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

 

 
Spring 2022
 
These courses, available at the graduate or undergraduate level, are offered for five weeks. Cost per credit is $354.75 (undergraduate) or $470.45 (graduate).
 
Driver Education Endorsement 
Newly certified South Dakota driver education instructors: it is important to connect with the SD Driver Education coordinator (Christopher Grant) so Chris can provide continuous information and law updates. Chris is available to answer questions about driver education and its connection to driver licensing in South Dakota. Instructors can be added to the SD Driver Education Instructor Listserv to receive information about driver education-related laws, policies, and procedures. Please contact Chris at 605-431-6520 or christopher.grant@state.sd.us.
 
DRED 4/560 - Driver and Traffic Safety Education
Course Description: Recommended policies and practices in driver education and traffic safety. Emphasis on traffic safety. Department of Transportation's traffic safety program, use of simulators, driver improvement through enforcement.
Credits: 3
Course Dates: Jan. 10 - Feb. 11, 2022
Target Audience: Anyone wishing to become certified to teach driver education.

Attendance: Attendance outside of the required coursework is not required. 
 
 
DRED 4/580 - Special Methods in the Teaching of Driver Education
Course Description: Driver education and driver education and traffic safety course with experience in classroom and behind-the-wheel phases of driver education; lesson plans, films, scheduling and testing techniques.
Credits: 3
Course Dates: Feb. 14 - March 25, 2022
Target Audience: Anyone wishing to become certified to teach driver education.

Attendance: Attendance outside of the required coursework is not required. 
 
 
DRED 4/591 - IS: Curriculum & Instruction
Course Description: Recommended policies and practices in driver education and traffic safety. Emphasis on traffic safety. Department of Transportation's traffic safety program, use of simulators, driver improvement through enforcement.
Credits: 2–3 
Course Dates: March 28 - April 29, 2022
Target Audience: Anyone wishing to become certified to teach driver education.

Attendance: Attendance outside of the required coursework is not required. 
 
 
 
 

Summer 2022

 

These courses, available at the graduate or undergraduate level, are offered for five weeks.  Tuition prices will be announced after the S.D. Board of Regents meeting in April/May of 2022 for summer courses. 

 

 

DRED 4/560 - Driver and Traffic Safety Education

Course Description: Recommended policies and practices in driver education and traffic safety. Emphasis on traffic safety. Department of Transportation's traffic safety program, use of simulators, driver improvement through enforcement.

Credits: 3

Course Dates: May 31 – July 1, 2022

Target Audience: Anyone wishing to become certified to teach driver education.

Attendance: Attendance outside of the required coursework is not required. 

 

Register

 

DRED 4/580 - Special Methods in the Teaching of Driver Education

Course Description: Driver education and driver education and traffic safety course with experience in classroom and behind-the-wheel phases of driver education; lesson plans, films, scheduling and testing techniques.

Credits: 3

Course Dates: May 31 – July 1, 2022

Target Audience: Anyone wishing to become certified to teach driver education.

Attendance: Attendance outside of the required coursework is not required. 

 

Register

 

DRED 4/591 - IS: Curriculum & Instruction

Course Description: Recommended policies and practices in driver education and traffic safety. Emphasis on traffic safety. Department of Transportation's traffic safety program, use of simulators, driver improvement through enforcement.

Credits: 2–3 

Course Dates: May 31 – July 1, 2022

Target Audience: Anyone wishing to become certified to teach driver education.

Attendance: Attendance outside of the required coursework is not required. 

 

Register