San Diego State University was founded in 1897 as a training facility for teachers, and remains committed to the standard of excellence it has demonstrated over more than 120 years of service. Our instructors are graduates of and expert instructors in SDSU education programs, and all are subject matter experts and leaders in their field. Graduate-level, extension credit courses appear on an SDSU transcript are appropriate for salary advancement.

San Diego State University was founded in 1897 as a training facility for teachers, and remains committed to the standard of excellence it has demonstrated over more than 120 years of service.

In keeping with that tradition, we’re excited to offer Professional Development Courses for Educators. These graduate-level online courses are designed for teachers, administrators, and other individuals who work in education. You’ll focus on a range of topics, such as educational tools, cultural competency, equitability, and new technology in the classroom. You’ll also have the opportunity to earn Professional Development Credits that appear on an SDSU transcript, which are ideal for building your résumé and advancing your career.

Estimated Cost Estimated Cost
$221/Unit
Completion Time Min. Completion Time
15 Hours/Unit
Course Format Course Format
Online

Your courses are taught by both SDSU graduates and experienced faculty from SDSU education programs who use their subject matter expertise to help you grow and develop as an educational leader.

Help bring the future of education to your school community. Enroll in a Professional Development Course today.

New courses for Summer 2019 open for registration May 1.

 

Courses Units Cost 19SU
Understanding At-Risk Youth: A Social Context 3 $663 6/15-8/10
Designing a Technology-Driven Classroom 3 $663  
Cultural Competence: A Field Study 3 $663  
Redefine Instruction with a Flipped Classroom 1 $221  

Prices and dates subject to change.

For additional information please email educators.ces@sdsu.edu.

Courses

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2021 Spring
ED 0997.191 Cultural Knowledge: Unconscious Bias
Protests in the wake of the killing of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movements, COVID-19 and our recent elections are shining a spotlight on racism in all facets of American life - including in education. Our unconscious biases result in many of our choices. Bias is personal, cultural and institutional. In this course, an introduction to concepts of culture and cultural diversity, and developing an awareness and appreciation for the full range of diversity in the American (U.S.) culture will be explored. At the completion of this course, educators will be able to: Gain specific knowledge and information of the history, experiences, cultural values, and lifestyles of various socio-demographic groups that exist in American society and how educators can increase their effectiveness in educating all American students.
Course Date(s)
February 1 - March 22
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Instructors
Tanis Starck