Online Professional Development

 Graduate Courses
College Courses Online (Adams State College)
For teachers who need to recertify or or qualify for NCLB
Visit WebsiteMore Info : click here to download a flyer

 

ESPB-Approved Middle School Endorsement
Four online courses offered by North Dakota State University in content area reading, childhood & adolescence, philosophy of middle level education, and teaching for critical thinking.
Web Site: https://www.ndsu.edu/dce/degrees/endorsements 

 

Linguistically Diverse Education Program: Metropolitan State University of Denver
This 22-23 credit sequence includes courses which address literacy and content instruction for English Language Learners as well as courses in language acquisition, the assessment of English Language Learners, and perspectives in the education of Linguistically Diverse students. Teachers who complete this sequence and pass the corresponding PLACE test will qualify for the Linguistically Diverse: ESL Specialist endorsement. Note: undergraduate credit only
Web Site: http://www.msudenver.eduMore Info: Click here for an advising guide.

 

Online Discussion with Brian Camborne
Classroom teachers, administrators, and staff developers are invited to be part of the conversation. Participate in a learning discussion with colleagues and a respected international educator, explore the conditions that enhance and support learning, ask questions of Brian Cambourne about how his thinking has evolved and changed regarding the conditions of learning, identify practical solutions regarding literacy instruction.

To participate in the discussion, you must be subscribed to TLN Listserve and you are strongly encouraged to access the article and read it prior to the conversation. All you have to do is subscribe to The Learning Network listserve to get the email correspondence between Brian and all the educators on the listserve.

Web Site: https://www.rcowen.com/TLNS-DiscussionFormReq.htm 

 

PBS TeacherLine
PBS TeacherLine is the premier professional development resource offering online courses for Pre K-12 teachers. Trained, certified facilitators lead more than 100 top-quality, six-week courses that span the entire curriculum: Reading/Language Arts, Science, Mathematics,
Instructional Technology, and Instructional Strategies. To provide more professional development opportunities for teachers and paraprofessionals, and to assist them in meeting their Highly Qualified status, the Colorado Department of Education’s (CDE) Consolidated Federal Programs Unit is offering a $100 tuition reimbursement to any teacher completing one or more of the 30 CDE approved courses. Priority will be given to those from Title I schools, but this program is available to all.
Web Site: http://www.pbs.org/teacherline/ 

 

UNC DNCE 508 - Using Movement as a Tool in Interdisciplinary Learning (online class)
Emphasis is on teaching academic concepts through movement. Participants learn to tailor movement experiences appropriate for communicating specific ideas to students. A Multiple Intelligences approach to learning is demonstrated throughout the class along with active learning teaching strategies. Class is taught online.
Dates: Sep 24 to Dec 3, 2007Credit: 2.0
Instructor: Sandra Milton, Ph D; 303-450-6347Cost: $360
Registration: UNC Office of Extended Studies 1-800-232-1749More Info: slminto@msn.com
Graduate Degree Programs
Colorado Christian University: Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction
For teachers who need to recertify or or qualify for NCLB
Web Site: http://www.ccu.edu/ccu/maci/ 

 

Drexel Online: Master of Science in Library & Information Science
For information professionals who want to focus on management of digital information or information/library services
Web Site: http://www.drexel.com/online-degrees 

 

Regis University Teacher Education Programs
Nine MA Ed degrees including Professional Leadership, Instructional Technology, and Reading can be completed all or mostly in an online format.
Web Site: http://www.regis.edu/CCLS/Departments/Education/Education/Degrees-Programs.aspx 
Internet Resources
CCHE Resource Directory for Educators
A searchable database of courses for educators offered by Colorado colleges and universities
Web Site: http://highered.colorado.gov/Academics/ExtendedStudies/ 

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