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 or call (619) 594-0845.

Courses

2020 Spring2020 Summer2020 Fall
2020 Fall
ED 0997.190 Cultural Competence: A Field of Study
Participants will explore definitions in diversity and culture; identify awareness of personal stages of cultural competence; practice skills in cross-cultural communication; participate in practical learning experiences for skill development in culturally competent strategies and application; and develop an action plan towards becoming culturally competent, both individually and in their classroom.

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.
Course Date(s)
September 14 - November 6
$663
Instructors
Tanis Starck