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Lehigh's College of Education offers various opportunities for individuals to expand their skills independent of the completion of a degree or in conjunction with pursuing a degree.

We offer onsite, offsite and online opportunities.

Our programs are designed for teachers, principals, administrators, and human service professionals that are intensive, collaborative and incorporate an evaluative stage. 

Through a variety of learning techniques – Socratic rounds, lectures and courses – you will acquire new perspectives on leadership, enhance your problem-solving skills, engage in personal reflection and build lasting professional networks.

Spring & Summer 2020 Offerings

Distinguished Lecture Series
Distinguished Lecture Series

Postponed until Fall 2020. 

Dr. Sean Reardon, Professor of Poverty and Inequality in Education & Professor of Sociology & Director, Stanford Interdisciplinary Doctoral Training Program in Quantitative Education Policy Analysis will present "Inequality, schooling, and educational opportunity in America."

Special Education Law Conference
Special Education Law Conference

Canceled for 2020. The Special Education Law Conference is a one-day program that provides a year-in-review case law keynote and various break-out sessions.

Annual Autism Workshop: Reducing Problem Behavior
Annual Autism Workshop: Reducing Problem Behavior - Understanding Behavioral Function

Canceled for 2020.

Canceled for 2020. The Lehigh Autism Services Clinic, offers an annual workshop that provide the best research to practice in the area of autism spectrum disorders. 

Greater Lehigh Valley Consortium for Excellence and Equity 3rd Annual Equity Symposium
Greater Lehigh Valley Consortium for Excellence and Equity 3rd Annual Equity Symposium

Canceled for 2020.  The Greater Lehigh Valley Consortium for Excellence and Equity (GLVCEE) offers an annual symposium that focuses on ensuring equity and access to educational services.

Teaching the Sustainable Development Goals
Teaching the Sustainable Development Goals

Join Dr. William Gaudelli for a non-credit, continuing education hybrid (asynchronous/synchronous) online course professional development program using the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, 2015-2030. 

May 18 - June 8, 2020 | Synchronous sessions on Mondays (May 18, May 25, June 1, June 8 from 8:00-9:30 pm EDT

Special Education Law Symposium
Special Education Law Symposium

Lehigh University’s intensive one-week symposium provides a practical analysis of legislation, regulations, and court decisions relating to the education of students with disabilities. 

June 21-26, 2020 | 8:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. | Online

Section 504 Coordinators Institute
Section 504 Coordinators Institute

If you are a school district Section 504 coordinator or otherwise have an interest in Section 504 and the ADA, consider this two-institute. 

June 25-26, 2020 | 8:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. | STEPS Building, 1 West Packer Avenue, Bethlehem, PA 18015

Fall & Winter 2020 Offerings

Crucial Conversations
Crucial Conversations

Programming & Date for Fall 2020 TBD | Check back soon

Teaching & Learning with Technology Summit
Teaching & Learning with Technology Summit

Programming & Date for Fall 2020 TBD | Check back soon

Student Teacher Technology Conference
Student Teacher Technology Conference

Programming & Date for Fall 2020 TBD | Check back soon

School Psychology Annual Workshop

Programming & Date for Fall 2020 TBD | Check back soon

Department of EHS Colloquium Series

Programming & Date for Fall 2020 TBD | Check back soon

Lehigh Certificates

Certificate in Behavior Analysis
Certificate in Behavior Analysis

This certificate program provides a concentration of coursework in behavior analysis for practitioners interested in enhancing their knowledge and skills in implementing evidence-based behavioral support strategies. These course hours can be applied to the coursework required for the Pennsylvania Behavior Specialist licensure (you will need to meet additional hours and requirements to qualify). Start in the spring or fall semester. 

International School Counseling Certificate
International School Counseling Certificate

Career, academic, cultural transition, and mental health issues have become a main focus in international schools. This certificate emphasizes counseling in community, school, and family settings within international communities. The certificate program consists of a concentration of 4 courses (12 credit hours) in the area of International School Counseling. Students can complete the 4 courses over the span of one year; however, this is not required. Start in spring, summer, or fall semester.

Learning Design for Schools or Businesses
Learning Design for Schools or Businesses

Lehigh's 12-credit Certificate program is aimed at post-certification in-service teachers, informal educators, and business and industry professionals seeking to expand their pedagogical or andragogical skills and knowledge of learning design and instructional technology.  

Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Wellness
Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Wellness

The Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Wellness Certificate Program is a 4-course, 12-credit program that has been designed to train both pre-service and in-service educators in meeting the social-emotional and mental health and needs of all students, and has been designed to meet the educational requirements for the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Wellness PreK-12 Endorsement. 

Teacher Leadership Certificate
Teacher Leadership Certificate

Lehigh's 12-credit Certificate program is targeted toward K-12 classroom teachers who wish to acquire school leadership skills without having to leave teaching. The Teacher Leader program applies a systems approach to creating change as it develops leadership skills. Start in spring, summer, or fall semester.

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Lehigh's TESOL Certificate is designed for individuals interested in the TESOL profession, whether in domestic or international settings. This practical and versatile four-course certificate will assist current or prospective educators in developing their pedagogical expertise in TESOL best practices that they can utilize in higher education, adult/literacy education, and English as a foreign language (EFL) education classrooms. Start in the spring, summer, or fall semester.

Technology Use in the Schools
Technology Use in the Schools

Lehigh's 12-credit Certificate program is aimed at post-certification in-service teachers, informal educators, and others seeking to expand their pedagogical skills and knowledge of instructional technology. Students enrolled in the Technology Use in the Schools certificate program will learn best practices in how to implement and integrate new and emerging instructional technologies to enhance learning outcomes in a variety of school settings and informal learning environments. Start in spring, summer, or fall semester.

Webinars

ADHD Treatment: Beyond Medication with George DuPaul Recording

Dr. George DuPaul, professor of school psychology, dispels myths behind what ADHD is and how behavioral therapy can help with treatment. 

Where Should I Send My Child to School? Advice from a Researcher and Parent

Dr. Craig Hochbein is an associate professor of Educational Leadership in the College of Education at Lehigh University.  In his research, Hochbein utilizes quantitative statistical analyses to examine the longitudinal development of school performance.

Exploring the Potential of Game-Based Learning

Dr. Scott Garrigan, emeriti Professor of Practice, explores the powerful potential of game-based learning and how it is used in schools, business, healthcare, and the military.