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VESi Online Professional Development Courses For Educators


VESi Professional Development courses are offered online year-round with eight-week sessions in the fall and spring, and five-week sessions during the summer

Select a tab below for that semester’s list of courses and important dates and deadlines information. To read course descriptions and syllabi of VESi courses, visit the VESi Course Descriptions page.

COURSE FEES: 2-credit courses are $235; 3-credit courses are $280.

  • Expand to see important session dates for the Fall semester

    Fall 2018 Important Session Dates1st 7-week session2nd 7-week session
    Session start dateAugust 20October 15
    Receive course login instructions today if enrolled in class three business days prior to session start dateAugust 20October 15
    Last date to add courses drop with refundAugust 22October 18
    Certificate of completion and all course assignments dueSeptember 28December 7
    Last day of session October 5December 14
    Grades available after this dateOctober 9December 18


    Fall 2018 Course Offerings

    Class NumberCourse TitleCreditsStart DateEnd Date
    74334
    Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Information & Interventions for Effective Teaching2August 20October 5
    74355
    Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Information & Interventions for Effective Teaching2October 15December 7
    74349
    Advanced Classroom Management: Children as Change Agents2August 20October 5
    74370
    Advanced Classroom Management: Children as Change Agents2October 15December 7
    74339
    Autism & Asperger's Disorders: Information and Effective Interventions2August 20October 5
    74360
    Autism & Asperger's Disorders: Information and Effective Interventions2October 15December 7
    74347
    Behavior is Language: Strategies for Managing Disruptive Behavior3August 20October 5
    74368
    Behavior is Language: Strategies for Managing Disruptive Behavior3October 15December 7
    74344
    Child Abuse: Working with Abused & Neglected Children2August 20October 5
    74365
    Child Abuse: Working with Abused & Neglected Children2October 15December 7
    74337
    Drugs & Alcohol in Schools: Understanding Substance Use and Abuse2August 20October 5
    74358
    Drugs & Alcohol in Schools: Understanding Substance Use and Abuse2October 15December 7
    74350
    Educational Assessment: Assessing Student Learning2August 20October 5
    74371
    Educational Assessment: Assessing Student Learning2October 15December 7
    74336
    Harassment, Bullying & Cyber-Intimidation in Schools2August 20October 5
    74357
    Harassment, Bullying & Cyber-Intimidation in Schools2October 15December 7
    74341
    Inclusion: Working with Special Needs Students in the Mainstream Classroom2August 20October 5
    74362
    Inclusion: Working with Special Needs Students in the Mainstream Classroom2October 15December 7
    74340


    Infant & Toddler Mental Health2August 20October 5
    74361

    Infant & Toddler Mental Health2October 15December 7
    74346
    Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher3August 20October 5
    74367
    Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher3October 15December 7
    75050
    Response to Intervention: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher3August 20October 5
    75051
    Response to Intervention: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher3October 15December 7
    74342
    Talented & Gifted: Working with High Achievers2August 20October 5
    74363
    Talented & Gifted: Working with High Achievers2October 15December 7
    74352
    Teaching Elementary Math Conceptually: A New Paradigm2August 20October 5
    74373
    Teaching Elementary Math Conceptually: A New Paradigm2October 15December 7
    74351
    Teaching Diversity: Influences & Issues in the Classroom2August 20October 5
    74372
    Teaching Diversity: Influences & Issues in the Classroom2October 15December 7
    74343
    Traumatized Child: Effects of Stress and Trauma on Learning2August 20October 5
    74364
    Traumatized Child: Effects of Stress and Trauma on Learning2October 15December 7
    74348
    Try D.I.! Planning and Preparing a Differentiated Instruction Program2August 20October 5
    74369
    Try D.I.! Planning and Preparing a Differentiated Instruction Program2October 15December 7
    74345
    Understanding Aggression: Coping with Aggressive Behavior in the Classroom3August 20October 5
    74366
    Understanding Aggression: Coping with Aggressive Behavior in the Classroom3October 15December 7
    74333
    Understanding and Implementing Common Core Standards3August 20October 5
    74354
    Understanding and Implementing Common Core Standards3October 15December 7
    74335
    Violence in Schools: Identification, Prevention, Intervention2August 20October 5
    74356
    Violence in Schools: Identification, Prevention, Intervention2October 15December 7
    74338
    Why D.I.? Introduction to Differentiated Instruction3August 20October 5
    74359
    Why D.I.? Introduction to Differentiated Instruction3October 15December 7


    To read course descriptions and syllabi of the VESi courses, view the VESi Course Descriptions page.

