Center for Professional Education
Educators worldwide benefit from the quality resources of the Center for Professional Education in Seattle Pacific University’s School of Education. The largest provider of continuing education credits for teachers in Washington state, SPU offers courses that are focused on your needs and delivered both online and in the classroom. Through Seattle Pacific, you’ll be equipped to make a positive difference in your school or district — and in the lives of your students.
Are you a teacher or administrator who wants to earn a professional certificate? Improve your skills or add a teaching endorsement? Find an educational partner for your school district? Whatever your need, SPU has something to offer.
Take your pick from a wide variety of continuing education courses, delivered online, in an SPU classroom, or at sites throughout the region.
Prepare for your portfolio assessment with a support seminar from SPU, or enroll in our program for administrator professional certification.
SPU's Center for Professional Education offers the following Pathway 3 endorsements: Special Education, Library Media, ELL-Bilingual, Health Fitness, and Reading. Many other endorsement areas are available via Pathway 2 and Pathway 3.
Join with SPU experts to provide customized classes or programs for teachers or school districts in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.
News and Resources
Leaders and teachers from seven private, Christian school districts are participating with SPU’s Murdock Charitable Trust’s professional development grant. Through development of a Professional Learning Community (PLC) in their schools, these educators’ collective commitment is ensuring success for each student.
ProTeach support seminars and Administrator’s Professional Certificate programs are available throughout the state. Contact us now to see what is available in your area. Are your colleagues interested, too? You may have enough to start your own cohort, and SPU provides the facilitator.
2013 Summer Institutes
Set the stage for learning this summer! See how brain science can impact your teaching, make technology work for students, get the most out of special education IEPs, and more.
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Looking for an online course, a distance learning course, or a course on site near you? Explore your choices and options.
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