Advanced Teaching & Learning Programs

The Education Department offers a variety of programs for educators with a teaching license to advance their skills with new courses, certificates, licenses or an M.Ed. degree.  Programs include non-credit, credit and licensure options, along with customized pathways toward earning a Master's degree.

Learning Community Model

The Educational Leadership Program is delivered through a learning community. Participants meet together one weekend a month over a 20-month period. Interacting with a group of peers at periodic intervals provides students time and space to examine issues thoughtfully and collaboratively – creating a community of learning that’s self-sustaining. Each cohort is co-facilitated by 2 instructors who follow the program through its entirety.

An exceptional Value

This high-quality, affordable program includes first-rate practicum experiences, job-embedded learning opportunities and instructors from the field to support your development as a transformative leader. You'll gain real-world experience to help further your career.

Program Options

This unique program allows educators to choose what programs will best serve their professional learning needs. Customize your path to earning your M.Ed. in Literacy by combining the Reading Teacher License and the Reading Specialist License or a M.Ed in Teaching and Learning by combining any of the other two certificate/license options below.

Dyslexia Interventionist 

English as a Second Language License

This program can be taken as a stand-alone five course program leading to DPI #1395 or combined with another certificate/license program for the Master of Education degree.

Instructional Coaching & Teacher Leadership Program

This program prepares exemplary educators as PK-12 teacher leaders, with a particular emphasis on instructional coaching. 

K-8 Mathematics Certificate

This program centers on developing an in-depth understanding of mathematics content, processes, and pedagogy appropriate for grades K-8.

Reading Specialist License

This program extends the reading teacher license for educators wishing to pursue additional expertise in literacy assessment, instruction and leadership. 

Reading Teacher License

This program offers a supportive and interactive environment for current classroom teachers to broaden their understanding and skills related to research-based reading assessment, evaluation and instruction. 

Summer Institute on the Teaching of Reading 

 

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