webAcademy by Smekens Education

Literacy strategies for K-12 teachers

Online courses from webAcademy offer on-demand professional learning for teachers across the K-12 spectrum.

Every webAcademy course is built from video footage captured during live full-day seminars led by Kristina Smekens, president and lead consultant for Smekens Education.

Powerful PD

Rooted in practical, best-practice strategies, each webAcademy course features engaging online professional development that is designed for on-demand access by individuals or groups.

In addition to delivering 5+ hours of professional development, each webAcademy course also includes opportunities for educators to reflect and comment on what they are learning. Registrants are granted 30 days to complete a course but receive lifetime access to a password-protected web page that contains a treasure trove of lessons, videos, and other resources for implementation.

The cost to enroll in a webAcademy course is $140 per person.

Designed for individuals or entire staffs

The cost to enroll in a webAcademy course is $140 per person. With our group discount options available to schools and districts, an entire staff can benefit from webAcademy courses at a discounted rate. To enroll multiple teachers, contact our webAcademy team at (888) 376-0448.


"Kristina has what it takes to get educators excited about teaching writing."

Teresa LeBeau, Instructional Coach, CSC Southern Hancock County, Greenfield, IN

Key features

Flexible: Start a course whenever it’s most convenient.

Self-Paced: After paying for a course, you have 30 days to complete the coursework. Each course requires five to six hours to complete.

On-Demand: Educators can complete their webAcademy coursework using any internet-enabled computer, tablet, or smart phone.

Recognition: After completing a course, participants receive a Certificate of Completion acknowledging their time spent participating in the course.

Why webAcademy?

Practical: Smekens Education is best known for providing teachers with innovative and practical teaching strategies that are rooted in best practice and the College & Career-Ready Standards.

Engaging: For more than a decade, teachers have been raving about the enthusiastic and entertaining presentation style of Kristina Smekens. You definitely won’t be bored!

Cost-Effective: With registration fees beginning at just $140 per person, webAcademy courses eliminate the need for hiring a substitute, making sub plans, or incurring travel expenses.

Contact the webAcademy team!

Email: webacademy@smekenseducation.com | Phone: (888) 376-0448