Teacher License Renewal Courses

Course Descriptions


Classroom Management Design
17200 EDUC 05LMC S1

This course will guide teachers through the process of creating a classroom management plan. Participants will learn about school-wide positive supports, functions of behavior, de-escalation strategies, and reinforcements. At the conclusion of this course, teachers will have developed a purpose statement, rules, procedures, expectations, consequences, and an action plan based on information presented about research based practices.

Target Audience: K-12 general and special education teachers
Date/Time/Location: Saturday, March 18th 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Stafford South Building Room 207 & Friday, March 17th ONLINE; CANVAS

Instructor: Jennifer Walker

Using Local History in the Classroom Across the Curriculum
17201 EDUC 06GMC S1
Take advantage of local history resources to stimulate student interest across content areas by bringing the past to life and connecting students with the rich heritage of their community. This hands-on workshop will explore the use of primary sources, historic photographs and maps and documents to teach across the curriculum. This course will include a visit to Historic Kenmore, the Fredericksburg home of revolutionary war patriots Fielding and Betty Washington Lewis.

Target Audience: K-8 teachers
Date/Time/Location: Saturday, April 1st 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Stafford South Building Room 207 & Friday, March 31st ONLINE ; CANVAS

Instructor: Jane Huffman

Building a Makerspace in Your School
17297 EDUC 09QMC S3
This course will discuss the tools, materials, technology, and facilities needed to build a successful, sustainable school makerspace.  We will also discuss teaching strategies that can be used to help link makerspace activities to the Virginia SOL’s.

Target Audience: K12 teachers
Date/Time/Location: Saturday, March 25th 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Stafford South Building Room 122 & Friday, March 24th 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Stafford South Building Room 122

Instructor: George Meadows

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*All classes are held at the Stafford campus, 121 University Blvd., unless otherwise noted. Students will need to seek approval from their school systems for specific licensure renewal courses that meet their own recertification requirements.