Professional Development for Educators

Online Learning at Your Own Pace

Earn your professional development hours though UIS!

Registration is easy, and prices range from $100 to $115. With 3 months to access and complete the training, your professional develop can be completed on YOUR schedule. When you successfully complete the course, you receive 24 contact hours toward your professional license. Our self-paced online courses are listed below.

Prefer to have an instructor-led experience? View the catalog for teacher professional development courses led by highly qualified instructors.

Self-Paced Online Courses

These online, self-paced courses are offered in partnership with Cengage Learning’s ed2go platform.

Creating Classroom Centers (Self-Paced Tutorial)

Creating Classroom Centers (Self-Paced Tutorial)

$115  |  Self-Paced  |  24 Course Hrs  |  3 Months

Learn how to create engaging, easy-to-maintain classroom center activities that boost independent learning while increasing small-group instruction time.

Register for Creating Classroom Centers


Creating the Inclusive Classroom: Strategies for Success (Self-Paced Tutorial)

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$115  |  Self-Paced  |  24 Course Hrs  |  3 Months

In this professional development course for teachers, you’ll get the training you need to reach the diverse mix of students you face every day–learning proven strategies that turn diversity into opportunity.

Register for Creating the Inclusive Classroom: Strategies for Success


Differentiated Instruction in the Classroom (Self-Paced Tutorial)

Differentiated Instruction in the Classroom (Self-Paced Tutorial)

$115  |  Self-Paced  |  24 Course Hrs  |  3 Months

Improve your ability to teach diverse learners with real-world examples from elementary, middle, and high school classrooms.

Register for Differentiated Instruction in the Classroom


Empowering Students With Disabilities (Self-Paced Tutorial)

Empowering Students With Disabilities (Self-Paced Tutorial)

$115  |  Self-Paced  |  24 Course Hrs  |  3 Months

Explore common disabilities you will encounter in the classroom and master techniques for promoting academic, behavioral, and social skills in students with special needs.

Register for Empowering Students With Disabilities


Guided Reading and Writing: Strategies for Maximum Student Achievement (Self-Paced Tutorial)

Guided Reading and Writing: Strategies for Maximum Student Achievement (Self-Paced Tutorial)

$115  |  Self-Paced  |  24 Course Hrs  |  3 Months

Get the professional development training you need to improve student literacy.

Register for Guided Reading and Writing: Strategies for Maximum Student Achievement


Guided Reading: Strategies for the Differentiated Classroom (Self-Paced Tutorial)

Guided Reading: Strategies for the Differentiated Classroom (Self-Paced Tutorial)

$115  |  Self-Paced  |  24 Course Hrs  |  3 Months

Learn creative ways to bring differentiated instruction and guided reading to life in your classroom.

Register for Guided Reading and Writing: Strategies for Maximum Student Achievement


Integrating Technology in the Classroom (Self-Paced Tutorial)

Integrating Technology in the Classroom (Self-Paced Tutorial)

$115  |  Self-Paced  |  24 Course Hrs  |  3 Months

In this professional development course for teachers, you will learn about technology integration in the classroom and gain the skills needed to use tools like apps, assistive technology, and blogs effectively.

Register for Integrating Technology in the Classroom


Ready, Set, Read! (Self-Paced Tutorial)

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$100  |  Self-Paced  |  24 Course Hrs  |  3 Months

Learn how to support reading and writing skills in young learners.

Register for Ready, Set, Read!


Response to Intervention: Reading Strategies That Work (Self-Paced Tutorial)

Response to Intervention: Reading Strategies That Work (Self-Paced Tutorial)

$100  |  Self-Paced  |  24 Course Hrs  |  3 Months

Learn response to intervention (RTI) strategies that ensure the struggling readers in your classroom get the help and education they need.

Register for Response to Intervention: Reading Strategies That Work


Singapore Math Strategies: Model Drawing for Grades 1-6 (Self-Paced Tutorial)

Singapore Math Strategies: Model Drawing for Grades 1-6 (Self-Paced Tutorial)

$115  |  Self-Paced  |  24 Course Hrs  |  3 Months

In this professional development course for teachers, you’ll get the training you need to start teaching model drawing, the powerful Singapore Math strategy that gives word problems a visual context.

Register for Singapore Math Strategies: Model Drawing for Grades 1-6


Singapore Math: Number Sense and Computational Strategies (Self-Paced Tutorial)

Singapore Math: Number Sense and Computational Strategies (Self-Paced Tutorial)

$115  |  Self-Paced  |  24 Course Hrs  |  3 Months

In this teacher training course, you will learn Singapore’s innovative and practical strategies for solving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems.

