Being culturally competent means having the ability to recognize and respond to the diversity of the world around you and to make better decisions based on that understanding. As educators, this topic has become vital in fostering a positive environment in the classroom and ensuring equity of opportunity for students of different backgrounds.
The Online Professional Certificate in Cultural Competence for Educators is designed for those looking to develop culturally relevant teaching strategies to address issues related to teaching in diverse school settings.
|Core Courses (complete all 4)||Units||Cost||18FA||19SP|
|ED 0997.69 Cultural Competence: A Field of Study||3||$564||8/27-10/19|
|ED 0997.70 Cultural Competence: Building Cultural Knowledge I||3||$564||10/22-12/14|
|ED 0997.22 Cultural Competence: Building Cultural Knowledge II||3||$564||1/28-3/22|
|ED 0997.23 Cultural Competence for Educators in a Changing World||3||$564||3/25-5/17|
*Prices and dates subject to change.
Registration deadline is one week before the course begins. Per unit fee is $188. All courses are 3 units and 8 weeks long.
March 25 - May 17
This foundation course will enhance participants' abilities to understand, evaluate, and provide culturally sensitive and competent services to members of diverse groups. This course gives participants the opportunity to reflect upon their own cultural development and to be more sensitive to others. Participants will engage in an experiential model of learning to include lecture, demonstration, case studies, and individual and small group interaction, to stimulate participants' engagement and practical learning.