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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 Summer semester

    Summer 2019 Important Session Dates1st Summer Session2nd Summer Session
    Session start dateJune 3July 8
    Receive course login instructions today if enrolled in class three business days prior to session start dateJune 3July 8
    Last date to add courses and drop with refundJune 4July 9
    Certificate of completion and course assignments dueJune 28Aug 2
    Grades available after this dateJuly 9August 13


    Summer 2019 Course Offerings

    Class NumberCourse TitleCreditsStart DateEnd Date
    40755

    Advanced Classroom Management: Children as Change Agents2June 3July 7
    40795

    Advanced Classroom Management: Children as Change Agents2July 8August 10
    40740
    Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Information & Interventions for Effective Teaching2June 3July 7
    40760Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Information & Interventions for Effective Teaching2July 8August 10
    40745
    Autism & Asperger's Disorders: Information and Effective Interventions2June 3July 7
    40784


    Autism & Asperger's Disorders: Information and Effective Interventions2July 8August 10
    40753
    Behavior is Language: Strategies for Managing Disruptive Behavior3June 3July 7
    40793

    Behavior is Language: Strategies for Managing Disruptive Behavior3July 8August 10
    40750

    Child Abuse: Working with Abused & Neglected Children2June 3July 7
    40790
    Child Abuse: Working with Abused & Neglected Children2July 8August 10
    40743

    Drugs & Alcohol in Schools: Understanding Substance Use and Abuse2June 3July 7
    40783

    Drugs & Alcohol in Schools: Understanding Substance Use and Abuse2July 8August 10
    40756Educational Assessment: Assessing Student Learning2June 3July 7
    40796
    Educational Assessment: Assessing Student Learning2July 8August 10
    40742

    Harassment, Bullying & Cyber-Intimidation in Schools2June 3July 7
    40762

    Harassment, Bullying & Cyber-Intimidation in Schools2July 8August 10
    40747

    Inclusion: Working with Special Needs Students in the Mainstream Classroom2June 3July 7
    40786

    Inclusion: Working with Special Needs Students in the Mainstream Classroom2July 8August 10
    40746

    Infant & Toddler Mental Health2June 3July 7
    40785

    Infant & Toddler Mental Health2July 8August 10
    40785

    Infant & Toddler Mental Health2July 8August 10
    42438
    Language Acquisition for ESL Students
    3June 3July 7
    42439
    Language Acquisition for ESL Students
    3July 8August 10
    40752
    Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher3June 3July 7
    40792
    Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher3July 8August 10
    41158

    Response to Intervention: Practical Information for Classroom Teachers
    3June 3July 7
    41159

    Response to Intervention: Practical Information for Classroom Teachers
    3July 8August 10
    42371
    Six Traits of Writing Model: Teaching and Assessing
    2June 3July 7
    42372
    Six Traits of Writing Model: Teaching and Assessing
    2July 8August 10
    40748

    Talented & Gifted: Working with High Achievers2June 3July 7
    40788
    Talented & Gifted: Working with High Achievers2July 8August 10
    40758

    Teaching Elementary Math Conceptually: A New Paradigm2June 3July 7
    40798
    Teaching Elementary Math Conceptually: A New Paradigm2July 8August 10
    40757

    Teaching Diversity: Influences & Issues in the Classroom2June 3July 7
    40797

    Teaching Diversity: Influences & Issues in the Classroom2July 8August 10
    42385
    Teaching Secondary Math Conceptually: Meeting Mathematics Standards
    3June 3July 7
    42386
    Teaching Secondary Math Conceptually: Meeting Mathematics Standards
    3July 8August 10
    40749

    Traumatized Child: Effects of Stress and Trauma on Learning2June 3July 7
    40789

    Traumatized Child: Effects of Stress and Trauma on Learning2July 8August 10
    40754

    Try D.I.! Planning and Preparing a Differentiated Instruction Program2June 3July 7
    40794

    Try D.I.! Planning and Preparing a Differentiated Instruction Program2July 8August 10
    40739


    Understanding and Implementing Common Core Standards3June 3July 7
    40759

    Understanding and Implementing Common Core Standards3July 8August 10
    40751
    Understanding Aggression: Coping with Aggressive Behavior in the Classroom3June 3July 7
    40791

    Understanding Aggression: Coping with Aggressive Behavior in the Classroom3July 8August 10
    40741

    Violence in Schools: Identification, Prevention, Intervention2June 3July 7
    40761

    Violence in Schools: Identification, Prevention, Intervention2July 8August 10
    40744

    Why D.I.? Introduction to Differentiated Instruction3June 3July 7
    40787


    Why D.I.? Introduction to Differentiated Instruction3July 8August 10

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

  • Expand to see important session dates for the Fall semester

    Fall 2019 Important Session Dates1st 7-week session2nd 7-week session
    Session start dateAugust 26October 21
    Receive course login instructions today by 5pm if enrolled by previous FridayAugust 26October 21
    Last date to add courses drop with refundAugust 28October 23
    Certificate of completion and all course assignments dueOctober 4December 6
    Last day of session October 11December 13
    Grades available after this dateOctober 15December 24


