The Teacher Wellness Series courses promote positive change and personal growth in the education profession. Being able to maintain one’s wellness is of utmost importance to today’s educator. Lessen stress, reduce the potential of illness and promote positive interactions with others. These courses help K-12 educators to become the best that they can be, and how to incorporate wellness into the classroom/school with their students. Courses cover a variety of topics including burnout, compassion fatigue, and self development/identity.
Banish Burnout – Educator’s Guide to Stopping Burnout Before It Stops You! is a three-unit online self-paced course for educators and part of the Teacher Wellness Series
Once you have enrolled in your course, log in to your account to access the course Welcome Letter, which includes directions on how to access the New Student Orientation and your online course.
Conquer Compassion Fatigue Self Care Strategies for Educators is an 2-unit online course that promotes teacher wellness
Once you have enrolled in your course, log in to your account to access the course Welcome Letter, which includes directions on how to access the Online Orientation and your online course.
Explore self support strategies to ensure personal wellness and readiness to be an amazing and impactful educator.
This online self-paced professional growth course gives educators the background of how we form habits, how to create better habits to increase efficiency, learning and joy in the classroom.
Online 3-unit professional growth course for educators, school staff and administrators that explores root causes of anxiety, provides techniques for teachers and students to reduce anxiety and increase mindfulness.
Art and Identity Development for Educators is a 3-unit independent study course for teachers regarding teacher wellness
Once you have enrolled in this course, you may access Course Instructions upon logging into your account.
Learn how to enhance learning, foster a positive learning environment and reduce stress with our mindfulness training for teachers course.
Online two-unit self-paced course for K-12 educators on how to develop empathy, understanding others’ thoughts, feelings and experiences with behavior for student success in K-12 and beyond.
Our online self-paced courses are similar to online fixed-date courses, but are designed to give you a six-month period from time of enrollment to complete all assignments. Like fixed-date courses, online self-paced courses are asynchronous, meaning that you can work on your assignments anytime; the difference being there are no assigned due dates in self-paced courses. Your instructor will provide feedback via written responses on your assignments and exams. Grades are based on completed projects, assignments and exams.
How is the self-paced course structured? Like fixed-date courses, online self-paced courses are asynchronous meaning that you can work on your assignments anytime; the difference being there are no assigned due dates in self-paced courses. The content is divided into learning modules. Each module will cover one or more topics. Within each of the learning modules, you can expect the following components:
Independent Study Self-Paced: Independent study courses offer you flexibility and the ability to complete a course faster or slower than you would a traditional live course. In this online format, you may register at any time and you will have a set time period (typically 9 months) from the time of registration to complete your course. This convenient format is often helpful for:
Enroll in one or more courses in this series.
You can expect the following from the Online Self-Paced courses in this series:
You can expect the following from the Independent Study Self-Paced courses in this series:
All educators, including teachers, counselors, school nurses, administrators and others wanting to promote positive change within their lives (and their students) by becoming more aware of their own health and wellness.
Professional development courses offered by the University of San Diego’s Division of Professional & Continuing Education are taught by faculty that possess a depth and breadth of academic and real-world professional experience.
Employment opportunities in the education field are expected to grow by almost 1 million new jobs by 2030 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). With so many new and emerging opportunities, schools are going to have to compete heavily to attract and retain the most talented educators.
This makes furthering your education and diversifying your business skillset all the more important. With expertise in a wide variety of business concepts, you will not only be well suited for many job roles, you will also be in demand by the employer of your choosing.
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Requirements for completing a certificate can be found on the certificate page.
Professional and Continuing Education courses that are transferrable to a USD master degree will be stated on the course or certificate page. If you wish to transfer credit, it is your responsibility to confer with the receiving institution before enrolling, as each
individual academic institution decides whether or not to accept USD Professional and Continuing Education credit.
You have five years to complete the certificate.
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Prospective students can request to be placed on a waitlist. Should a space open up in a course, those on the waitlist will be notified. We encourage you to register early for courses.
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Learn how to teach remotely with our series of courses for training online teachers.
The Beginning Teachers Series is designed for those who are new to teaching, as well as those wanting to advance their teaching career. Beginning teachers will receive an introduction to teaching with these beginning teachers courses.
Classroom management is an essential skill for both new and experienced teachers. USD’s classroom management certificate is designed to help teachers learn how to make the classroom a place where both you and your students can focus on educational goals in a positive environment.
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