Compass Credentials Current and Upcoming Offerings

Teaching and Learning

Carroll University's newly revised Structured Literacy and Dyslexia Interventionist program is back! 

The Dyslexia Interventionist microcredential is designed for classroom teachers, reading teachers, special education teachers and speech and language pathologists who want to increase their knowledge and skill on the teaching of reading. The foundational program, Structured Literacy, provides 30 hours of synchronous learning about language, literacy, and dyslexia. 
The second pathway is our Dyslexia Interventionist Microcredential, designed for those who wish to pursue certification as a Dyslexia Interventionist. 

Summer Institute on the Teaching of Reading Carroll University's three-day summer institute equips teachers, specialists, and administrators with the knowledge and skills to effectively integrate structured literacy practices into a new or existing literacy framework. The Institute includes daily large group sessions as well as afternoon small group sessions tailored to individual grade levels, instructional roles, and needs.
August 17 - 19, 2022
Registration now open!

Instructional Coaching and Teacher Leadership Program This program prepares exemplary educators as PK-12 teacher leaders, with a particular emphasis on instructional coaching. Courses include:

Registration now open!

K-8 Math Program This series is designed for educators with an educator license who want to develop expertise in K-8 mathematics. Courses include:

Registration now open! 

ESL Teaching Program The ESL (English as a Second Language) Program provides educators with five course options for developing expertise in teaching K-12 students who are emergent bilingual (EB) students. For educators intending to take the DPI test for ESL licensure, the foundational ESL credentials are minimally recommended.
Foundational Courses include:  Advanced Courses include: Registration now open!

Nursing Education

Simulation for Educating Nurses
This credential explores using simulation to educate nurses in both an academic and clinical setting. Participants will learn the theory and current standards for simulation education. Participants will have opportunities to experience simulations along with the development of a simulation and debriefing of a simulation. 
Registration now open!

More Information

For information about previously offered credentials, visit our previously offered credentials.

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