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Problem of Practice

To promote collaboration, you will learn a valuable problem-solving protocol that yields significant results, whether online or face-to-face. 
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Instructor: Darren Reed
  Added 01/09/2022    English
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What's included  

  • 5 Sections
  • 6-Part Unscripted Scenario
  • 2  Downloadable Resources
  • Reflections and Checks
  • Customized Game Plan
  • Certificate: 1.0 PD Clock Hour

Who's this course for?

Anyone in a school, or any professional setting, can benefit from Problem of Practice.
  • School Leaders
  • Teachers 
  • Counselors
  • District officials
  • Support Staff

What You'll Learn  

  • The roles and responsibilities for an effective Problem of Practice
  • How the process works while observing a real and unscripted Problem of Practice experience

Course Content


  • A willingness to learn and grow.
  • A computer or phone with access to the internet.
  • No paid software required - everything you need is in the Learning Module.

Course Description

If you want to promote collaboration and problem-solving with your colleagues, then this course is for you.  The tools learned can be applied to online or in-person meetings by tapping the expertise in the room for the benefit of all. 

Problem of Practice

Does this course ONLY apply to school personnel?

  • No.  The course is primarily designed for individuals wanting an effective tool to help with problem-solving and collaboration.  Educators, parents, and others will benefit from this experience.

Is there additional information on Problem of Practice I could consider?

What is the best way to take this course?

  • The course is designed, like our other courses, to be as mobile friendly as possible.  Just a few minutes a day with your phone and you complete this course in a week's time.

Are there other opportunities to see Problem of Practice in action?

  • Yes!  Later in the year, we will be hosting live, national events.  There is no cost.  Reach out to us if you have a focus question you want considered.  Look for more information on our site or send an email to stridepdcenter@k12.com. 
Meet the instructor

Darren Reed

Darren Reed has three decades of public and private sector teaching and executive leadership experience. He currently serves as Senior Executive and business leader of the Stride Professional Development Center for Stride, Inc. (Formerly K12, Inc.) Reed has served in various leadership capacities within Stride including Senior Vice President/General Manager, where he held top line accountability for 21 online and blended school programs across eleven states.
Meet the designer

Matthew Hoppe

Matthew Hoppe is an Instructional Designer at Stride. He continually draws upon his experience as a teacher, media producer, and director of arts to support various schools and nonprofits. His passion is to use what he has learned to support others as they pursue living their best lives.

Problem of Practice

Come learn the history, roles, responsibilities, and process for this consultancy protocol.  The power of this course is in observing a real, unscripted Problem of Practice experience focused on career readiness for students.
   Released 01/09/2023    English    Instructor: Darren Reed

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