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Continuing Education Program

Illinois College’s Continuing Education program is designed to accommodate the continuing education and professional development needs of in-service teachers.  Continuing Education courses will provide in-service teachers with opportunities to grow as educators and to more effectively meet the needs of all students by offering courses that: (a) deepen teachers’ knowledge of subjects they teach; (b) sharpen teaching skills used in the classroom; and (c) address new developments in the profession, and in education in general.  In-service teachers in these courses will examine educational theory and research and will be guided through the development of applications to enhance their current educational practices. 
Professional Development
Beginning mid-May, a series of professional development courses for in-service teachers and elective courses for the graduate students will be offered on the campus of Illinois College. Registration is now open for these one credit courses. See the complete list of courses, start items and instructor information.
  • Formative Assessment & Standards-Based Grading
  • Orchid Growing for Active Learning
  • Working with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Writing Across the Curriculum to Reach Common Core Standards, K-12
  • Learning About Proportional Reasoning for CCSSM
Apply today!
Application for Admission- The application can be filled out, saved and either printed or emailed as an attachment.
Interested participants, who are not part of the graduate program or have not participated in previous continuing education courses, need to apply to the program by completing either the Printable Application for Admission or the Online Application for Admission.  When applying to the Continuing Education program, please mark the “Non-degree Seeking – Continuing Education only” box to indicate you are applying to the Continuing Education program.  Please note that Continuing Education program participants do not need to complete the “Recommendations” or “Additional Information” sections of the application.
Development of the degree program was supported in part by a Congressional-directed Fund for the Improvement of Post Secondary Education (FIPSE) grant from the U.S. Department of Education. 

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