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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 20**
    Last day of session March 2April 27
    Grades available after this dateMarch 6May 8

    Spring 2018 Course Offerings

    Class NumberCourse TitleCreditsStart DateEnd Date
    16071
    Advanced Classroom Management: Children as Change Agents2January 8March 2
    16129
    Advanced Classroom Management: Children as Change Agents2March 5April 27
    15883
    Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Information & Interventions for Effective Teaching2January 8March 2
    16092

    Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Information & Interventions for Effective Teaching2March 5April 27
    15888
    Autism & Asperger's Disorders: Information and Effective Interventions2January 8March 2
    16096
    Autism & Asperger's Disorders: Information and Effective Interventions2March 5April 27
    16043
    Behavior is Language: Strategies for Managing Disruptive Behavior3January 8March 2
    16124
    Behavior is Language: Strategies for Managing Disruptive Behavior3March 5April 27
    15894
    Child Abuse: Working with Abused & Neglected Children2January 8March 2
    16107
    Child Abuse: Working with Abused & Neglected Children2March 5April 27
    15886
    Drugs & Alcohol in Schools: Understanding Substance Use and Abuse2January 8March 2
    16095
    Drugs & Alcohol in Schools: Understanding Substance Use and Abuse2March 5April 27
    16072
    Educational Assessment: Assessing Student Learning2January 8March 2
    16131
    Educational Assessment: Assessing Student Learning2March 5April 27
    15885
    Harassment, Bullying & Cyber-Intimidation in Schools2January 8March 2
    16094
    Harassment, Bullying & Cyber-Intimidation in Schools2March 5April 27
    15890
    Inclusion: Working with Special Needs Students in the Mainstream Classroom2January 8March 2
    16101
    Inclusion: Working with Special Needs Students in the Mainstream Classroom2March 5April 27
    15889
    Infant & Toddler Mental Health2January 8March 2
    16100
    Infant & Toddler Mental Health2March 5April 27
    16042
    Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher3January 8March 2
    16117
    Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher3March 5April 27
    15892
    Response to Intervention: Prac Info for Clssrm Teacher
    3January 8March 2
    16104
    Response to Intervention: Prac Info for Clssrm Teacher3March 5April 27
    15891
    Talented & Gifted: Working with High Achievers2January 8March 2
    16103
    Talented & Gifted: Working with High Achievers2March 5April 27
    16074
    Teaching Elementary Math Conceptually: A New Paradigm2January 8March 2
    16133
    Teaching Elementary Math Conceptually: A New Paradigm2March 5April 27
    16073
    Teaching Diversity: Influences & Issues in the Classroom2January 8March 2
    16132
    Teaching Diversity: Influences & Issues in the Classroom2March 5April 27
    15893
    Traumatized Child: Effects of Stress and Trauma on Learning2January 8March 2
    16105
    Traumatized Child: Effects of Stress and Trauma on Learning2March 5April 27
    16070
    Try D.I.! Planning and Preparing a Differentiated Instruction Program2January 8March 2
    16128
    Try D.I.! Planning and Preparing a Differentiated Instruction Program2March 5April 27
    15895

    Understanding Aggression: Coping with Aggressive Behavior in the Classroom3January 8March 2
    16108

    Understanding Aggression: Coping with Aggressive Behavior in the Classroom3March 5April 27
    15882
    Understanding and Implementing Common Core Standards3January 8March 2
    16075
    Understanding and Implementing Common Core Standards3March 5April 27
    15884
    Violence in Schools: Identification, Prevention, Intervention2January 8March 2
    16093
    Violence in Schools: Identification, Prevention, Intervention2March 5April 27
    15887
    Why D.I.? Introduction to Differentiated Instruction3January 8March 2
    16099
    Why D.I.? Introduction to Differentiated Instruction3March 5April 27

    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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