Online Workshop & Course Calendar

Want to learn more about how to begin or deepen your PBL practice? Check out our online workshops and courses for individuals and small groups below. Interested in booking workshops for your school or district? Click here to learn more. 

Online Courses

PBLWorks offers 8-week online courses to support teachers in becoming stronger project-based practitioners.  Online Courses work well for teachers who want a combination of self-paced learning and weekly online sessions. While the courses can be taken in any order, we recommend those new to PBL start with PBL Jumpstart: Design, followed by PBL Jumpstart: Teach.

Online Courses are offered to domestic partners in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

8-WEEK COURSES | 6:30-8 p.m. (Central Time)

PBL Jumpstart: Design

Build your knowledge of the Gold Standard Essential Design Elements to become a stronger project designer. Learn more here. (formerly Adapting Your First Project)

PBL Jumpstart: Teach  

Build your knowledge of the Gold Standard Project Based Teaching Practices to become a stronger facilitator of Project Based Learning. Learn more here. (formerly Becoming a PBL Teacher) 

Cost: $399 per person


  • Winter: Mondays, January 8 - March 1, 2024, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Summer: Mondays, July 1- August 23, 2024, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM 

  • Fall: Mondays, September 9 - November 1, 2024, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM


Open Online Workshops

Open Online Workshops are 1-day and 3-day full day workshops designed for individuals and/or small groups of educators who are interested in learning more about how to use Gold Standard PBL in their classrooms and schools. Open online workshops are $599 per person (3 days) and $200 per person (1 day). 

Open Online Workshops are offered to domestic partners in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

3-DAY WORKSHOP | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (time zones vary) 

PBL 101: An Introduction to Project Based Learning

This foundational three-day workshop in Project Based Learning—based on our model of Gold Standard PBL—is the best way to begin your PBL journey. In this workshop, you’ll plan a Gold Standard project for your students and learn equity-centered teaching practices to facilitate high-quality PBL. The PBL 101 workshop models the Project Based Learning process.
Cost: $599 per person


  • October:
    • Oct. 10-12, 2023 (Hawaii Time)

    • Oct. 17-19, 2023 (Central Time)

    • Saturdays, Oct. 7, 14, and 21, 2023 (Central Time)

  • November:
    • Oct. 31, Nov. 1-2, 2023 (Eastern Time) Sold out



3-DAY WORKSHOP | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (time zones vary) 

PBL Coaching Workshop (Prerequisite: PBL 101 or equivalent)

Deepen your expertise as a PBL instructional coach or leader by engaging in this three day experience where you will create a PBL Coaching Toolkit to help you support teachers with implementation of  Gold Standard PBL.
Cost: $599 per person


3-DAY WORKSHOP | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time)  

PBL Leadership Workshop

Dive in with your leadership team and learn how to grow the conditions needed for Gold Standard Project Based Learning to thrive in your system. In consideration of your current reality, you will design a customized strategy to launch or advance Project Based Learning in your unique setting.
Cost: $599 per person

1-DAY WORKSHOP | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Central Time)  

Social Emotional Learning in PBL

Reflect on ways in which Transformative SEL serves as a lever for equity by lifting up identity, agency, belonging, curiosity, and collaborative decision-making for students in Project Based Learning.
Cost: $200 per person


  • October 28, 2023 (Saturday)


Signing up for an online course or open online workshop? Check out the FAQ and Terms & Policies. And good news! You can now purchase CEUs (continuing education units) for any 3-day open online workshop that you attend.

About our workshops

What to Expect

Facilitated by our expert National Faculty, our workshops are a blend of direct instruction, video analysis, hands-on work, resource sharing, and peer collaboration and feedback.

Our online format offers the same exceptional quality as our in-person training, while also sharing new tools for digital connection and collaboration. Learn more

Who Should Attend

Teachers, school and district leaders, instructional coaches for K-12 schools who are looking to gain the skills and knowledge for successful and sustainable implementation of PBL.

Our workshops are designed for educators who are new to PBL and those who are ready to delve deeper into role-specific and advanced workshops.

Why Enroll

Teachers consistently rate our professional development services as exceptional.

Our workshops are based on our Gold Standard PBL model and provide participants with the skills and knowledge needed to design, assess, and manage a rigorous, relevant, and standards-based project.

Questions? Reach out to us at [email protected].