It’s a common misconception that education professionals have summer vacation like their students. But anyone who’s been a teacher, administrator, or even superintendent knows that summer is the perfect opportunity for professional development.

Whether it’s attending online webinars, traveling to workshops, or sitting down for a good read, there are plenty of opportunities to brush up on Common Core State Standards, 21st century leadership, and technology integration this summer.

In this list of summer professional development for educators, we highlight some of the most prestigious and easiest-to-access opportunities around the U.S. and online to help you get started on your summer professional development adventures—hopefully between delicious barbeques and beach vacations, of course.

(Next page: Summer workshops)