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    Spring 2019 Important Session Dates1st Spring Session2nd Spring Session
    Session start dateJanuary 14March 11
    Receive course login instructions today if enrolled in class three business days prior to session start dateJanuary 14March 11
    Last date to add courses and drop with refundJanuary 17March 14
    Certificate of completion and course assignments dueFebruary 22April 26
    Last day of session March 1May 3
    Grades available after this dateMarch 5May 14


    Spring 2018 Course Offerings

    Class NumberCourse TitleCreditsStart DateEnd Date
    14264
    Advanced Classroom Management: Children as Change Agents2January 14March 1
    14310
    Advanced Classroom Management: Children as Change Agents2March 11May 3
    14126
    Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Information & Interventions for Effective Teaching2January 14March 1
    14281


    Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Information & Interventions for Effective Teaching2March 11May 3
    14131
    Autism & Asperger's Disorders: Information and Effective Interventions2January 14March 1
    14285
    Autism & Asperger's Disorders: Information and Effective Interventions2March 11May 3
    14240Behavior is Language: Strategies for Managing Disruptive Behavior3January 14March 1
    14305

    Behavior is Language: Strategies for Managing Disruptive Behavior3March 11May 3
    14137Child Abuse: Working with Abused & Neglected Children2January 14March 1
    14295
    Child Abuse: Working with Abused & Neglected Children2March 11May 3
    14129
    Drugs & Alcohol in Schools: Understanding Substance Use and Abuse2January 14March 1
    14284
    Drugs & Alcohol in Schools: Understanding Substance Use and Abuse2March 11May 3
    14265Educational Assessment: Assessing Student Learning2January 14March 1
    14311
    Educational Assessment: Assessing Student Learning2March 11May 3
    14128

    Harassment, Bullying & Cyber-Intimidation in Schools2January 14March 1
    14283

    Harassment, Bullying & Cyber-Intimidation in Schools2March 11May 3
    14133

    Inclusion: Working with Special Needs Students in the Mainstream Classroom2January 14March 1
    14289

    Inclusion: Working with Special Needs Students in the Mainstream Classroom2March 11May 3
    14132
    Infant & Toddler Mental Health2January 14March 1
    14288
    Infant & Toddler Mental Health2March 11May 3
    14239

    Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher3January 14March 1
    14298

    Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher3March 11May 3
    14135

    Response to Intervention: Prac Info for Clssrm Teacher
    3January 14March 1
    14292
    Response to Intervention: Prac Info for Clssrm Teacher3March 11May 3
    14134

    Talented & Gifted: Working with High Achievers2January 14March 1
    14291

    Talented & Gifted: Working with High Achievers2March 11May 3
    14267

    Teaching Elementary Math Conceptually: A New Paradigm2January 14March 1
    14313

    Teaching Elementary Math Conceptually: A New Paradigm2March 11May 3
    14266

    Teaching Diversity: Influences & Issues in the Classroom2January 14March 1
    14312

    Teaching Diversity: Influences & Issues in the Classroom2March 11May 3
    14136

    Traumatized Child: Effects of Stress and Trauma on Learning2January 14March 1
    14293

    Traumatized Child: Effects of Stress and Trauma on Learning2March 11May 3
    14263
    Try D.I.! Planning and Preparing a Differentiated Instruction Program2January 14March 1
    14309

    Try D.I.! Planning and Preparing a Differentiated Instruction Program2March 11May 3
    14138


    Understanding Aggression: Coping with Aggressive Behavior in the Classroom3January 14March 1
    14296


    Understanding Aggression: Coping with Aggressive Behavior in the Classroom3March 11May 3
    14125

    Understanding and Implementing Common Core Standards3January 14March 1
    14268
    Understanding and Implementing Common Core Standards3March 11May 3
    14127
    Violence in Schools: Identification, Prevention, Intervention2January 14March 1
    14282
    Violence in Schools: Identification, Prevention, Intervention2March 11May 3
    14130
    Why D.I.? Introduction to Differentiated Instruction3January 14March 1
    14287
    Why D.I.? Introduction to Differentiated Instruction3March 11May 3


    To read course descriptions and syllabi of the VESi courses, view the VESi Course Descriptions page.


