Continuing Education

Whether it's attending a workshop or enrolling in a course at an off-campus center, continue your education with NSU! Northern offers numerous workshops throughout the year, including the annual Back-to-School Workshop for educators.

Renewal Credit General Definitions

  • Transcript Credit – Registering and completing university-level courses
  • Continuing Education Units (CEU) - The IACET and U.S. Department of Education task force defined the CEU standard of measurement as: 1 CEU = 10 contact hours
  • Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECH) – Based on 60 minutes of instruction


Summer 2019


PSYC 4/592: Science-Based Drug Education

Credits: 3

Workshop on-site dates: Aug. 12-16, 2019, Camp Rapid Bldg 801, Rapid City, S.D.

Course Dates: Aug. 12–Sept.1, 2019





2019 Back to School Workshop


Adventures in Teacher Leadership


Workshop Date: Aug. 13 

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Location: Johnson Fine Arts Center


Keynote Speaker

Rebecca MieliwockiRebecca Mieliwocki, 2012 national teacher of the year, is a 24-year veteran teacher in Burbank, Calif. Rebecca has traveled to 12 countries and 30 states sharing the profound message of all that is going right in American classrooms. She believes there is nothing more essential than our children having the best teachers possible, and works tirelessly to elevate and support the work teachers do every day. Rebecca's book, Adventures in Teacher Leadership, became available spring 2019. She continues to travel and speak as the National Teacher of the Year, and is a proud wife and mom to two of the handsomest fellas you’ll ever meet. 


Watch Rebecca on the Ellen Degeneres show

Watch Rebecca give an EDTalk at the California Teachers Summit


Those unable to attend the presentation at Northern's campus may participate free of charge via Zoom; preregistration is required.

Register for Zoom


After registering for Zoom, participants will receive confirmation and the opportunity to add the information to their calendar.



Companion Course: EDFN 4/592: Adventures in Teacher Leadership

Lead Instructor: Dr. Andria Moon

Credit: 1 undergraduate or graduate

Course Dates: Aug. 26 - Dec. 18

Last day to register: Sept. 4

Drop with refund: Sept. 5

Register for Companion Course

Adventures In Teacher Leadership Book



Continuing Education Contact Hours

Credits: 3 CECH

Course Dates: Aug. 13

Location: Johnson Fine Arts Center or Zoom livestream

Time: 8:30-11:30 a.m. CST

Register for CECH