Klassroom Professional Development

Courses and Certifications

Like your students, you are always learning and growing.
Continue to advance your skills with world-class personal development courses and certifications.

Teacher Certification Programs

Teachaway

Earn your teacher certification with nationally accredited teacher training that prepares you for life in the classroom without stretching your budget.

Online
6-9 Months
Teacher Licensure
COURSE DETAILS
Structure

Online and in-class. Students complete 20-hours of online coursework per week for 6 months, in addition to a 3-month clinical placement which can be done concurrently or consecutively.

Curriculum

This nationally-accredited program provides you with the small class sizes, innovative learning environment, deep teacher-student engagement and expert instruction to prepare you for your very own classroom. Certification specializations include Secondary English, Secondary Science, Secondary Math and TESOL.

Course Provider

Teach Away has partnered with the Hawai’i Teacher Standards Board (HTSB) to deliver a nationally-accredited program that is recognized by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP).

This programs AAQEP recognition means that all aspects of TCP have undergone review and have been awarded New Program Recognition of Capacity by the Accreditation Commission.

Upon completion, you’ll receive:

Teacher Licensure in the state of Hawai’i

Klassroom_

A flexible, affordable and nationally accredited alternative teacher certification program.

Online
6-9 Months
Teacher Licensure
COURSE DETAILS
Structure

Online classes. Students can complete a total of 360 hours of online coursework within six months, in addition to a 450-hour clinical placement, which can be done concurrently or consecutively.

Curriculum

This nationally-accredited program provides you with small class sizes, an innovative digital learning environment, and expert instruction to prepare you for your very own classroom.

Course Provider

Klassroom delivers a nationally-accredited program that is recognized by the Arizona Department of Education (ADE).

This program’s AAQEP recognition means that all aspects of TCP have undergone review and have been awarded New Program Recognition of Capacity.

Upon completion, you’ll receive:

Teacher Licensure in the Arizona State (Arizona).

School Health and Safety

JHU

Developed to address a definitive 21st-century issue facing education: ensuring that students experience a safe, healthy school environment.

Online
10-50 Hours
Professional Certificate

This program is for pre-K–12 educators, support personnel, leadership, schools and districts who want to create an environment that fosters a “safe and healthy” mindset. Participants will complete a comprehensive and evidence-based course curriculum focused on key topics schools are facing today and explore ways to safeguard their school community.

COURSE DETAILS
Structure

100% online and self-paced. Teachers complete 10 hours of course content and school leaders complete 50 hours of course content.

Curriculum

The Johns Hopkins Safe and Healthy Schools Certification Program consists of five engaging, comprehensive courses. The content in each course systematically reflects in-depth research and best-practice learning focused on the issue facing education: ensuring students experience a safe school environment.

The program is intended to unite communities through comprehensive, evidence-based learning that’s available to school teachers and leaders everywhere.

Individual teachers and school leaders can enroll in the program. The teacher program is 10 hours (1 CEU) and the leadership program is 50 hours (5 CEUs) in length.

In addition to individual training, schools can also earn a school certification. To do so, 70 percent of school teaching staff, plus one leader are required to complete the training.

Course Provider

Created by the Johns Hopkins Center for Safe and Healthy Schools (CSHS) and delivered by Klassroom, this program is the result of a joint commitment to establishing safe and healthy learning environments.

Upon completion, you’ll receive:

Individuals and schools that complete the Safe and Healthy Schools Program will earn a digital credential valid for three years upon completion. In addition to the credential, teachers earn 1 CEU for 10 hours of learning and school leaders earn 5 CEUs for 50 hours of learning.

To remain certified the Safe and Healthy Schools Certification Program refresher course would need to be completed by at least 70 percent of staff and a minimum of one school leader.

Professional Development Courses

TeachAway

Ensure a successful online learning experience for you and your students with our online teaching course.

Online
20 Hours
Professional Certificate
COURSE DETAILS
Structure

100% online and self-paced. It takes approximately 20 hours to complete this interactive course.

Curriculum

This course explores the world of online learning and the role of the online educator and how to best prepare, plan, and teach an effective online lesson. There will also be many tools, tips, and resources for you to ensure a successful online teaching and learning experience for both you and your students.

Course Provider

The course was designed by Teresa Avery from the University of Toronto Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE). She is a leading expert on new research and best practice in online education and curriculum development.

Upon completion, you’ll receive:

A professional certificate in Effective Online Teaching Strategies: Creating smarter virtual classrooms from Teach Away.

Colombia College

Digital learning has become a standard part of the 21st-century classroom. Bring your teaching practice up to date with digital literacy training.

Online
30 Hours
Professional Certificate
COURSE DETAILS
Structure

100% online and self-paced. Students take approximately 30 hours to complete this interactive course.

Curriculum

Digital Learning for the K-8 Classroom is a four-module online professional development course that prepares teachers to cultivate their students’ digital literacies and 21st-century skills. Participants in this course will familiarize themselves with the practical and theoretical knowledge needed to establish digital literacy skills in themselves and their students through lesson activities and curriculum development.

Course Provider

We partnered with Teachers College, Columbia University and award-winning educator, Detra Price-Dennis, to create an innovative professional development course to help close the digital skills gap in today’s classrooms.

The team that created this peer-reviewed course are all educators from Teachers College, Columbia University, one of the top-10 ranking schools of education in the US, and the course content was developed by a leading expert on best practices in digital learning in the classroom.

Upon completion, you’ll receive:

Upon completion of this course, you’ll receive a certificate of completion from Teachers College at Columbia University, one of the top-10 ranking schools of education in the US. This course also qualifies for 3 Continuing Education Units.

Michigan CEDER

Improve your teaching practice with practical disciplinary literacy strategies to apprentice students as readers, writers, and thinkers of the disciplines.

Online
10 Hours
Professional Certificate
COURSE DETAILS
Structure

100% online and self-paced. Students take approximately 30 hours to complete this interactive course.

Curriculum

Covering the latest research and best practices from working educators in the field of disciplinary literacy, teachers in this course will learn the knowledge and strategies needed to successfully develop their students’ reading and writing abilities in different disciplines.

Course Provider

Learn directly from leading disciplinary literacy expert, Elizabeth Birr Moje, at the University of Michigan, School of Education - one of the top-15 ranking faculties of education in the US.

Upon completion, you’ll receive:

A professional certificate in Digital Learning for the K-8 Classroom from CEDER University of Michigan.

Teachaway

This course equips teachers with the teaching methods and strategies needed to connect with students and parents of all cultural backgrounds.

Online
1.5 Hours
Professional Certificate
COURSE DETAILS
Structure

100% online and self-paced. Students take approximately 30 hours to complete this interactive course.

Curriculum

Cultural competence for educators. This course curriculum prepares teachers across all subject areas and levels to work with culturally diverse students and their families. Providing educators with practical takeaways, increased awareness on the impact of culture on classroom learning, knowledge to effectively deal with cross-cultural issues and strategies for creating a stronger home-school connection.

Course Provider

The course was designed by Dr. Arti Joshi, Ph.D. in Child and Family Studies, a leading expert on culturally responsive teaching practices to help educators expand their teaching knowledge and better connect with students and their parents.

Upon completion, you’ll receive:

A professional certificate in Culturally Responsive Teaching: Connecting with Students and Parents of Different Cultures from Teach Away.

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