Dominican University of California, Professional & Continuing Education in partnership with Educational Development and Services develops affordable, dynamic and practical course offerings to teachers throughout the country. Our wide range of professional programs and services extend the University’s reach from California to public and private school teachers throughout the United States and around the world.
Visit our varied programs to learn how Dominican University of California can be the educational arm in your personal and professional development. All courses provide an onlineregistration form so you can enroll at your convenience or you can register over the phone.
Thousands of teachers are meeting their professional educational needs with Dominican University of California!
Do it Your Way! Online, Self Paced & Scheduled Courses!
BOOKS COUNT for EDUCATORS
TEACHERS + BOOKS = GREATNESS!!!
3 Great Courses to Make Books Count!
READ, READ, READ, THINK, REFLECT, WRITE, CHAT ---- AND GET Credit for it!
DISCOVERING YOUR EDUCATIONAL COMMUNITY RESOURCES
Choose to visit museums, national parks, planetariums, theaters, art galleries and other interesting and educational places right where you live!
LEVERAGING CLASSROOM TECHNOLOGY
Microsoft Office, Cloud Computing, iPad, Flipping your Classroom, Facebook, Edmodo, Twitter, Moodle, Pictello and Website Building Technology!
BULLYING, INTOLERANCE and SCHOOL SAFETY
Focus on behavior, discipline, prevention & preparedness in schools!
LANGUAGE ARTS and ELL
Reading, Writing & English Language Learner subject areas!
RACE to the COMMON CORE STANDARDS
History and Science
For all grade levels, web resources chock full of valuable and exciting classroom information, activities and lessons that are unique to each class. The end product for each of the 20 US history, 18 world history and 16 science classes will be a thoughtful and well prepared unit of study that will reflect common core standards.
Become more successful in directing your student athletes toward a positive and rewarding life experience. Students and athletes will benefit both in the classroom and in competitive sports!
CUSTOMIZING PROJECTS - SCHOOL and CLASSROOM
Designed to reward and motivate teachers who work towards a project aligned with their district’s curriculum.
SPECIAL EDUCATION and BEHAVIOR
Working with Aspergers, Autism and Inclusion into the classroom!
HEALTH and WELLNESS
Accreditation & Types of Credit/Units
Dominican University of California is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, (WASC). The School of Education and Counseling Psychology's Continuing Education and Professional Development Division is responsible for all extension courses. The credit offered is graduate level extension, meaning that it is post-baccalaureate. It is primarily utilized for professional growth or salary advancement. It is transferable to degree programs only on the approval of the institution being petitioned. Graduate Level Extension Semester Units are characterized by 15 hours of contact time per credit/unit, and are associated with a measure of knowledge assessment and/or skills implementation. The words Credits and Units are used interchangeably as geographical locations vary in terminology.
Participants are advised to obtain prior employer approval for use in salary advancement.