Pillars of Innovation to Design K-12 Online Learning Environments

NEW Micro-credential Course

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected public education and created challenges for K-12 environments, disrupting students, instructors, and the learning interactions. This course introduces the pillars of innovation in online learning as a framework for instructors to overcome these challenges and generate solutions. Participants will gain skills to design lessons for K-12 students that promote online presence, digital communications, interactivity, and community building.

ACT 31: History, Culture and Sovereignty Rights of Wisconsin Indians

This workshop is designed for those who are seeking initial licensure or certification to comply with Act 31 legislation required by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. This one-day seminar includes minority group relations, and demonstrating knowledge and understanding of the history, culture, and tribal sovereignty of American Indian tribes and bands located in Wisconsin.

Early Reading Empowerment (ERE)

Early Reading Empowerment (ERE) is a two course sequence that prepares expert reading interventionists for kindergarten through second grade. It also has an online option that anyone can take.

Foundations of Reading Test (FoRT)

The Foundations of Reading Test, also known as the FoRT, is designed to assess a teacher’s proficiency and depth of understanding of students’ reading and writing development. The test reflects scientifically based reading research and is aligned with the Common Core State Standards.

Mathematics Institute of Wisconsin

The Mathematics Institute of Wisconsin is designed to work collaboratively with the Wisconsin mathematics education community. Please check this link to see the current credit bearing offerings.

Supervision of Student Teaching Candidates Workshops

These workshops are co-sponsored by the UWM Office of Clinical Experiences and The Meemic Foundation (www.MeemicFoundation.org).

Program Cancellations/Refunds

A full refund is issued to program participants if the School of Continuing Education cancels a program for any reason. Participant withdrawals made at least two weeks (14 days) prior to the start of a program can receive a 100 percent refund. When a participant withdraws less than two weeks prior to the program start, participants may have their fees transferred one time to any currently available program, otherwise participants will receive a refund minus a 20 percent administrative fee. For programs with a fee of $35 or less, no refund will be given, if a participant withdraws within two weeks of the start date. Once a program has begun, refunds are no longer issued.