Teacher License Renewal Courses

Course Descriptions


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, May 20th 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Stafford South Building Room 207 & Friday, May 19th ONLINE ; CANVAS

Instructor: Jane Huffman

Reading, Language Arts and Math- Strategies for Teaching Social Studies Across the Elementary Curriculum

52908 EDUC 03RMC S1
Social studies prepares children to be knowledgeable participating citizens in an ever increasingly complex world. Teaching social studies is a challenge in elementary schools because it is not a “tested” subject.This course will explore strategies for integrating social studies instruction across content areas and to your everyday classroom routines.

Target Audience: K-6 teachers
Date/Time/Location: Saturday, June 10th 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Stafford South Building Room 207 & Friday, June 9th ONLINE ; CANVAS

Instructor: Jane Huffman


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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.