Learn to apply REAL, valuable classroom skills from current authors and stand-out books.

Book Application Courses for Teachers

Earn graduate level credit. Gain confidence today.  Implement new strategies tomorrow.

Fresno Pacific University offers professional development courses that teach real strategies you can apply in your classroom immediately. With FPU you’ll meet rigorous curriculum requirements, state certification standards and earn graduate level credit in a convenient online format.

Are you ready to get excited about diving into important works from authors who offer effective, current classroom strategies? Reading a book is one thing. Studying the concepts and effective ways to implement the information learned is a valuable skill.  

Our book application courses help you develop those skills needed to most effectively use the outlined strategies in your classroom. Fresno Pacific helps you take learning a step further. Book application courses help teachers work through the book’s content and create action and lesson plans that help you make REAL practical use of the content learned.

Book application courses are Fresno Pacific’s only professional development courses that are offered as 1-or 2- unit options, making these topics a great option for teachers who need that one last unit. Although offered in an asynchronous online classroom environment, instructors and teachers interact via engaging technology.

Choose your book application course.
Enroll any time and complete within the next year.





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    Online convenience makes it easy to complete your credits and learn at your convenience. Increase your skills while still working a full-time job.
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    Enroll in courses 24/7/365 and take up to an entire year to complete the course without any need to visit the Fresno Pacific University campus.
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    Experience FPU’s supportive online environment. Instructors are available to answer questions, give feedback on implemented ideas and provide general guidance.
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    Unlike single-day or weekend workshops, FPU’s courses dive deeper into specific topics and give time for teacher practice, engagement and reflection.
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    Course instructors at FPU are veteran teachers with classroom experience and advanced degrees who are instrumental in the development of engaging courses.
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    Professional development courses help you earn certifications and salary increases. Some districts offer thousands of dollars per year for taking courses.

Get excited about immersing yourself in an important, current, teaching strategy book.



“This truly was a pleasant surprise for a 1-unit course. I could not put the book down and the assignments in the course helped me digest and apply the concepts. This is a great course for a veteran teacher to re-ignite the passion for your teaching career or for new teachers, giving them the tools necessary to start off on the right foot. I will highly recommend this course to anyone in the teaching profession.”

“This course was so much fun. The book is an easy read with some GREAT strategies. The assignments are relevant, and the workload is manageable. If you are looking for a course to re-ignite your passion this course is for you!!”

“This course is a must for anyone who teaches students experiencing the effects of living in poverty. I am starting my new year with behavior management strategies that are designed to help establish a safe classroom climate.”

Fresno Pacific University is accredited by the Western Senior College and University Commission (WSCUD). Courses are approved by Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).