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Continuing Education

Drexel University School of Education

Drexel University School of Education's Continuing Education programs, provided by the Office of Lifelong and Lifewide Learning, provides microcredentials, digital badges, and continuing education credits for learners of all ages. These programs are meant to provide inexpensive options for those interested in sharpening their skills and knowledge in a particular subject.

Current Programs

Brain Science and Reading

This self-paced online course, with a 12-month completion window, is intended for pre- and in-service K-12 teachers and administrators, speech pathologists, faculty in institutions of higher education, and policymakers. Participants will engage in dynamic activities supported with curated primary resources, including video, audio, and web-based presentations and publications from leading researchers in the field. It is intended to both challenge and grow knowledge of reading acquisition and the science of reading (SoR).

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Drexel School Leadership Council

The goal of DSLC is to foster collaboration between K-12 school leaders from urban, suburban, and rural districts to explore how schools can become agile by understanding and navigating the complexities facing educational leaders today and into the future.

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Excel Together Greater Philadelphia

Excel Together Greater Philadelphia (ETGP) serves as a community response, led by the Drexel School of Education in collaboration with CSMLearn, to the many economic dislocations posed by the changing nature of work and accelerated by the COVID pandemic.

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Religious Literacy for Educators

This course provides educators with a solid foundation in the diverse religious landscape of the American school system and the tools and skills needed to apply such knowledge into their schools to create a safe and respectful school environment. Increased knowledge about religion enables educators to recognize religious identities and understand how students might want, or not want, those identities to be acknowledged in the classroom.

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Wilson Reading System® (WRS) Level I Professional Development

The Wilson Reading System® (WRS) Level Professional Development program will help you become proficient at teaching structured literacy and gain the confidence, skills, and experience necessary to successfully teach reading and spelling and enable you to become a teacher leader.

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