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Continuing Education for Educators

Continuing Education

The School of Education offers flexible, inclusive, professional development programs for busy educators.

These programs are developed with faculty from the School of Education, who draw upon their scholarly research and practical experience to provide you with relevant, real-world content and resources.

Whether you're looking to fulfill requirements for licensure renewal, learn a new skill, or expand your knowledge in a particular content area, these offerings are for you.

Continuing Education Program Offerings

Continuing education programs are flexible; they fit into your life when you need them to. You complete all coursework online, on your own schedule. Educators can receive CEUs toward licensure renewal requirements for some programs.

Becoming Trauma-Informed: A Primer for Educators

In this free course, learn the basic understandings of psychological trauma and its impact in both K-12 and higher education and strategies for intervention.


Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools

Learn guiding principles, research, and strategies for implementing a trauma-informed education framework at the school and systems level


Healthy Relationships for Student Well-Being

This course will equip school staff and leaders with the knowledge and skills to build authentic, empathetic, and resilient relationships with students.

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Restorative Justice in Education

Learners will explore the biology of stress and the power of breath for self-care. Modules will go into real-world examples of restorative justice practices and how they foster empathy, accountability, trust, and comfort.

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Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evidence-Based Practices

Gain a solid understanding of the evidence-based practices used when working with students who have autism spectrum disorder.


Cultural Competency for Educators

This PELSB-approved course meets licensure renewal requirements for K-12 educators in Minnesota who need to complete cultural competency training.

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Identifying and Responding to the Impacts of Trauma on Educators

Identify warning signs and risks in navigating trauma and develop strategies that provide ongoing and culturally-sustaining support for educators.

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