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Learn how to engage students and inspire STEM learning

STEM Courses for Teachers

Earn Graduate Level Credit | Learn how to engage students | Inspire STEM learning in your classroom.

Fresno Pacific University offers professional development for STEM teachers that includes strategies you can immediately apply in the classroom. With FPU professional development courses, you’ll meet rigorous curriculum requirements and state certification standards while earning graduate-level credit in a convenient online format.

Are you ready to get excited about new strategies for inspiring STEM learning in the classroom? FPU offers professional development for STEM teachers that allows you to explore the rationale and strategies for selecting, planning, implementing and assessing lessons that develop STEM disciplines in your students.

Fresno STEM courses allow teachers to reflect on strategies in their own classroom, as well as network with other teachers to share and evaluate research, resources, lessons and strategies. They will complete these courses with a better understanding of current research that supports integrating STEM into lessons, as well as the best practices for designing those lessons. Educators not only learn how to implement tools and strategies for engaging students in meaningful integrated STEM investigations, but also some of the tools they can use in their lessons. They include Makerspace, Scratch and Tinkercad.

Choose Your STEM Course

Enroll anytime and complete within the next year

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Earn a Certificate from Fresno Pacific

In addition to taking individual courses, educators can choose to complete one required course and four STEM-related elective courses to earn a STEM Teaching Certificate from Fresno Pacific University.

Student Insights

“This was an exciting course that helped me progress in my knowledge of the best way to incorporate STEM in my classroom.”
- Educator, California

“Excellent course! I learned a lot about implementing STEM lessons into my classroom.”
- Educator, Pennsylvania

“This is one of the best classes I have taken in a while! It can be adapted to all grade levels. If we teach using the STEM approaches, we will challenge students, create problem solvers and higher level thinkers.”
- Educator, Western Australia

Why Choose FPU For
Professional Development

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    The convenience of completing courses online allows you to increase your skills while working full time.
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    Enroll in the required and elective courses one at a time and take up to an entire year to complete each one. There is no need to visit the Fresno Pacific University Campus.
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    FPU has created a supportive online experience. Instructors are available to answer questions, give feedback, and provide guidance.
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    Pay for each course as you go through the program. There is no need to fund the cost of the certificate upfront.
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    Course instructors at FPU have classroom teaching experience and advanced degrees and are instrumental in the development of engaging courses.
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    FPU professional development courses can help you earn certifications and salary increases. Depending on your location, some school districts offer tens of thousands of dollars per year for course units.