Continuing Education Courses for Teachers
Earn graduate-level credit. Gain confidence today. Apply new teaching methods tomorrow.
Fresno Pacific University offers professional development courses that teach real strategies you can apply immediately. With FPU you’ll meet rigorous curriculum requirements, state certification standards and earn accredited graduate-level credit in a convenient online format.
Our CE courses offer real information and tools that you can take back to the classroom. FPU’s expert staff supports teachers through engaging content, prompt feedback and support even after you have completed the course.
All instructors have earned a master’s degree or higher and bring current classroom experience to their courses, creating content that today’s elementary, middle and high school teachers can lean on to build their own expertise. You’ll earn graduate-level professional development credits to maintain your licensure or increase your salary.
We offer an extensive list of engaging courses in subjects such as social and emotional learning (SEL), book application, ELA, math, technology and PE. And at FPU we’re always adding new courses and content for teachers who want to stay current with the latest research and trends. Check back often for new course titles.
Choose Your CE Course. Complete anytime within the next year.
START WITH THESE POPULAR NEW CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES
In addition to individual courses, Fresno Pacific University offers certificates in subject areas such as technology, digital innovation, STEM teaching and more. As you complete individual courses, explore how these can meet the requirements for a certificate.
- Self-Compassion for Teachers - EDUC-939
- Shakespeare for Elementary Students - EDU-967
- Teaching Observational Drawing - ART-907
- Computing Practices & Programming - CSED-902
- Impacts & Ethics of Computing - CSED-903
- Restorative Strategies & Tools - EDUC-915RD
- Skills Based Health Education - HED-915
- Computational Thinking - CSED-901
- Inventions That Changed the World (The Great Courses Series) - STEM-913
- Teaching Across the Curriculum in Pe - PED-924
WHY CHOOSE FPU FOR
Online convenience makes it easy to complete your credits and learn at your convenience. Increase your skills while still working a full-time job.
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.
Experience FPU’s supportive online environment. Instructors are available to answer questions, give feedback on implemented ideas and provide general guidance.
Unlike single-day or weekend workshops, FPU’s courses dive deeper into specific topics and give time for teacher practice, engagement and reflection.
Course instructors at FPU are veteran teachers with classroom experience and advanced degrees who are instrumental in the development of engaging courses.
Professional development courses help you earn certifications and salary increases. Some districts offer thousands of dollars per year for taking courses.
“I have been teaching for 13 years and this class helped me to slow down and reflect on my practices to improve student comprehension. Upon completing the course, I feel refreshed and rejuvenated.”
“I really enjoyed taking this class. The material is well organized with a balance of articles, videos and written assignments.”
“I have a class set of Chromebooks to use for a few hours each day. I now have so many new ideas of what I can use them for with my students this next school year. I cannot wait!”
“This class has given me lots of ideas and resources to make my Algebra 1 class better and more dynamic. I have used a lot of the ideas already and my students are more engaged in math because of them.”