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K-12 Professional Development For Teachers


Teachers matter and so should their professional development. NDSU Distance and Continuing Education has curated a list of classes that meets NDSU's standard for high quality and relevant classes. Our professional development classes are ideal for K-12 educators for staff development and skill enhancement. Classes and workshops for teachers are offered through a variety of delivery methods that are convenient, affordable, and flexible.  Prior to enrolling for professional development credit, please be sure to check with your school district or licensing board to be certain professional development credit is appropriate for your needs.

Please visit our registration page for more information on taking a professional development class including accreditation information, class delivery modes, and cancellation policies. Or visit NDSU's Center for Science and Mathematics to find more resources related to teaching science and mathematics classes.

Are you interested in offering a class for your school or district? Visit our offer a class page to learn more. 

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Note: Beginning Monday, July 20, 2015, in accordance with NDSU policy, only course participants who have enrolled and paid their fees by the enrollment deadline for each course will be considered enrolled.  In the case of a late registration, the original credit registration fee plus a late fee of $25 will be assessed.  Requests for retroactive enrollment will only be permitted until 4 weeks after the start of the course.


New Classes:

Contemporary Youth Sport Issues

HNES 600




* 1 or 2 Credits

NDSU Credit Fee: $125 per credit + textbook

January 23, 2017 - May 13, 2017

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A Taste of Waldorf: A Holistic Approach to Education of the Young Child

EDUC 600




NDSU Credit Fee: $100

January 27, 2017 - January 30, 2017

Meet Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday {8:15 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.} with course completion February 10, 2017

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Examining Young Adult Literature Genres, Part 3

EDUC 600




NDSU Credit Fee: $80

July 17, 2017 - August 28, 2017

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