Educational Partners

Want to become an Educational Partner?

If you are interested in proposing a professional development course, Seattle Pacific University works with a variety of partners to extend professional development opportunities. Courses offered have been approved for SPU continuing education credits. Discover how you can propose a course.

Looking for courses offered by an Educational Partner?

Review SPU's Educational Partners to discover which has the program you want.

ArmchairEd offers educators the opportunity to gain knowledge and increase their professional skills using cutting-edge publications and research with online professional development courses. ArmchairEd understands your desire to be proficient in new strategies and techniques without spending weekends and evenings in classes that take you away from home.

CE Credits Online
CE Credits Online is a nationwide provider of university-accredited, high-quality, standards-based, online continuing education courses. CE Credits Online courses focus on improving teaching and student achievement. Its curricula is content-rich and abundant with research-based strategies to improve classroom and school environments, to move educators to intentional best practice, and to improve student achievement. Valuable for new and experienced K-12 teachers, teams, leads, mentors, and administrators.

College Courses Online
College Courses Online provides high-quality distance learning for teachers with university-level accreditation for graduate, non-degree credit hours or continuing education units in an “anywhere, anytime” online, independent study format . We are here for you, to help you meet your professional learning needs with a personal touch.

Corwin has one goal: to help educators do their work better. With this goal in mind, Corwin eCourses provide a meaningful and convenient online experience that meets the diverse needs of 21st century educators. Built around best-selling Corwin books, the courses address timely topics and reflect best practices for adult learners. Educators are welcome to enroll in Corwin’s self-paced courses on their own, or they may take courses with a district or school group as part of a professional learning cohort.

Epoch Education
Epoch Education's primary charge is to provide current, accessible, and transforming professional development for educators on the topics of Equity, Critical Race Theory, and Culturally Relevant Teaching and Learning. Courses are designed to support educators as they develop cultural competency needed to teach a diverse student body.

ESD 112
ESD 112 work reflects three focus areas: operations expertise, student success and healthy communities. For the past four decades, ESD 112 has been a key educational partner in creating and delivering programs that benefit schools, children and their communities in the six counties of Southwest Washington.

Minnesota Office of Higher Education
Seattle Pacific University is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.

MusicFirst, the Digital Education Division of the Music Sales Group, was founded with one mission in mind: Offer music teachers and their students easy-to-use, affordable cloud-based solutions that enable music learning, creation, assessment, sharing, and exploration on any device at anytime, anywhere. With that in mind, we created the first-ever online teaching environment specifically created for music educators. The MusicFirst Online Classroom offers a huge library of engaging and interactive digital content, integrated software, patent-pending classroom management and assessment tools, and access to a safe and secure online learning environment that extends the physical classroom.

Professional Learning Board
Enroll anytime and start immediately in affordable, online and self-paced courses. Professional Learning Board courses are aligned with standards for teachers to renew a teaching license, advance their salary and meet professional development requirements in their state. Teacher learners across the country appreciate the actionable, job-embedded resources they can put to use right away in their classrooms.

Puget Sound ESD
The Puget Sound Educational Service District offers professional-development online classes featuring top educational consultants through ACSD. This program incorporates high-quality video streaming with curriculum that is convenient, current, and easy to navigate.

SCT Continuing Education Services
SCT provides distance learning opportunities for educators to help them with licensure renewal, salary advancement, and achieving their professional goals. Courses are offered in both print-based and online formats, and allow you to find relevant strategies to use immediately within your current educational setting.

The School of Teaching ESL
The School of Teaching ESL (S-TESL) provides post-bachelor's education in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. Operating since 1985, S-TESL offers over 15 courses to prepare people to teach English in the U.S. or overseas, to adults or in K-12 settings. Courses are offered at the school's North Seattle location in day or evening formats, as well as online. Credits are earned from SPU's School of Education and may be applied to certificates, endorsements (ELL and/or Bilingual), and graduate programs.

Virtual Education Software Inc. (VESi)
Self-paced and fully accredited, VESi's multimedia, interactive courseware is forging a new style of learning at a growing number of universities and learning centers. Educators and business professionals rely on VESi's expert instruction and the flexibility of e-learning to advance their careers to the next step or compensation level. International in scope, VESi is becoming the dominant provider for mandatory continued education courses. With new courses in the works, and an ever-expanding client list, it looks forward to helping more people achieve their educational and career goals.

Washington Association of School Business Officials (WASBO)
The Washington Association of School Business Officials is a dynamic organization that provides professional growth opportunities and resources for its members who serve public education throughout the state. It serves as a forum to encourage and inspire global thinking and creative problem solving in a dynamic educational environment. The organization actively promotes high standards of ethics, efficiency, and economy in business methods. Its primary value in decision-making is the well-being of students in schools.