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

Courses offered at the Reduced Tuition Rate of $40 

Financial support provided by a third party enables us to charge a reduced tuition per credit hour for this course.

 

15TH ANNUAL BACK-TO-SCHOOL WORKSHOP

BUILDING COMMUNITY WITHIN THE CLASSROOM

August 17, 2022, 8 a.m.-Noon

Johnson Fine Arts Center, NSU Campus

 

Monica WashingtonMonica Washington is the director of inclusive and responsive educational practices and an instructional coach for Better Lesson, supporting teachers and education leaders across the country as they make positive shifts in instruction and leadership.

 

A decorated educator of 23 years, Ms. Washington has received honors and awards from a wide variety of organizations for her leadership, advocacy, and classroom instruction. She is a 2015 Milken Unsung Hero fellow and a 2015 NEA Foundation global fellow. In addition to instructional coaching, Ms. Washington supports educators through workshops, speaking engagements, and blogging for Education Week and Education Post. Ms. Washington authored “4 Things Great Principals Don’t Do,” the most read and shared Education Week opinion post of 2017.

 

She is passionate about creating equitable and inclusive school environments that celebrate teacher and student voice, and she serves as a leading educator ambassador for equity for the Education Civil Rights Alliance. She serves on the National Education Association Foundation board of directors and The National Network of State Teachers of the Year. Ms. Washington was named 2014 Texas teacher of the year.

 

Registration

The workshop, which is free and open to preK-12 educators and administrators, will take place in person and on Zoom. 

 

Zoom Registration

 

Northern will also offer a companion course for educators and administrators. 

Tuition: $40 per credit hour

 

Course Registration

 

To learn more about this event and other continuing education programs, visit NSU Online and Continuing Education or call 605-626-2568.

 

 

Spring 2023

These courses, available at the graduate or undergraduate level, are offered for five weeks. Tuition prices are subject to change.

 

DRED 4/560 - Driver and Traffic Safety Education

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: January 9 - February 10, 2023

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

Attendance: Attendance outside of the required coursework is not required 

Tuition: Undergraduate, $354.75 per credit hour; graduate, $470.45 per credit hour

 

Register

 

 

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

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: February 13 - March 24, 2023

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

Attendance: Attendance outside of the required coursework is not required 

Tuition: Undergraduate, $354.75 per credit hour; graduate, $470.45 per credit hour

 

Register

 

 

DRED 4/591 - IS: Curriculum & Instruction

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 27 - April 29, 2023

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

Attendance: Attendance outside of the required coursework is not required 

Tuition: Undergraduate, $354.75 per credit hour; graduate, $470.45 per credit hour

 

Register

 

 

SPED 4/592 - DAKOTAS CHAPTER AER – 'NAVIGATING THE FUTURE'

Special Education course with emphasis on visual impairments. Details coming soon.

Course Dates: Coming soon

Registration: Coming soon