Courses

This course provides an introduction to Understanding Person-Centered Treatment and Community Living for individuals with Mental Illness.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
The purpose of this one-credit course is two-fold: (1) to engage educators in personal reflections about diversity issues in an educational organization, and (2) to help educators develop leadership practices that support diverse organizational environments.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
Models of Organizational Governance and their application in K-12 school districts will be explored in this course by researching and learning about the different models associated with organizational Governance and its relationship with Strategic and Operational Planning.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
Learning about how different leadership styles impact a school district's strategic direction. The relationship between leadership styles and strategic leadership will be explored. The characteristics of strategic leaders will be researched and identified to help the learner develop and articulate their leadership style.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
Learning about strategic planning and how operational planning can help implement the plan will be explored in this course. The difference between strategic and operational planning and their relationship with organizational governance will be analyzed.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
This is a self-paced course designed to give you an introduction and overview of relevant philosophy, sport psychology, sport pedagogy, sport physiology, sport medicine and sport management issues confronting coaches.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
Early adolescence is an exciting time with physical, intellectual, emotional, moral, and social changes. We will examine these changes and how they affect the developmental and educational needs of the young adolescent.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
This course will review the ACE Study, the largest study investigating the health and social effects of negative childhood experiences.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
Attitudes are Contagious provides the research and strategies of positive thinking to increase an understanding and practice of positive thoughts that will change your attitude to optimism, your outlook to hope and your outcomes to success. This course will also explore stress's effect on our attitude and the human resilience that we all possess.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
This course provides an introduction to independent living for people with developmental disabilities. Topics include community-based programming, the deinstitutionalization movement, legislative issues, and the concepts of integration, inclusion and normalization.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
According to Brene Brown, "Daring leadership is a collection of four skill sets that are teachable, observable, and measurable: Rumbling with Vulnerability, Living into our Values, Braving Trust, and Learning to Rise."


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
This course prepares educators to plan for their personal and professional development by understanding and using the principles of nonverbal/verbal communication; written communication; and interpersonal/team communication.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
This course explores strategies for teaming in education. Participants will consider strategies to effectively lead teams with a clear purpose while exploring adult learning approaches, emotional intelligence, communication, and navigating conflict in teams.


January 1, 2020 to January 1, 2023
In this course, you will receive step-by-step instruction on using free web-based edtech tools in your classroom. Implementing the tools in this course will help you bring your classroom to the next level of engagement, collaboration, and rigor.


January 1, 2022 to January 1, 2024
This course explores habits and dispositions educators need to build resilience in their professional work. The course will consider how educators work through challenging situations to build their emotional resilience.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
This course will talk about the impact of implicit bias on education, teaching, and general workplace practices while having participants explore their own personal bias.


January 1, 2022 to January 1, 2024
In this course, you will receive step-by-step instruction on how to implement video integration tools so you can go from feeling overwhelmed with technology to feeling confident in using video in your instruction for teaching, assignments, and virtual connections.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
Food and Culture is an online course that investigates the impact of culture on food preferences. Have you ever stopped to wonder why you choose the foods you do? Food and Culture leads you on a journey to identify social, cultural, religious, ethnic and personal choices and the impact that they have on personal health.


December 1, 2020 to December 1, 2023
Food and Culture is an online course that investigates the impact of culture on food preferences. Have you ever stopped to wonder why you choose the foods you do? Food and Culture leads you on a journey to identify social, cultural, religious, ethnic and personal choices and the impact that they have on personal health.


December 1, 2020 to December 1, 2023
Food and Culture is an online course that investigates the impact of culture on food preferences. Have you ever stopped to wonder why you choose the foods you do? Food and Culture leads you on a journey to identify social, cultural, religious, ethnic and personal choices and the impact that they have on personal health.


December 1, 2020 to December 1, 2023
This course is a professional development course designed for new teachers and long-time teachers to sharpen their Google Classroom skills. No matter how long you have been in the classroom, this course will provide some new ways to use Google Classroom for yourself, with your students and with stakeholders.


