Does your school district require you to pursue professional development? Are you looking for Act 48 credits in your particular educational focus? Penn State University serves educators across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania with diverse courses ranging from workshops to online and in-class instruction.
Penn State is an approved provider for both credit and noncredit programs. Our diverse offerings, locations, and delivery modes can help you meet Act 48 requirements.
You can also work towards a credit certificate in Teaching Writing and Literacy, or get a Mathematics Coach endorsement. In addition, many of our graduate courses transfer into Penn State Harrisburg’s online Master of Education in Teaching and Curriculum program.
Late Fall Session: October 26 - December 12, 2020
EDUC 464: Technology and the Learning Process
This course evaluates the relationship between technology-based resources and learning theories through design, implementation, and evaluation of online instructional modules. (3 credits)
SPLED 404: Working with Families and Professionals in Special Education
Throughout this course you will be asked to reflect on how your own family and cultural background has influenced you and your teaching style. You will learn about the life experiences of parents of children with disabilities, legal provisions of the IEP an IFSP process, and how to collaborate effectively with a variety of professionals in educational settings. You will also learn and practice the skills needed to be a positive and productive team member in providing special education services to children with disabilities. (3 credits)
With courses delivered remotely through a combination of Zoom class sessions and online assignments, this is the perfect time to upgrade your professional qualifications right from the comfort and convenience of your own home. So sign up for a course today!
Please contact 570-963-2509 or email [email protected] for information.
How to Apply
Non-degree seeking applicants who want to take graduate-level courses for personal enrichment, professional development, or later want to apply for graduate degree status, can seek admission as a non-degree student in order to register for these classes.
Considering a master’s degree program?
The core courses of Penn State Harrisburg’s 30-credit Master of Education in Teaching and Curriculum are delivered online. Why not take a course with an “EDUC” prefix, as it may transfer into the program as an elective?