Educator Courses

Fresno Pacific University Continuing Education offers a variety of independent study, non-degree graduate-level courses to help meet the ever-increasing demand for professional growth for K-14 educators. Our standards-based courses provide relevant, practical information, and dive deeply into each topic.

No matter your motivation for increasing your knowledge in a topic, FPU independent studies courses come to you through convenient online or correspondence learning. Teachers choose our unique courses because they are created and taught by veteran teachers with in depth classroom experience. As you move through a course, take up to one year to finish but implement your newfound knowledge in your classroom immediately. Spend time practicing, engaging and reflecting on your new skills.

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Teachers love our courses! From the 1 on 1 feedback received from instructors to innovative content immediately usable in the classroom, earning non-degree graduate-level professional development credits has never been so career-enhancing.

Course projects are practical and have teachers create immediately useful pedagogical tools such as lessons, posters, bulletin boards, videos, presentations, slide shows, models, trip reports, and many more engaging activities.




quote-left I absolutely loved this course! I especially enjoyed the fact that I was able to develop actual lessons that can be used right away in my classroom. Often during in-services, teachers do not have the opportunity to put what they have learned into practice. However, during this course, I now have lessons that will benefit my students' learning immediately." 


Continuing Education seeks to:

  • Integrate theory and practice through innovative strategies
  • Encourage professionals in informed reflection on values
  • Inspire the highest standards of professional and ethical behavior in the pursuit of excellence
  • Bring transformation to society


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  • EDUC-910
    3 Credits
    Whether you are a new teacher or a seasoned teacher, the nagging questions keep surfacing in our minds: How can I be a more effective...
  • EDUC-911
    3 Credits
    You either love homework or hate it. Whether you align yourself closer to the no-homework camp or to the pro-homework camp, it is...
  • ELA-916
    3 Credits
    Let's close the gap and prepare our elementary students for success! The gap - that seemingly small problem evident in elementary classes...
  • ELA-926
    3 Credits
    Have you experienced the feeling of being overwhelmed with the Common Core State Standards? The Common Core State Standards have been ...

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