December 1, 2021 to December 1, 2023
This course is designed to review the basic concepts of executive functioning and how it impacts learning. Participants will learn ways to embed executive functioning skills in classroom routines and lesson plans. Participants will also learn basic executive functioning interventions to use with individual students and small groups.


January 1, 2022 to January 1, 2024
The course will cover the skills, knowledge, and awareness needed to achieve physical and programmatic accessibility to recreational experiences.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
Co-teaching has become common practice in classrooms, but is there a "best way" to co-teach to meet the needs of both students and teachers alike? This course will provide an overview of co-teaching and best practice and outline the many different co-teaching models.


January 1, 2022 to January 1, 2024
n this course, you will receive step-by-step instruction on how to use your Mac. You will go from feeling like your Mac computer is a shiny foreign object to utilizing and navigating it with ease.


January 1, 2022 to January 1, 2024
This course will look at the historical and philosophical background of middle level education. Our focus will be on the roles teachers and administrators play in incorporating this guided, interdisciplinary, and collaborative team approach that assists students during these fundamentally transformative years.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
Included in this professional development series will be information on the Science of Reading and the Big 5 (phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension). Practical examples, resources, videos, activities and sample lesson plans will be provided. Instructional and assessment ideas will be provided to use with elementary students in your current or future classroom.


May 1, 2022 to May 1, 2024
The Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics for Trauma is a developmentally sensitive, neurobiology-informed approach to dealing with trauma in children and adults. It is not a specific treatment or strategy but rather an overall approach to effectively help individuals with trauma.


January 1, 2022 to January 1, 2024
This is a four unit online course that will increase your knowledge and skills in teaching Nutrition Education to the School Aged Child. The course focuses on nutrition issues affecting school-age children and their families.


December 1, 2020 to December 1, 2023
In this Professional Development for Educators Course, students will learn about the importance of developing an individual leadership plan. In order to effectively lead others, one must be able to lead her/himself.


January 1, 2022 to January 1, 2024
This course is designed to introduce you to the latest research on poverty and how it affects students' cognitive development and academic performance.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
A course for understanding and managing behavior through the conducting of practical assessments that collectively comprise a functional behavior assessment (FBA).


This offering currently has no open sessions available for registration
This course explores strategies and meaningful family-practitioner partnerships to support early social-emotional development through a review of environmental influences, guiding principles, supportive strategies, effective family-provider communication, and sustaining social-emotional development.


January 1, 2020 to January 1, 2023
This course explores the Pyramid Model and its strategies to provide early educators with guidance on the research-based practices used to promote social-emotional competence of all children, prevent social-emotional delays in children who are at risk for emotional and behavioral issues, and intervene effectively.


January 1, 2020 to January 1, 2023
This three-module course will explore aspects of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) instruction through an integrated investigation of sustainable cities. Participants will have the opportunity to imagine, research, design, and build their own sustainable city while considering how this integrated curriculum may be effectively taught in their own classrooms.


October 1, 2020 to October 1, 2022
Grounded in Lisa Westman's book: Student-Driven Differentiation, 8 Steps to Harmonize Learning in the Classroom, participants will get a step-by-step guide to help plan a differentiated unit to take back to their own classroom.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
Participants will be provided an extensive resource bank of classroom management and organization strategies, EdTech tools and websites, and creation tools/tips for a digital and face-to-face classroom.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
This three-credit graduate professional development course will instruct educators in a new method for behavior change called Tiny Habits«. Tiny Habits« is a research-based way to create habits in your life.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
This course seeks to familiarize educators with various methods of teaching science, and then align those methods with the best and most appropriate outcomes according to Bloom's Taxonomy.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
This course, based upon the work of Peter Northouse, will be an introduction about what it takes to lead effectively. This online asynchronous 1-credit course will give an overview of different leadership theories and approaches; will provide a questionnaire that will allow participants to analyze their own impressions of the word leadership; and will help students apply their learning to sample case studies.


May 1, 2020 to May 1, 2024
Awareness, knowledge, and skills related to youth mental health issues and resources are keys to competently managing the impact of these issues in the classroom and beyond. Thus, this course has been designed to meet the ND Educational Standards & Practices Board Mental Health training requirements for teachers, which has the stated goal of helping teachers become more effective in the classroom.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023