Learning Circles

This program is designed for groups of three or more individuals who would like to get together to discuss a quality book, with the purpose of improving professional practice.

Program Overview

Learning Circles is ideal for after-school planning, grade-level meetings, book clubs or other venues that encourage meaningful professional discussions. The courses are based on a book chosen by the participants, using the guidelines and rubric provided in the syllabus. 

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6 months to complete coursework

Estimated Cost

$270 per course

Ways to Learn



3 PDUs per course

Graduate Level Professional Development Credits

What are Graduate-level Professional Credits?

Graduate-level professional development credits are not part of a degree program but instead are primarily used for professional advancement such as salary increment steps and recertification. Students should seek approval of appropriate district or college officials before enrolling for these micro-credentials to satisfy any degree, state credential, or local school district requirements.

As a student, you will:

  • Determine the question and goals.
    Choose the book.
    Create the learning circle journal.
    Write an action plan.
    Complete the end of course reflections.

Who Should Enroll?

  • Groups of three or more teachers who want to earn graduate level professional development credit for professional upgrading, salary advancement and recertification.


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