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    Summer 2018 Important Session Dates1st Summer Session2nd Summer Session
    Session start dateMay 29July 2
    Receive course login instructions today if enrolled in class three business days prior to session start dateMay 29July 2
    Last date to add courses and drop with refundMay 31July 5
    Certificate of completion and course assignments dueJune 25July 30
    Grades available after this dateJuly 5August 7


    Summer 2018 Course Offerings

    Class NumberCourse TitleCreditsStart DateEnd Date
    41240
    Advanced Classroom Management: Children as Change Agents2May 29June 25
    41303
    Advanced Classroom Management: Children as Change Agents2July 2July 30
    41206
    Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Information & Interventions for Effective Teaching2May 29June 25
    41268
    Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Information & Interventions for Effective Teaching2July 2July 30
    41230
    Autism & Asperger's Disorders: Information and Effective Interventions2May 29June 25
    41292

    Autism & Asperger's Disorders: Information and Effective Interventions2July 2July 30
    41238
    Behavior is Language: Strategies for Managing Disruptive Behavior3May 29June 25
    41301
    Behavior is Language: Strategies for Managing Disruptive Behavior3July 2July 30
    41235
    Child Abuse: Working with Abused & Neglected Children2May 29June 25
    41298
    Child Abuse: Working with Abused & Neglected Children2July 2July 30
    41228
    Drugs & Alcohol in Schools: Understanding Substance Use and Abuse2May 29June 25
    41291
    Drugs & Alcohol in Schools: Understanding Substance Use and Abuse2July 2July 30
    41241
    Educational Assessment: Assessing Student Learning2May 29June 25
    41304
    Educational Assessment: Assessing Student Learning2July 2July 30
    41227
    Harassment, Bullying & Cyber-Intimidation in Schools2May 29June 25
    41270
    Harassment, Bullying & Cyber-Intimidation in Schools2July 2July 30
    41232
    Inclusion: Working with Special Needs Students in the Mainstream Classroom2May 29June 25
    41294
    Inclusion: Working with Special Needs Students in the Mainstream Classroom2July 2July 30
    41231
    Infant & Toddler Mental Health2May 29June 25
    41293
    Infant & Toddler Mental Health2July 2July 30
    41237
    Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher3May 29June 25
    41300
    Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher3July 2July 30
    42011
    Response to Intervention: Practical Information for Classroom Teachers
    3May 29June 25
    42012
    Response to Intervention: Practical Information for Classroom Teachers
    3July 2July 30
    41233
    Talented & Gifted: Working with High Achievers2May 29June 25
    41296
    Talented & Gifted: Working with High Achievers2July 2July 30
    41265
    Teaching Elementary Math Conceptually: A New Paradigm2May 29June 25
    41306
    Teaching Elementary Math Conceptually: A New Paradigm2July 2July 30
    41242
    Teaching Diversity: Influences & Issues in the Classroom2May 29June 25
    41305
    Teaching Diversity: Influences & Issues in the Classroom2July 2July 30
    41234
    Traumatized Child: Effects of Stress and Trauma on Learning2May 29June 25
    41297
    Traumatized Child: Effects of Stress and Trauma on Learning2July 2July 30
    41239
    Try D.I.! Planning and Preparing a Differentiated Instruction Program2May 29June 25
    41302
    Try D.I.! Planning and Preparing a Differentiated Instruction Program2July 2July 30
    41205
    Understanding and Implementing Common Core Standards3May 29June 25
    41267
    Understanding and Implementing Common Core Standards3July 2July 30
    41236
    Understanding Aggression: Coping with Aggressive Behavior in the Classroom3May 29June 25
    41299
    Understanding Aggression: Coping with Aggressive Behavior in the Classroom3July 2July 30
    41207
    Violence in Schools: Identification, Prevention, Intervention2May 29June 25
    41269
    Violence in Schools: Identification, Prevention, Intervention2July 2July 30
    41229
    Why D.I.? Introduction to Differentiated Instruction3May 29June 25
    41295

    Why D.I.? Introduction to Differentiated Instruction3July 2July 30

    To read course descriptions and syllabi of the VESi courses, view the VESi Course Descriptions page.


Contact Us For More Information About K-12 Teacher Professional Development

K-12 Professional Development Program Coordinator
Boise State University Extended Studies
Email: k12professionaldevelopment@boisestate.edu
Phone: (208) 426-3713
Address: 2950 Magic View Dr., Ste. 188, Meridian, ID 83642

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