The following courses are new and featured courses to the USD Professional and Continuing Education's catalog of professional growth offerings for educators. Courses can be taken individually or toward a certificate, as applicable. View all individual courses, courses associated with Certificates, or courses related to Series immediately below.

NEW Certificates Programs and Series:

Browse New and Recently Revised Courses Below!



EDU-X700S - Basic Remote Teaching Strategies
EDU-X709R - Blending Phonics-based Reading with the Whole Language Approach
EDU-X711P - Literacy-Based Scavenger Hunts
EDU-X711R - Literature-Based Learning: Teaching Creative Language Arts Strategies
EDU-X712R - STEAM: Supporting Creativity for Innovation
EDU-X713P - Transitioning To and From the Remote Classroom
EDU-X713R - Designing Effective STEAM Curriculum with Equitable Technology Integration
EDU-X714P - Bringing Reading Alive in the Classroom
EDU-X714R - Social Emotional Learning in the STEAM Classroom
EDU-X714S - Teaching for Joy and Equity in the K-12 Classroom
EDU-X715P - Supporting the Homeschooled Student
EDU-X715R - Universal Design for Learning in the STEAM Classroom
EDU-X715S - Collective Efficacy: How Educators' Beliefs Impact Student Learning
EDU-X716R - Literature-Based Learning: Teaching Writing Standards Creatively
EDU-X716S - Deeper Understanding of the Adult Learner - Theory and Application for Adults Teaching Adults - Coming Soon!
EDU-X717S - Applying Theory to Practice for the Adult Learner - Excellence in Adult Instruction - Coming Soon!
EDU-X718P - Learning Readiness with Basic Google Tools
EDU-X719P - Digital Portfolios in Education
EDU-X720P - Literature-Based Learning: Teaching Vocabulary (1-6)
EDU-X735R - Introduction to Restorative Practices
EDU-X739P - Introduction to Catholic Mental Health Ministry
EDU-X741P - Be on My SIDE: Educating for Social Justice, Inclusivity, Diversity and Equity
EDU-X745P - Social Emotional Learning with Remote Teaching: Engagement with Technology
EDU-X748R - Expanding Your Professional Learning Network through Social Media
EDU-X750R - Atomic Habits: Develop Habits to Increase Learning, Efficiency and Joy in the Classroom and Beyond
EDU-X770P - Course Design for Online Teaching in Blackboard - Award Winning Course!
EDU-X770R - The Character Education Teacher as Model, Leader, and Collaborator
EDU-X772L - Reset: Resiliency, Compassion and Innovation for a Transformative New School Year
EDU-X773L - Designing for Acceleration: Implementing Meaningful Strategies to Re-Engage Students
EDU-X774L - Introduction to Invisible Disabilities in the General Education Classroom
EDU-X785R - Introduction to Restorative Justice: A Global Social Movement
EDU-X786R - Restorative Justice Facilitation and Skill-Building Intensive
EDU-X787R - Restorative Justice in Practice
EDU-X788Q - The Feedback Loop: Using Classroom Evidence to Improve Learning
EDU-X789Q - Rethinking Your Homework and Grading Paradigm
EDU-X793Q - Engagement: Connecting Students to Content
EDU-X795O - Historical Spotlights - American History: What COULD Have Been
EDU-X795R - Introduction to Forest School STEAM Pedagogy
EDU-X796R - Forest School STEAM Practicum
EDU-X797O - Empathy Matters: A Core Skill for K-12 and Beyond
EDU-X797R - Understanding the Adult Learner -- Theory and Skills to Become a More Effective Professional Learning Designer and Facilitator