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In this workshop, Northstar trainer, Theresa Sladek, will take you through the first steps you should take to get your program ready to use Northstar. She will describe how to accomplish the tasks needed to begin using Northstar effectively and efficiently, such as how to register students, run reports, and find and use the curricula and resources available to Northstar subscribers. 

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For questions about this workshop, please contact Kathleen O’Connell at


    This professional development activity/course is designed for:

  • Program administrators and instructors who already use or plan to adopt Northstar Digital Literacy

We are excited to welcome Northstar expert, Theresa Sladek, to present this workshop to get you started using the many features of the paid version of the Northstar Digital Literacy platform. In this workshop, she will show you how to get started by creating learner accounts, setting up in-person and remote proctoring for assessments, running reports, accessing and using both the in-person and remote learning curricula, and finding and using the Other Resources section on the Northstar Platform. 

This is part of a series of workshops. The next workshop will be Introducing Learners to Northstar on December 1. You can also get in touch with Kathleen at if you'd like to access the recordings of these sessions.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this professional development activity/course, you will be able to:

  • Get your program started using the Northstar Digital Literacy platform features
  • Make a plan for using Northstar digital literacy assessment, instruction, and reporting in your program
Presenter(s) / Facilitator(s)

This session is open to program staff who are using or plan to use Northstar Digital Literacy.

11/17/2023 - 1:00 pm to 11/17/2023 - 2:30 pm

United States

PD Center
SABES Program Support PD Center
Topic Area
Digital Literacy