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Professional Development for Educators: Continuing Education Units

The College of Education and Human Ecology is here to assist educators by providing timely and relevant coursework in response to current needs and trends in education. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) allow educators to address the rapidly developing needs of educators’ student population. One CEU is equivalent to 10 contact hours.

The offerings below may be completed as CEUs or graduate independent study credit. If you are taking these credits for licensure renewal or promotion, please verify applicability with the Ohio Department of Education or your school district.

CEU Offerings

Co-planning, Co-teaching Training

Learn various co-planning and co-teaching models as well as how to implement them in your classroom.

2 CEUs, $154
Instructor: Mary Beth Smith
July 7-23, online


Creating and Sustaining Brave(r), Safe(r) School Spaces

Focus on ways educators can create communities that center students' voices and sustain their languages, identities and passions.

1 CEU, $77
Instructor: Jenell Igeleke Penn
July 13-17, online


Trauma Competent, Culturally Sustaining Classrooms I

Tired of struggling to connect with your “difficult” students? Fed up with being exhausted at the end of the week? Experiencing workplace trauma? This course equips you with the tools to make deep, lasting connections with students, to cultivate safe learning spaces and to practice "being in the room."

2 CEUs, $154
Instructor: Arianna Howard
July 27 to Aug. 1, online



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CEU Registration

To register for continuing education credits choose a currently available CEU offering. There is no formal application process.

Registration is for professional development only. You will not receive graduate credit nor will this course be posted on your Ohio State transcript unless you also register for graduate credit below. All educators wishing to receive graduate credit must enroll via the provided directions, prior to course start. It is recommended that you retain copies of your course materials for future resource.

Interested in instructing a CEU course?

The College of Education and Human Ecology welcomes in-service educators, district administrators, and academics to submit proposals for future innovative CEU offerings. Complete our proposal form, then submit as one PDF file uploaded in the box below.

The submission of your materials below does not guarantee employment with The Ohio State University. Submissions are reviewed by Professional Development Advisory Committee bi-annually or as needed. In addition, The Ohio State University reserves the right to run like coursework.

Questions can be directed to Lauren Salamone.

Graduate Credit Option

Enrollment in graduate credit is optional and subject to Ohio State posted enrollment and registration timelines, policies, and tuition and fee charges. Graduate credit registration in one of the above courses will post to your transcript as “EDUTL 7193 - Individual Studies.” No other description concerning the topic will be posted. Graduate credit will require final reelection project. It is recommended that you retain copies of your course materials for future resource.

To receive optional graduate credit for your CEU course, please:

  1. Complete the CEU registration above.
  2. Enroll as an Ohio State student or reactivate your graduate enrollment: