our Setting Up 4 Success page.

ACBL Online Certification Workshops Calendar

Teaching Engaging Online Lessons Workshop

Dates Time Optional Certification Fee
September 14, 15, 21 and 22 Workshop:4-6 p.m. Eastern each day (must attend all four sessions) Optional Certification Sessions:
Demo lessons for those seeking certification. (Four 15-min. lessons per 90-min. session) Must signup for 1 session.
Dates: September 28 and 29 (pick your day)
Times: Number of sessions offered based on class size.
Workshop fee is $125, and space is limited. Register Now
Note- if you try to register and the workshop is full, please let us know and you will be added to the waiting list. To sign up for email updates about upcoming workshops, contact education@acbl.org.

Thanks to a program from the Educational Foundation, TAP and Best Practices certified teachers can get a special deal on workshop fees. The foundation will pay a partial rebate for costs over $50. The rebate will be automatically refunded to your record of payment after the workshop. The amount charged over the first $50 will be reimbursed (maximum $75 repayment).