If you're are an educator, more than likely you're also a lifelong learner. Advance your knowledge and skills in the field of education with the Carroll University Professional Development Institute. The institute has a theory to practice emphasis through workshops and courses that address high-need and high-interest topics. Ongoing professional development for educators is linked to better instruction and improved student learning. The courses are taught by practicing professionals and may be taken for credit or no credit. Non-credit participants pay a registration fee.
Are you ready to share your expertise? The supervision of student teachers workshop is for teachers interested in mentoring Carroll University candidates as part of their student teaching experience (see course description).
Arts-Integration: Transforming Learning through Theater - EDU691-F (0, 1, 2, or 3 credits)
A collaboration between First Stage Milwaukee and Carroll University.
Engage in a variety of dramatic activities including pantomime, role play, improvisation and storytelling. Come away with dramatic activities for the classroom. This may be taken for no credit or for one, two, or three graduate credits. For two and three credits, teachers have the opportunity to have First Stage mentors visit their classrooms as demonstration models and coaches (see course description).
National Writing Project at Carroll University
The Carroll University graduate program in education is host to the National Writing Project (NWP), a professional development network that serves teachers of writing at all grade levels, primary through university, and in all subjects.
Using Technology to Enhance the Writing Process
This is the technology strand of the Summer Institute.
Writing Across the Curriculum, Leadership Summer Institute
The NWP-CU Summer Institute is the cornerstone of all NWP programs. It is appropriate for all content area teachers K-12.
The Zen of Collegial Studies
The Zen of Collegial Studies is for those who would like to become more involved in the NWP in a leadership role.
Enhancing Literacy Through Art
Integrating writing and graphic representation into any curriculum, participants learn writing strategies to implement in the classroom and how to support reluctant writers and readers through visualization.