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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. See below for program details, or for the most up to date information on our programming, please visit

Scheduled Programs 2022

Athlete Leadership Development

The Athlete Leadership Development (ALD) online workshop is designed to provide coaches with an understanding of athlete leadership development and its importance in sport.

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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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Introduction to Trauma, Brain, and Education

Introduction to Trauma, Brain and Education, is a blended learning opportunity with participants accessing content and learning materials through a learning management system and live Zoom meetings.

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Leading Through Precarity

Agile equitable leadership has never been more critical. Our four-part Learning Institute, Leading through Precarity, provides that necessary (and often elusive) space to test principles, assess and practice mindsets, and model leadership practices grounded in systems thinking, entrepreneurial and radical growth mindsets, inquiry stance, and racial mindfulness.

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Peak Navigator Workshop

Peak Navigator participants will learn which specific behaviors correlate to successful team/business outcomes. They will also use a validated self-assessment to see which of those behaviors they tend to use most and least frequently.

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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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Past 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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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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