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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.

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    Fall 2017 Important Session Dates1st 8-week session2nd 8-week session
    Session start dateAugust 21October 16
    Receive course login instructions today if enrolled in class three business days prior to session start dateAugust 21October 16
    Last date to add courses drop with refundAugust 25October 20
    Certificate of completion and all course assignments dueOctober 6December 8
    Last day of session October 13December 15
    Grades available after this dateOctober 17December 19

    Fall 2017 Course Offerings

    Class NumberCourse TitleCreditsStart DateEnd Date
    75893Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Information & Interventions for Effective Teaching2August 21October 6
    75914Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Information & Interventions for Effective Teaching2October 16December 8
    75908Advanced Classroom Management: Children as Change Agents2August 21October 6
    75929Advanced Classroom Management: Children as Change Agents2October 16December 8
    75898Autism & Asperger's Disorders: Information and Effective Interventions2August 21October 6
    75919Autism & Asperger's Disorders: Information and Effective Interventions2October 16December 8
    75906Behavior is Language: Strategies for Managing Disruptive Behavior3August 21October 6
    75927Behavior is Language: Strategies for Managing Disruptive Behavior3October 16December 8
    75903Child Abuse: Working with Abused & Neglected Children2August 21October 6
    75924Child Abuse: Working with Abused & Neglected Children2October 16December 8
    75896Drugs & Alcohol in Schools: Understanding Substance Use and Abuse2August 21October 6
    75917Drugs & Alcohol in Schools: Understanding Substance Use and Abuse2October 16December 8
    75909Educational Assessment: Assessing Student Learning2August 21October 6
    75909Educational Assessment: Assessing Student Learning2October 16December 8
    75895Harassment, Bullying & Cyber-Intimidation in Schools2August 21October 6
    75916Harassment, Bullying & Cyber-Intimidation in Schools2October 16December 8
    75900Inclusion: Working with Special Needs Students in the Mainstream Classroom2August 21October 6
    75921Inclusion: Working with Special Needs Students in the Mainstream Classroom2October 16December 8
    75899Infant & Toddler Mental Health2August 21October 6
    75920Infant & Toddler Mental Health2October 16December 8
    75897Why D.I.? Introduction to Differentiated Instruction3August 21October 6
    75918Why D.I.? Introduction to Differentiated Instruction3October 16December 8
    75905Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher3August 21October 6
    75926Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher3October 16December 8
    75901Talented & Gifted: Working with High Achievers2August 21October 6
    75922Talented & Gifted: Working with High Achievers2October 16December 8
    75910Teaching Diversity: Influences & Issues in the Classroom2August 21October 6
    75931Teaching Diversity: Influences & Issues in the Classroom2October 16December 8
    75911Teaching Elementary Math Conceptually: A New Paradigm2August 21October 6
    75932Teaching Elementary Math Conceptually: A New Paradigm2October 16December 8
    75902Traumatized Child: Effects of Stress and Trauma on Learning2August 21October 6
    75923Traumatized Child: Effects of Stress and Trauma on Learning2October 16December 8
    75907Try D.I.! Planning and Preparing a Differentiated Instruction Program2August 21October 6
    75928Try D.I.! Planning and Preparing a Differentiated Instruction Program2October 16December 8
    75892Understanding and Implementing Common Core Standards3August 21October 6
    75913Understanding and Implementing Common Core Standards3October 16December 8
    75904Understanding Aggression: Coping with Aggressive Behavior in the Classroom3August 21October 6
    75925Understanding Aggression: Coping with Aggressive Behavior in the Classroom3October 16December 8
    75894Violence in Schools: Identification, Prevention, Intervention2August 21October 6
    75915Violence in Schools: Identification, Prevention, Intervention2October 16December 8
    76884Response to Intervention: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher3October 16December 8

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

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    Spring 2018 Important Session Dates1st Spring Session2nd Spring Session
    Session start dateJanuary 8March 5
    Receive course login instructions today if enrolled in class three business days prior to session start dateJanuary 8March 5
    Last date to add courses and drop with refundJanuary 12March 9
    Certificate of completion and course assignments dueFebruary 23April 27
    Last day of session March 2April 27
    Grades available after this dateMarch 6May 8

