The Education department at UC San Diego Extension provides integrated professional development for school communities and educational institutions while incorporating best practices and the latest research in content, pedagogy, andragogy, and administration.
Our wide array of courses, certificates, and state-approved credentials are designed to prepare practitioners for the challenges and opportunities inherent in the modern classroom. These courses are available on campus, on-site, and online and have been approved by most school districts for salary-scale advancement.
Although most students finish their certificate programs within one year, all required and elective coursework must be completed within 5 years of beginning a certificate program.
Advancing the Art of Teaching
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Our new partner, the Professional Development Institute, offers K-12 teachers high quality, online courses for salary advancement and credential renewal. All courses are available for UC San Diego Extension Credit. Learn More at
Morgan Appel will be available between 12-2pm on May 15th to answer any questions related to programs, courses, education policy, and other. Please contact by telephone at (858) 534-9273 or by email at email@example.com and receive immediate answers.
This entirely online program will prepare you to work with groups of adult learners in diverse and challenging environments.
In partnership with UC San Diego Extension, the Professional Development Institute is offering a course on CCSS Math Standards, in addition to over 50 additional courses online. Be sure to check the catalog online!
Satisfy your Continuing Education requirements with specialized instruction in various curriculum topics.
Take courses online while learning the right skills to build literate classrooms across various subject matters.