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.

Clock HoursProfessional Graduate-Level Credits NAEYC Participants

Far-Flung Field Experience Supervision: We Come to You!

You might not know that our endorsement program field supervisors travel state-wide to provide pedagogical collaboration. Could your campus be our next destination? 

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. 



A Librarian's Perspective: Why we need the Library Media Endorsement Program

SPU supervisor Kate Shelby-Martin shares her perspective on PESB's decision to return Library Media to the "Program + Test" Endorsement Track. 




"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