    Spring 2018 Course Offerings

    Class NumberCourse TitleCreditsStart DateEnd Date
    14409Advanced Classroom Management: Children as Change Agents2January 9March 3
    14410Advanced Classroom Management: Children as Change Agents2March 6April 28
    14422Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Information & Interventions for Effective Teaching2January 9March 3
    14426Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Information & Interventions for Effective Teaching2March 6April 28
    14423Autism & Asperger's Disorders: Information and Effective Interventions2January 9March 3
    14427Autism & Asperger's Disorders: Information and Effective Interventions2March 6April 28
    14431Behavior is Language: Strategies for Managing Disruptive Behavior3January 9March 3
    14435Behavior is Language: Strategies for Managing Disruptive Behavior3March 6April 28
    14404Child Abuse: Working with Abused & Neglected Children2January 9March 3
    14405Child Abuse: Working with Abused & Neglected Children2March 6April 28
    14400Drugs & Alcohol in Schools: Understanding Substance Use and Abuse2January 9March 3
    14401Drugs & Alcohol in Schools: Understanding Substance Use and Abuse2March 6April 28
    14432Educational Assessment: Assessing Student Learning2January 9March 3
    14436Educational Assessment: Assessing Student Learning2March 6April 28
    14411Harassment, Bullying & Cyber-Intimidation in Schools2January 9March 3
    14412Harassment, Bullying & Cyber-Intimidation in Schools2March 6April 28
    14424Inclusion: Working with Special Needs Students in the Mainstream Classroom2January 9March 3
    14428Inclusion: Working with Special Needs Students in the Mainstream Classroom2March 6April 28
    14430Infant & Toddler Mental Health2January 9March 3
    14434Infant & Toddler Mental Health2March 6April 28
    14416Why D.I.? Introduction to Differentiated Instruction3January 9March 3
    14417Why D.I.? Introduction to Differentiated Instruction3March 6April 28
    14425Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher3January 9March 3
    14429Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher3March 6April 28
    14413Talented & Gifted: Working with High Achievers2January 9March 3
    14408Talented & Gifted: Working with High Achievers2March 6April 28
    14433Teaching Diversity: Influences & Issues in the Classroom2January 9March 3
    14437Teaching Diversity: Influences & Issues in the Classroom2March 6April 28
    14415Teaching Elementary Math Conceptually: A New Paradigm2January 9March 3
    14414Teaching Elementary Math Conceptually: A New Paradigm2March 6April 28
    14402Traumatized Child: Effects of Stress and Trauma on Learning2January 9March 3
    14403Traumatized Child: Effects of Stress and Trauma on Learning2March 6April 28
    14419Try D.I.! Planning and Preparing a Differentiated Instruction Program2January 9March 3
    14418Try D.I.! Planning and Preparing a Differentiated Instruction Program2March 6April 28
    14420Understanding and Implementing Common Core Standards3January 9March 3
    14421Understanding and Implementing Common Core Standards3March 6April 28
    14406Understanding Aggression: Coping with Aggressive Behavior in the Classroom3January 9March 3
    14407Understanding Aggression: Coping with Aggressive Behavior in the Classroom3March 6April 28
    14398Violence in Schools: Identification, Prevention, Intervention2January 9March 3
    14399Violence in Schools: Identification, Prevention, Intervention2March 6April 28


    Summer 2017 Course Offerings

    Class NumberCourse TitleCreditsStart DateEnd Date
    42038Advanced Classroom Management: Children as Change Agents2May 30June 30
    42102Advanced Classroom Management: Children as Change Agents2July 3August 4
    42003Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Information & Interventions for Effective Teaching2May 30June 30
    42067Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Information & Interventions for Effective Teaching2July 3August 4
    42028Autism & Asperger's Disorders: Information and Effective Interventions2May 30June 30
    42091Autism & Asperger's Disorders: Information and Effective Interventions2July 3August 4
    42036Behavior is Language: Strategies for Managing Disruptive Behavior3May 30June 30
    42100Behavior is Language: Strategies for Managing Disruptive Behavior3July 3August 4
    42033Child Abuse: Working with Abused & Neglected Children2May 30June 30
    42097Child Abuse: Working with Abused & Neglected Children2July 3August 4
    42026Drugs & Alcohol in Schools: Understanding Substance Use and Abuse2May 30June 30
    42090Drugs & Alcohol in Schools: Understanding Substance Use and Abuse2July 3August 4
    42039Educational Assessment: Assessing Student Learning2May 30June 30
    42103Educational Assessment: Assessing Student Learning2July 3August 4
    42025Harassment, Bullying & Cyber-Intimidation in Schools2May 30June 30
    42069Harassment, Bullying & Cyber-Intimidation in Schools2July 3August 4
    42030Inclusion: Working with Special Needs Students in the Mainstream Classroom2May 30June 30
    42093Inclusion: Working with Special Needs Students in the Mainstream Classroom2July 3August 4
    42029Infant & Toddler Mental Health2May 30June 30
    42092Infant & Toddler Mental Health2July 3August 4
    42027Why D.I.? Introduction to Differentiated Instruction3May 30June 30
    42094Why D.I.? Introduction to Differentiated Instruction3July 3August 4
    42035Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher3May 30June 30
    42099Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher3July 3August 4
    42031Talented & Gifted: Working with High Achievers2May 30June 30
    42095Talented & Gifted: Working with High Achievers2July 3August 4
    42040Teaching Diversity: Influences & Issues in the Classroom2May 30June 30
    42104Teaching Diversity: Influences & Issues in the Classroom2July 3August 4
    42064Teaching Elementary Math Conceptually: A New Paradigm2May 30June 30
    42105Teaching Elementary Math Conceptually: A New Paradigm2July 3August 4
    42032Traumatized Child: Effects of Stress and Trauma on Learning2May 30June 30
    42096Traumatized Child: Effects of Stress and Trauma on Learning2July 3August 4
    42037Try D.I.! Planning and Preparing a Differentiated Instruction Program2May 30June 30
    42101Try D.I.! Planning and Preparing a Differentiated Instruction Program2July 3August 4
    42002Understanding and Implementing Common Core Standards3May 30June 30
    42066Understanding and Implementing Common Core Standards3July 3August 4
    42034Understanding Aggression: Coping with Aggressive Behavior in the Classroom3May 30June 30
    42098Understanding Aggression: Coping with Aggressive Behavior in the Classroom3July 3August 4
    42004Violence in Schools: Identification, Prevention, Intervention2May 30June 30
    42068Violence in Schools: Identification, Prevention, Intervention2July 3August 4

    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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