Online Professional Development credit options

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Taking online courses are convenient and flexible.

Check out the University of Dayton (UD) website https://udayton.edu/education/departments_and_programs/other_programs/nondegreeworkshops/online_workshops.php

UD is offering workshop credit hours in collaboration with Educational Impact (EI) Academy. These are online professional development workshops costing $65 per video.  University of Dayton credit can also be purchased.

Educational Impact Academy Video Offerings (pdf) >>

The Greene County Career Center Adult Workforce Division, in collaboration with UD, is offering undergraduate and graduate level online, on-demand, self-paced PD called “Ed2Go.”  These are instructor-led 6 week courses and cost $99 per course.  UD graduate workshop credit can also be purchased.

www.ed2go.com/greene

The Montgomery County Educational Service Center is offering online video courses in collaboration with with UD.  These courses cost $125 each. UD graduate workshop credit can also be purchased.

Access our online course list and description of each course before entering our registration site (pdf) >>

If you have taken any of these online workshops or courses, please consider sending us your rating and overall evaluation of the program.

 

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FREE CEHS Summer Partnership Institute PD at WSU this summer

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I just recently learned about free PD to be held at Wright State university over the summer.

Workshops include options such as:

  • Assessment
  • Connecting a School Garden to Content Standards
  • Book in a Day
  • Safe Space Ally Development Training
  • Proactive Circle Conversations to Promote Social and Academic Development
  • Mental Health in the Schools
  • Developmentally Appropriate child Guidance:  Addressing Disruptive Behavior in the Early Childhood Classroom
  • Toward a Psychology of Understanding ADHD
  • What’s New in Children’s Picture Books in Content Areas?
  • Introduction to Co-Teaching
  • Teaching Strategies for Promoting Active Participation in the Classroom
  • An Introduction to Project Based Learning

I have not attended PD from this partnership institute before, however as an adjunct instructor at WSU, I have had the opportunities of attending presentations from a couple of the featured professors in the workshops listed above.  Based on the quality of the content and delivery I experienced before, in addition to the cost, I highly recommend checking out the offerings:

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All of the courses will be held at Millett Hall:

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Save the Date in September for the UC STEM Conference!

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Having previously attended and presented at the annual UC STEM Conference, I highly recommend this informative, well-planned event.

The University of Cincinnati (UC) and the Cincinnati STEM Collaborative (GCSC) have a new partnership with Northern Kentucky University – CINSAM (NKU).

Although I have not attended the newly added Industry field trips and kick-off dinner with STEM Initiative Models and Interactive Workshop sessions to be held at NKU, I have had the opportunity to participate in the all day Cincinnati conference.

There are many registration options to select.  For a couple years, I was extremely satisfied with the full-day option.  $50 includes a garage parking pass (very valuable at UC), breakfast, lunch, up to 4 contact hours, and conference giveaways.  One year I even won an amazon gift card during their free giveaways.  For a few dollars, the evening option seems well worth the value.

Please review their website.  You will be sure to find a number of STEM related workshops at your interest and teaching grade-level.

http://ceas.uc.edu/special_programs/ceems/stem-conference-2017.html

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ASEE Workshop on PK-12 Engineering Education

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A $75 non-member fee includes registration for the Pre-K – 12 Professional Development workshops focusing on Engineering.  The rate provides you with ASEE membership, a day of PD, curriculum showcase, continental breakfast, and a networking lunch.

The conference website,  https://www.asee.org/conferences-and-events/conferences/k12-workshop/2017, highlights the following:

  • Results-oriented, interactive, day-long program of professional learning for pre-college teachers
  • Wide array of quality sessions for all levels of teaching
  • Engaging, fun, hands-on activities for the classroom
  • Ways to have students engage in engineering design processes
  • Ways to integrate engineering into the classroom
  • Increased awareness of engineering careers in today’s world
  • Free takeaway materials for your classroom
  • Networking and opportunities for future collaboration
  • Certificate of completion at the end of the workshop (for continuing education credits)
  • Light refreshments

If you have attended an ASEE conference before, please share your thoughts and reflections on its benefits