Learning Opportunities for Idaho and Nearby Educators
Teachers, teacher aides, administrators, counselors, and support personnel will find many professional development opportunities provided during the summer months by Boise State’s various programs.
We provide many courses you can take to fulfill undergraduate and graduate degree requirements in Elementary and Secondary Teacher Certification, Curriculum and Instruction, Literacy, Bilingual Education, and Counseling Programs. Also offered during the summer are many other courses relevant to educators. Courses are available in alternative timeframes, through workshop formats, at various sites, and through distance delivery methods.
Professional Development/In-Service eCampus Courses
Looking for a convenient way to earn credits toward recertification or a promotion?
A selection of courses available via computer-based multimedia are offered for professional development, undergraduate, or graduate credit in conjunction with an educational vendor, Virtual Education Software, Inc.(VESi). These interactive, multimedia courses for teachers are affordable, relevant, up-to-date and portable.
Please check with the proper certifying agency prior to registration. Classes are offered during the first and second five-week sessions of summer semester.
Class titles and descriptions can be found at the VESI course descriptions web page.
Advanced Degree Options
The Departments of Literacy and Bilingual/ESL Education and the Division of Extended Studies are pleased to offer three weekend masters programs. These degrees are obtainable in two years and can be started in any semester or in summer.
For more information, visit the Advanced Degree Options website.
Boise State Writing Institute
The Boise State University Writing Project is part of the National Writing Project network.
The National Writing Project, known as the NWP, has been widely recognized as the most successful grassroots movement for school and instructional change in the history of American education. The network consists of over 250 international sites and includes an international corps of exemplary teachers and teacher leaders. These teachers are active in their own schools and at the regional and national levels in providing in-servicing, policy advice, teacher-consulting, teacher research and various other services to their profession.
Contact Jeff Wilhelm if you need additional information.