Courses

This virtual workshop equips educators with tools to enhance their understanding of students and their learning processes, leading to improved performance.

As a result of attending this workshop participants will be able to:
  • Strengthen their ability to improve academic and social development of diverse learners.
  • Create culturally responsive learning communities.
  • Use culturally responsive teaching as a response to social and societal issues.
  • Successfully engage parents and students to help them feel welcomed and valued



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Title: Bloom Township High School District 206 Spanish for Administrators  

Course Fee: $399 Bloom Teachers

Dates: June 11 - July 18, 2024 

Times: 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. 

Course Description: In partnership with Governors State University and Bloom Township School District #206, administrators will learn Spanish language skills and cultural context in order to use conversational Spanish, communicate with students and their parents, host parent-teacher conferences in Spanish, and better support Spanish-speaking students and their families.



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Title: Bloom Township High School District 206 Spanish for Teachers 

Course Fee: Bloom Teachers

Dates: June 11 - July 18, 2024 

Times: 12:45 to 3:15 p.m. 

Course Description: In partnership with Governors State University and Bloom Township School District #206, teachers will learn Spanish language skills and cultural context in order to use conversational Spanish, communicate with students and their parents, host parent-teacher conferences in Spanish, and better support Spanish-speaking students and their families.



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Title: Bloom Township High School District 206 Spanish Open Language Lab  

Course Fee: $399 Bloom Teachers

Dates: June 14 - July 19, 2024 

Times: 9 to 11 a.m. 

Course Description: In partnership with Governors State University and Bloom Township School District #206, use your Spanish language skills in a real conversational setting.



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The Chicago Southland Educator Second Annual Conference - 2024

Focus: Educator Retention

Conference Fee: $75

Dates: Thursday, June 13, 2024

Times: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Conference Description:  The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, in partnership with the College of Education & Human Development, presents the second annual conference in the Chicago Southland to address strategies, focusing on educator retention. 



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Join us for this interactive workshop to learn more about earning credit by prior learning.


Wednesday, September 4, 2024
Wednesday, November 13, 2024

Course Title: Title ESL for University Park Refugees/Asylum Seekers

Course Fee: Free

Dates: 5/13/24 – 6/28/24

Times: 9 am – 12 pm

Course Description: This course provides basic ESL integrated skills to newly arrived refugees and asylum seekers who reside in the city of University Park.



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Course Title: Title ESL for University Park Refugees/Asylum Seekers

Course Fee: Free

Dates: 5/13/24 – 6/28/24

Times: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Course Description: This course provides basic ESL integrated skills to newly arrived refugees and asylum seekers who reside in the city of University Park.



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Fostering Success Conference 2024 - 5.0 hours

Course Fee: $100 for general public, $25 for GSU students

Dates: March 13, 2024

Times: 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Course Description: 

Supporters of young adults with disabilities, join us at Governors State University for the College of Health and Human Services Fostering Success Conference 2024. You will have the opportunity to learn about evidence-based practices and connect with members of the community focused on providing resources for people with disabilities. 

Exhibitor Registration here.

 



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Fostering Success Conference 2024 - EXHIBITORS REGISTRATION


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A Professional Development Opportunity for Faculty and Staff

The S.E.E.D.S. Professional Development Program exemplifies principles that support employees in their path of career and professional development. The program recognizes the importance of employee learning and training as well as the benefits of providing access to resources.



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Please join us for an information session on grant money and funding opportunities to continue your education.


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International Day of Yoga Celebration

Course Fee: FREE

Dates: June 21, 2024

Times: 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

Course Description: Join GovState's School of Extended Learning for the International Day of Yoga Celebration with Yoga Instructor Chaitanya.  



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Next Generation Conference 

Conference Fees: 

  • Early Bird $389, deadline August 25
  • Group Rate $299 per person, must 2 to 4 people per institution 
  • September Registration $425 

Dates / Times: 

  • September 25 evening, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. hotel check-in 
  • September 26, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
  • September 27, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

Conference Description: GovStateUniversity will host a next-generation leadership conference to develop and empower the next generation of diverseleaders in higher education.  We aim toenhance leadership skills, inspire and uplift individuals, and prepare them topursue future cabinet-level positions.



September 25-27, 2024, Governors State University

Social Determinants of Health - Faculty / Student Poster Presentation Registration 

Course Fee: Free

Dates: October 18, 2024

Times: 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Course Description: Join GovState in partnership with the Chicago Southland Chamber of Commerce at the Social Determinants of Health Program. Present your research and scholarship to community health activists.  

 



Friday, October 18, 2024, Governors State University
Trauma and Resilience Across the Lifespan, this course is meant to expand clinicians' understanding of integrated care perspective to working with trauma and resilience


July 1, 2023 to July 24, 2024, Online Self-Paced Via Black Board
Course Title: Unlock the Power of LinkedIn: Boost Your Network and Grow Your Business! 

Course Fee: $295, free for the first 20 people

Dates: Every Monday from July 8th to July 29th

Times: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

Location: In Person  

Course Description: Are you a small business owner looking to expand your reach and connect with potential clients? Join us for an exclusive LinkedIn series designed just for you! This series will provide you with the tools and tips you need to navigate and leverage the power of LinkedIn.