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

This Program is delivered through a learning community. Participants meet together one weekend a month. 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 facilitated by Education faculty and instructors with deep experience in the field.

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 in your selected program of study. 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.

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. 

Reading Specialist License

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

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.

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.

Interested in further developing your literacy instruction?
Learn more about Carroll's Structured Literacy/Dyslexia Interventionist Program offered by the Office of Continuous and Lifelong Learning. 

What sets Carroll apart?

  • Focused on educating for all PK-12 students’ success and well-being, whether in urban, suburban or rural contexts.
  • Convenient, one weekend per month class schedule for busy professionals.
  • Proven history of strong students and successful employment.
  • Courses are taught by instructors with deep experience in the field.
  • Coursework is research-based and responsive to students in the cohort.
  • Invaluable experience connecting and networking in a cohort-based model.
  • Learn by doing. Innovative field/practicum experiences are integrated with coursework. These deep, practical experiences and feedback from instructors/field supervisors run throughout the program.
Read More About How This Program Prepares Educators to Expand their Careers!

Connect with Us

Admission Counselor Josh Hurlebaus

Join us at our next open house to learn more! 
Speak one-on-one with faculty and our graduate admission counselor, Josh Hurlebaus.

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 6:00PM - RSVP Here

Interested but unable to attend? Contact Josh to learn more:
Email - | Phone or text - 262-747-2275
Schedule an appointment: Bookings Link

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