    Fall 2018 Course Offerings

    Class NumberCourse TitleCreditsStart DateEnd Date
    73402

    Advanced Classroom Management: Children as Change Agents2August 26October 11
    73423
    Advanced Classroom Management: Children as Change Agents2October 21December 13
    73387

    Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Information & Interventions for Effective Teaching2August 26October 11
    73408

    Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Information & Interventions for Effective Teaching2October 21December 13
    73392

    Autism & Asperger's Disorders: Information and Effective Interventions2August 26October 11
    73413

    Autism & Asperger's Disorders: Information and Effective Interventions2October 21December 13
    73400

    Behavior is Language: Strategies for Managing Disruptive Behavior3August 26October 11
    73421

    Behavior is Language: Strategies for Managing Disruptive Behavior3October 21December 13
    73397

    Child Abuse: Working with Abused & Neglected Children2August 26October 11
    73418

    Child Abuse: Working with Abused & Neglected Children2October 21December 13
    73390

    Drugs & Alcohol in Schools: Understanding Substance Use and Abuse2August 26October 11
    73411

    Drugs & Alcohol in Schools: Understanding Substance Use and Abuse2October 21December 13
    73403

    Educational Assessment: Assessing Student Learning2August 26October 11
    73424

    Educational Assessment: Assessing Student Learning2October 21December 13
    73389

    Harassment, Bullying & Cyber-Intimidation in Schools2August 26October 11
    73410

    Harassment, Bullying & Cyber-Intimidation in Schools2October 21December 13
    73394

    Inclusion: Working with Special Needs Students in the Mainstream Classroom2August 26October 11
    73415

    Inclusion: Working with Special Needs Students in the Mainstream Classroom2October 21December 13
    73393

    Infant & Toddler Mental Health2August 26October 11
    73414


    Infant & Toddler Mental Health2October 21December 13
    76617

    Language Acquisition for ESL Students
    3August 26October 11
    76620

    Language Acquisition for ESL Students
    3October 21December 13
    73399

    Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher3August 26October 11
    73420

    Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher3October 21December 13
    73711

    Response to Intervention: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher3August 26October 11
    73712

    Response to Intervention: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher3October 21December 13
    76625

    Six Traits of Writing Model: Teaching and Assessing
    2August 26October 11
    76628

    Six Traits of Writing Model: Teaching and Assessing
    2October 21December 13
    73395

    Talented & Gifted: Working with High Achievers2August 26October 11
    74363
    Talented & Gifted: Working with High Achievers2October 21December 13
    73405


    Teaching Elementary Math Conceptually: A New Paradigm2August 26October 11
    73426


    Teaching Elementary Math Conceptually: A New Paradigm2October 21December 13
    73404

    Teaching Diversity: Influences & Issues in the Classroom2August 26October 11
    73425

    Teaching Diversity: Influences & Issues in the Classroom2October 21December 13
    76636

    Teaching Secondary Math Conceptually: Meeting Mathematics Standards
    3August 26October 11
    76637

    Teaching Secondary Math Conceptually: Meeting Mathematics Standards
    3October 21December 13
    73396

    Traumatized Child: Effects of Stress and Trauma on Learning2August 26October 11
    73417

    Traumatized Child: Effects of Stress and Trauma on Learning2October 21December 13
    73401

    Try D.I.! Planning and Preparing a Differentiated Instruction Program2August 26October 11
    73422

    Try D.I.! Planning and Preparing a Differentiated Instruction Program2October 21December 13
    73398

    Understanding Aggression: Coping with Aggressive Behavior in the Classroom3August 26October 11
    73419

    Understanding Aggression: Coping with Aggressive Behavior in the Classroom3October 21December 13
    73386

    Understanding and Implementing Common Core Standards3August 26October 11
    73407

    Understanding and Implementing Common Core Standards3October 21December 13
    73388

    Violence in Schools: Identification, Prevention, Intervention2August 26October 11
    73409

    Violence in Schools: Identification, Prevention, Intervention2October 21December 13
    73391

    Why D.I.? Introduction to Differentiated Instruction3August 26October 11
    73412

    Why D.I.? Introduction to Differentiated Instruction3October 21December 13


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

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    Spring 2020 Important Session Dates1st Spring Session2nd Spring Session
    Session start dateJanuary 13March 9
    Receive course login instructions today if enrolled in class three business days prior to session start dateJanuary 13March 9
    Last date to add courses and drop with refundJanuary 18March 13
    Certificate of completion and course assignments dueFebruary 21May 1
    Last day of session February 28May 8
    Grades available after this dateMarch 3May 12


    Spring 2019 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.


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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