Register for Singapore Math: Number Sense and Computational Strategies


Solving Classroom Discipline Problems (Self-Paced Tutorial)

Solving Classroom Discipline Problems (Self-Paced Tutorial)

$115  |  Self-Paced  |  24 Course Hrs  |  3 Months

Learn the step-by-step approach to an orderly classroom in this course designed by a veteran teacher.

Register for Solving Classroom Discipline Problems


Solving Classroom Discipline Problems II (Self-Paced Tutorial)

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$115  |  Self-Paced  |  24 Course Hrs  |  3 Months

In this professional development course, you’ll get the teacher training you need to deal effectively with serious discipline problems and help even the most challenging students you’re teaching make more responsible choices.

Register for Solving Classroom Discipline Problems II


Teaching Adult Learners (Self-Paced Tutorial)

Teaching Adult Learners (Self-Paced Tutorial)

$115  |  Self-Paced  |  24 Course Hrs  |  3 Months

Learn powerful techniques for reaching and motivating adult learners in today’s student-centered classroom.

Register for Teaching Adult Learners


Teaching Math: Grades 4-6 (Self-Paced Tutorial)

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$115  |  Self-Paced  |  24 Course Hrs  |  3 Months

Reinvent math instruction for grades 4-6 by bringing hands-on learning, inexpensive manipulatives, and real-world connections into your classroom.

Register for Teaching Math: Grades 4-6


Teaching Preschool: A Year of Inspiring Lessons (Self-Paced Tutorial)

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$115  |  Self-Paced  |  24 Course Hrs  |  3 Months

In this course on teaching preschoolers, you will learn how to come up with creative and balanced preschool lesson plans for every month of the school year.

Register for Teaching Preschool: A Year of Inspiring Lessons


Teaching Smarter With SMART Boards (Self-Paced Tutorial)

Teaching Smarter With SMART Boards (Self-Paced Tutorial)

$115  |  Self-Paced  |  24 Course Hrs  |  3 Months

Master the use of SMART Board and SMART Notebook technology so you can create powerful interactive lessons that capture your students’ attention.

Register for Teaching Preschool: A Year of Inspiring Lessons


Teaching Students With ADHD (Self-Paced Tutorial)

Teaching Students With ADHD (Self-Paced Tutorial)

$115  |  Self-Paced  |  24 Course Hrs  |  3 Months

Learn practical strategies for helping children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) succeed in school.

Register for Teaching Smarter With SMART Boards


Teaching Students With Autism: Strategies for Success (Self-Paced Tutorial)

Teaching Students With Autism: Strategies for Success (Self-Paced Tutorial)

$115  |  Self-Paced  |  24 Course Hrs  |  3 Months

Help your students with high-functioning autism and Asperger’s Syndrome unlock their potential in the classroom.

Register for Teaching Students With ADHD


Teaching Students With Learning Disabilities (Self-Paced Tutorial)

Teaching Students With Learning Disabilities (Self-Paced Tutorial)

$115  |  Self-Paced  |  24 Course Hrs  |  3 Months

Learn how to successfully meet the diverse needs of students with learning disabilities in your classroom.

Register for Teaching Students With Learning Disabilities


Teaching Writing: Grades 4-6 (Self-Paced Tutorial)

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$115  |  Self-Paced  |  24 Course Hrs  |  3 Months

In this teacher-training course, you’ll learn from an experienced educator how to motivate and assist developing writers.

Register for Teaching Writing: Grades 4-6


Teaching Writing: Grades K-3 (Self-Paced Tutorial)

Teaching Writing: Grades K-3 (Self-Paced Tutorial)

$115  |  Self-Paced  |  24 Course Hrs  |  3 Months

Learn how to nurture student writers in the early elementary classroom.

Register for Teaching Writing: Grades K-3


The Creative Classroom (Self-Paced Tutorial)

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$115  |  Self-Paced  |  24 Course Hrs  |  3 Months

Enrich your teaching talents and encourage your students’ creative thinking as you learn to turn your classroom into a creative classroom.

Register for The Creative Classroom


Understanding Adolescents (Self-Paced Tutorial)

Understanding Adolescents (Self-Paced Tutorial)

$100  |  Self-Paced  |  24 Course Hrs  |  3 Months

Uncover the secrets of the adolescent mind. This course helps you gain valuable information on how adolescents feel, how their identities develop, and how you can best meet their needs.

Register for Understanding Adolescents