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.
We work closely with the Department of Education Studies at UC San Diego (EDS) in developing a wide array of courses, certificates, and state-approved credentials designed to prepare educators for reflective practice in increasingly diverse classrooms, focusing on issues of equity and excellence. The Education Department also collaborates with other campus entities to provide cutting-edge programming to practitioners locally, nationally and across the globe.
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
Are you interested in Multiple/Single Subject Credentials or doctoral studies in Education? Please visit eds.ucsd.edu and receive immediate answers.
This entirely online program will prepare you to work with groups of adult learners in diverse and challenging environments.
PDI, in association with UCSD Extension, is pleased to announce a new grade-level specific Common Core Specialist Program! Is there someone who is knowledgeable about the new Common Core assessments at your school? That person could be YOU.
Satisfy your Continuing Education requirements with specialized instruction in various curriculum topics.
The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of $799,972 (NSF 1339936) to the University of California San Diego’s Department of Education Studies.