SCHOOL OF EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
Are you dedicated to school reform and educational equity for all students? Professional roles in education are rapidly changing as learners' needs evolve. This graduate certificate brings together faculty and students seeking to support working educators in ongoing professional development and learning activities, helping them become more effective and productive in their jobs.
Focus is on the professional development needs of K12 teachers and those of higher educators and workplace learners.
Applying principles of adult learning, instructional design, and change leadership, this certificate uses a variety of methods (mentoring, coaching, site-based communities, e-learning resources, workshops) to support professional growth and accountability in ways that meet the needs of the future's adult workplace learners.
This certificate program will support individuals who hold or seek to move into leadership positions inside school districts, community colleges, higher education policy organizations or community-based education organizations. Roles may include: director, deputy, superintendent or president.
Investing in your future is a big decision. However, becoming a fully online student at CU Denver is an affordable option with discounted tuition rates for non resident, fully online students. And of course, you will save money not having to drive to campus! Tuition and fees are based largely on the class that you enroll in.
Tuition amount assessed is determined based on which school/college is offering your class, as well as if it is an undergrad or graduate level, and finally your resident status. For more information or to view exact rates, please visit the Tuition and Financial Aid page.
Financial aid and scholarships are available for those who qualify.
The certificate consists of three courses and each course is worth three graduate credit hours.
Career opportunities include senior positions inside school districts, community colleges, higher education policy or community-based education organizations.
Roles may include that of director, deputy, superintendent or president.
INTE 7110: Mentoring, Coaching and Training
In this course, students examine research surrounding the design and delivery of professional learning (PL) programs in K20 and workplace settings. Projects and activities address: adult learning; PL models; design and; performance support and evaluation; career development and digital presence; and online tools.
INTE 7130: Improving Workplace Performance
In this course, students develop and evaluate large-scale learning initiatives in K20 and workplace settings. Topics include: frameworks for evaluating job performance based on professional learning standards; planning, delivering, and evaluating professional learning initiatives; research models; and performance improvement tools and resources.
INTE 7150: Engaging in Education Advocacy
This course will look at the theoretical foundations and critical issues of advocacy, elements of advocacy planning, and strategies for action.