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 Offerings
Distinguished Lecture Series
Postponed until furhter notice.
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."
Annual Autism Workshop: Reducing Problem Behavior - Understanding Behavioral Function
Programming & Date for 2021 TBD | Check back soon
The Lehigh Autism Services Clinic, offers an annual workshop that provide the best research to practice in the area of autism spectrum disorders.
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.
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
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
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 Offerings
Student Teacher Technology Conference
Programming & Date for Fall 2020 TBD | Check back soon
School Psychology Annual Workshop
Programming & Date for 2021 TBD | Check back soon
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.