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Boise State Summer Courses for Educators

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Learning Opportunities for Idaho and Nearby Educators

Teachers, teacher aides, administrators, counselors, and support personnel will find many professional development opportunities provided during the summer months by Boise State’s various programs.

We provide many courses you can take to fulfill undergraduate and graduate degree requirements in Elementary and Secondary Teacher Certification, Curriculum and Instruction, Literacy, Bilingual Education, and Counseling Programs. Also offered during the summer are many other courses relevant to educators. Courses are available in alternative timeframes, through workshop formats, at various sites, and through distance delivery methods.

More information for educators and administrators can be found at the K-12 Teacher Professional Development Website .

More Summer Educational Opportunities for Educators and Administrators

Professional Development/In-Service eCampus Courses

Looking for a convenient way to earn credits toward recertification or a promotion?

A selection of courses available via computer-based multimedia are offered for professional development, undergraduate, or graduate credit in conjunction with an educational vendor, Virtual Education Software, Inc. (VESi). These interactive, multimedia courses for teachers are affordable, relevant, up-to-date and portable.

Please check with the proper certifying agency prior to registration. Classes are offered during the first and second five-week sessions of summer semester.

Class titles and descriptions can be found at the VESi Course Descriptions web page.

Masters Programs in Literacy, and Bilingual & ESL Education

The Departments of Literacy and Bilingual/ESL Education and the Division of Extended Studies are pleased to offer three weekend masters programs. These degrees are obtainable in two years and can be started in any semester or in summer.

Prospective students may contact:

Boise State Writing Institute

The Boise State University Writing Project is part of the National Writing Project network, now in its 39th year.

The National Writing Project, known as the NWP, has been widely recognized as the most successful grassroots movement for school and instructional change in the history of American education. The network consists of over 250 international sites and includes an international corps of exemplary teachers and teacher leaders. These teachers are active in their own schools and at the regional and national levels in providing in-servicing, policy advice, teacher-consulting, teacher research and various other services to their profession.

BSWP 2013 Summer Invitational Institute
June 10-July 3 (ENGL 579-1100)

BSWP: Math Literacy and Inquiry
June 10- June 14 (ENGL 594-1102)

BSWP: Adv Teaching for Social Justice
June 16-June 22 (ENGL 594-1100)

BSWP: Inquiry and the CCSS
June 24- June 28 (ENGL 594-1101)

BSWP: Teaching Writing for Publication
July 8- July 12 (ENGL 582-1100)

For more information contact Jeff Wilhelm at

Contact Us For More Information About Boise State's Summer Program

Regina Jenkins, Summer Program Director
Boise State University Extended Studies
Phone: (208) 426-3295