New Opportunities:  Online Courses


       We are now offering on-line courses that:
  • unite brain-targeted best practices with your classroom / educational setting
  • feature modules that follow a prescribed schedule
  • include real-time online interactive chats with the instructor and classmates
  • offer graduate credit from Hope College in Holland, Michigan at an affordable price - $275.00 per credit hour
  • run 8 weeks for 2 graduate credit hours ($550.00) or 16 weeks for 3 graduate credit hours ($825.00)

       What participants are saying about our online courses:
     " The work we’ve done in this course reinforced my pedagogical beliefs and strengthened my current practice."
     " I am thankful to be able to take a course like this at a low cost with so many benefits to my career."
     " The contents of the conversations (in chats) were in depth and meaningful and helped solidify the content.  The research-based  textbooks gave actually tested strategies."
     "I liked all of the rubrics set up and the quick feedback from the instructor in this course."              

 Winter/Spring 2017 

Registration opens November 1, 2016
and closes December 1, 2016

 Course # 795-01 - Advanced Studies in Literacy (MDE approved)

January 8, 2017 to February 26, 2017 
16 Weeks - 3 graduate credit hours
Tuition: $825.00 for the course
Expanding Literacy concepts to develop all teachers as teachers of Literacy.
Meets the requirements for placement to Professional Certificate


  Course #795-02 - Student Engagement

8 weeks - 2 graduate credit hours
Tuition:  $550.00 for the course
This course is designed to give practical, effective, and easily applicable strategies; and additionally, to help educators understand what is happening in our learners’ brains when they are engaged.

 Course #795-03 - The Art of Graphic Recording in the Classroom

January 22 to March 24, 2017
8 weeks - 2 graduate credit hours
Tuition:  $550.00 for the course
Examining how to visually capture classroom thinking and reflection.