For All K-12 Educators

Professional DevelopmentĀ Online Workshops

This was the best Project Based Learning workshop I've had in 20 years!

- Secondary Teacher - DeSoto ISD

Fall 2020 Professional Development Workshops

Make a PBL Project

This online workshop is open for all K12 educators interested in Project Based Learning (PBL). The participants will create a PBL project for their classroom. The workshop provides the opportunity to collaborate with other educators by integrating a variety fo content for developing a real product for their online or in-person teaching.

Session 1: Saturday 8:00am-6:00pm Central Time. October 24, 2020. 9 CPE Hours
Session 2: Monday-Friday 6:00-8:00pm Central Time, November 16-20, 2020. 10 CPE Hours

$299 per educator.

For more information, and to register, please contact Dr. Leticia Velazquez at

Any educator interested in Project Based Learning (PBL) will gain valuable knowledge and skills in any of our virtual workshops. Educators will use a PBL project that can be facilitated in the classroom or virtually. The workshop also provides educators the opportunity to:

  • Collaborate with other educators
  • Experience integrating a variety of content, such as TEKS with English Language Proficiency Standards (ELPS), or Common Core State Standards (CCSS) with English Language Development (ELD)
  • Develop a holistic approach to your curriculum that applies listening, speaking, reading, and writing
  • View real world issues that academics and corporations encounter, and experience the methods used when addressing problems
  • Incorporate basic assessment and feedback
  • Use Zoom platform to incorporate into your online teaching
  • Use a variety of technology to develop a real product
  • Learn about our educator motto of "Student led, teacher facilitated"

The Tapia Center is certified by the Texas Education Agency under CPE #101-513.

Click here to see lessons developed from groups of educators!

All educators are welcome. Past attendees have included first year teachers, 20+ year teachers, PK-12 teachers, librarians, and all-level administrators.

I enjoyed the use of Zoom to collaborate throughout the session to create a project from the safety of the house.

-Elementary School Teacher, McAllen ISD