Our courses build skills that help educators and youth professionals support all students to thrive.
Gain insight into the research and methods behind boosting youth engagement and belonging and walk away with strategies to spark a child’s passion for learning…
Develop skills for building strong, trusting relationships with youth, families, and colleagues.
This course will help you build a broad awareness of accessibility and an understanding of Universal Design for Learning strategies and Individual Education Plans (IEPs).
Understand how COVID-19 has impacted the learning experience and the education system at large. Discover a collection of strategies that have emerged on how to…
Learn strategies for understanding and integrating culturally responsive practice into youth programs.
Identify key developmental milestones for children and adolescents, explore major theories that relate to the study of human development, and understand how child development relates…
Understand how communication styles can influence relationship building, and learn skills to improve your professional interactions.
Understand the history, context, and impacts of race, racial identity, and White Supremacy Culture in order to foster antiracism and equity in your work environment.
Strengthen your capacity to develop and deepen relationships within your school community to support alignment between the school day and out-of-school time (OST) activities.
Strengthen your capacity to strategically infuse strong, aligned SEL strategies across the school day and out-of-school time (OST) activities
Strengthen your capacity to strategically deliver quality, engaging, and aligned academics in out-of-school time (OST) programs
Create a semester curriculum outline and lesson plan that are aligned with SEL.
Understand challenging youth behavior, reflect on your experiences, and implement strategies and solutions to promote positive behavior among young people.
Understand positive youth development (PYD) frameworks, features of successful PYD programs, and ways to bridge these strategies into classrooms, programs, camps, and other learning environments.
Positive youth development is directly linked to a young person’s ability to communicate in their native or emergent languages. As educators, we can ensure that…
Understand who newcomer students and families are and identify ways to support them.
Learn how to design and lead safe and effective spaces to build community, have crucial conversations, and repair harm. Note: This course will guide you…
Youth programs that are safe spaces recognize the diversity of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression (SOGIE) and affirm LGBTQ+ people. In this course,…
Learn how to lead great virtual activities and how to maintain student engagement.