Courses for K-12 Educators

As the largest provider of continuing education credits for teachers in Washington State, SPU's Center for Professional Education is focused on the current needs of K-12 educators.

NAESP Conference OSPI STEM Courses Online Counseling Micro-credential

Add-on Endorsement Field Experience Goes Remote

To adapt to challenges during COVID-19 school closures, SPU's EDCN 5730 has moved to a remote format. 

Classroom Reflections: Appreciating the Off-Beat

Dr. Pete Renn, Director of CPE, reflects on a year in his classroom when a bovine-themed board took on a life of its own and helped him remember to appreciate the off-beat joys of classroom life. 



Congratulations to our CPE K-12 Art Contest Winners

Ruby and Ara are the two talented artists we are celebrating from our first CPE K-12 art contest! 


"The skills gained in these courses are important and necessary to ensure that P-12 students receive a quality education. Teachers have a very demanding job, and they need to be supported with instruction that will help them become most effective in the classroom."
Dr. Jorge Preciado, Course Instructor


"I learned so much from the professor and my fellow teachers. This is a worthy use of time and professional development resources." Serene Dawn Davies, Special Education Endorsement Candidate 



"Classes were amazingly rich with information that will enhance my teaching. The teachers were professional, the material relevant and the feedback was filled with descriptions and ideas that helped me understand the course content and how it is applicable to my current position."
Melanie Olson, ELL Endorsement Candidate 


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