Renew Your License From The Comfort Of Home!
Ashland University partners with the Professional Development Institute (PDI) to offer exceptional, quality online graduate credit courses! The self-paced courses provide practical, executable strategies perfect for educators renewing a teaching license, or simply wanting to learn new skills. Courses include the following topics: classroom management, phonics, social-emotional learning, STEM, ELL, and Google.
Start anytime and work at your own pace!
Click HERE for a complete list of courses.
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Choose from seven highly relevant courses offered for graduate credit
Learn strategies and research-based practices to support special learners in your classroom this fall
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ONLINE GIFTED PROGRAM
The Gifted Operating Standards for the State of Ohio have been revised to recognize the importance of supporting professional development for general education classroom teachers. The requirements for earning a "Teaching the Gifted" Certificate include coursework in the nature and needs as well as in curriculum and instruction of and for gifted students. Completion of both courses can be applied toward a gifted endorsement as well as built into a master's program.
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**IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THE GIFTED PROGRAM, PLEASE CONTACT firstname.lastname@example.org
Ashland University's Professional Development Services (PDS) is the number one provider of professional development classes for credit in the state of Ohio serving over 400 school districts in all 88 counties with more affordable graduate credits for use in teaching and/or administration license renewal. Last year alone we taught nearly 6,000 graduate credit classes annually to more than 17,000 teachers who earned over 20,000 graduate credit hours. We offer a wide variety of year-round class options as well as training onsite, online, or at our five convenient locations throughout Ohio.
**PLEASE READ BEFORE REGISTERING**
- Once a registration has been processed it cannot be changed. A registration is a commitment to pay the tuition costs.
- With a letter of permission from the instructor a class can be dropped with a refund within 3 days following initial registration. After 3 days, tuition is non-refundable.
- PDS is typically graded as Pass (S) or Fail (U).
- Students can use Ashland's student portal to view courses they have registered for, view grades, print account statements or grade reports.
- Once grades have been posted, an official transcript can be ordered from our registrar's office.
Please use the student portal to check your grades before ordering transcripts from the registrar *
Please use the links to set up your Self Service student account and to request transcripts once your grades have been posted
* transcript requests will be processed even if grades have not yet posted
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Ashland University has partnered with Hope 4 The Wounded, LLC to offer online graduate credit courses specific to Social-Emotional Learning & Wellness 4 Wounded Students (1, 2, & 3 Hour options) and Supporting the Wounded Educator (1 Hour) developed by a nationally-recognized authority in the field.
Pandemic Response for Education
The challenges of the coronavirus have amplified the underlying need for sense-making in the field of Education. The Ashland University Professional Learning Podcast spotlights real-world practitioners and thought leaders in support of a better future.
TRANSITION YOUR TEACHING TO AN ONLINE FORMAT
Transition to Teaching Online
ARE YOU EXPERIENCING EDUCATOR BURNOUT?
Are you tired of barely making it through each day?
Are you ready to get off the Reactivity Hamster Wheel?
YOU NEED THE JOYFUL EDUCATOR LAB!
The Joyful Educator Lab is a full-day virtual or in-person professional development followed up by 30-days of email coaching for sustainability. Educators create their own 7 Powerful Practice Action Plan for IMMEDIATE IMPACT and learn strategies to be more efficient, happier, and healthier school leaders using our 7 Powerful Practice Model. The 7 Powerful Practices Model was developed by our Founder & CEO, Lisa Imel, when she was an elementary and high school principal. Because she too once experienced educator burnout. Nobody is "taught" these strategies and they don't come naturally to everyone - get ready to change your mindset and have fun in the process!
MINDFULNESS - LIVE ZOOM COURSES
Are you interested in reducing stress, improving quality of life, and becoming a happier, more present, energized educator and human being? We live in a fast paced, distracted, high intensity world and second to health care, education is ranked as the most stressful job in the US. Stress is the number one cause of burnout, loss of productivity, physical illness, mental illness and disability. Now more than ever, self-care skills and stress management are essential for our ability to live, work and thrive. This course will focus on the following mindfulness skills: breathing, eating, walking, communication, stress reduction and gratitude.
NEW ONLINE COURSE!
3 Graduate Credits from Teach & Kids Learn Inc. (TKL) that focuses on the relationship between motivation and learning. What do your students want? What motivates them in the classroom? What role do context and culture play in motivation and achievement? Join our learning community to find out the answers to these questions and more in Mind and Motivation in the Student-Centered Classroom. Click Here to Register Today
ONLINE WORLD LANGUAGE COURSES!
Are you a World Language Teacher and need to renew your license? LOOK NO FURTHER!
Ashland University and Idioma Education have teamed up to bring you online courses focusing on the teaching of world languages
PLUS you can choose from many self paced course options
Ashland University has partnered with #T.E.A.C.H. to offer online graduate credit courses! These courses are perfect for individuals that need graduate credit to renew their teaching license as well as for those that desire to enhance their teaching skills. Courses include classroom management, assessment & evaluation and child development (elementary & secondary). It’s time to #T.E.A.C.H.!