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Professional Development is Possible

Partner with an Expert in Teacher Education to Provide Year-round Professional Development

Fresno Pacific University (FPU) Continuing Education offers professional development services to meet individual and group needs within the educational community, primarily those in elementary and secondary education. Two options are available for busy, working teachers: a) Independent study online courses or b) In-person/Online in-service workshops.

Questions? Please contact us: (559) 453-2043 or

  • Learn it Today, Teach it Tomorrow
  • Research-based Teaching Practices
  • Content-based Coursework
  • Focus on Critical Thinking Skills
  • Year-round Professional Development
  • WASC Accredited
  • University Transcript Available
  • Competitive Tuition Fees

Graduate Level Credit for OUR Independent Study Courses or YOUR In-service Workshops

Independent Study Courses

Staff development focused on research-based teaching methods

Professional Dev Workshops

Partnering with districts to strengthen classroom instruction

  • Partnering with K-14 schools, county offices, and state departments
  • Educational experiences designed for the working professional
  • In-person and online options are available
  • University credit offered for local staff development
  • Graduate-level professional development credit (letter and transcript legend)

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FPU Continuing Education is pleased to partner with schools and school districts to offer customized conferences and workshops for educators. If you are interested in collaborating with Fresno Pacific University on a customized workshop for your educators, please reach out to Paulette Matsubara at or (559) 453-2049. We also partner with schools and school districts so college credit may be provided for workshops offered by yourself and/or your district. Each unit requires 15 hours which may be cumulative over the course of the school year. Tuition is $80 per unit, plus applicable fees. Please review the Workshop Application for more detail about providing your own workshop.