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New Courses for Educators Offered This Summer

5/5/2010 —

DuBois - Penn State DuBois will offer several credit courses during the upcoming summer sessions for guidance counselors, school nurses, and classroom teachers.  Classes to be held in DuBois include Counseling Strategies for Preventing Chemical Dependency, Drugs of Abuse and Mental Health Issues, and Compassionate Counseling for Children and Adolescents Dealing with Dying, Death and Other Crisis.  The course, Group Procedures in Guidance and Counseling will be offered in Clearfield. 

Two new professional development classes will also be offered for educators this summer, particularly those who need ACT 48 hours.  Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Sources, will cover different types of renewable energy, and ideas for using renewable energy in an efficient manner.

Educators Using Video as Authentic Assessment will help teachers to find ways to move away from paper and pencil tests to methods that test what students know about a subject while engaging them in higher order thinking skills.

A complete list of courses, course schedules, and registration information can be found at www.ds.psu.edu/ce.  For more information about summer educator courses, contact Diana Ricotta, Assistant Director of Continuing Education (814) 375-4718, or dricotta@psu.edu

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