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Summer Institutes

Our Summer Educator Institutes are designed to help you as a teacher or school leader the opportunity to advance your skillset and expertise within a specific area. You'll be able to take what you learn during our institute courses and implement new theories and strategies with your students. Our pathways begin with a one or two week credit-bearing institute. You’ll be introduced to further program opportunities to advance your knowledge and skills which focus on high-need areas of study for educators. For Institute participants who wish to continue these professional pathways, FPU provides financial counseling, academic advising, and convenient enrollment and registration processes at the end of the Institutes.

Summer Literacy Institute

The Summer Literacy Institute is designed to help K-12 educators understand best practices in literacy education in today's schools. You'll explore how to effectively address the needs of struggling readers and writers and how to differentiate instruction for the wide range of literacy needs in the classroom. You'll learn how to develop your classrooms as communities of readers, writers and inquirers.

Dates

June 15-19 & 22-26, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Highlights

Receive 3-unit graduate course (LLC 767) credit
Enroll for only $500 (a savings of $1,450)
Learn alongside fellow teachers with similar challenges
Lunch will be provided

Next Steps

  1. Complete the graduate non-matriculated admission form
  2. Complete the registration from (Note: list LLC 767-FRD1 as course number)
  3. Send both forms to:
    Graduate & Degree Completion Admission Office
    1717 S Chestnut Ave
    Fresno, CA 93702
    GDC.Admissions@fresno.edu
  4. Once admitted, you will receive two emails from FPU ITS Helpdesk containing your university login and password account information. Your student account will be billed for $500 for the institute, payments can be made online through your FPU account.

For more information, contact Nathan Lyness at nathan.lyness@fresno.edu or 559-453-7183.

Dinuba Unified Summer Literacy Institute

The Summer Literacy Institute is designed to help K-12 educators understand best practices in literacy education in today's schools. You'll explore how to effectively address the needs of struggling readers and writers and how to differentiate instruction for the wide range of literacy needs in the classroom. You'll learn how to develop your classrooms as communities of readers, writers and inquirers.

Dates

June 1-5 & 8-12, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Highlights

Receive 3-unit graduate course (LLC 767) credit
Enroll for only $500 (a savings of $1,450)
Learn alongside fellow teachers with similar challenges
Lunch will be provided

Next Steps

  1. Complete the graduate non-matriculated admission form
  2. Complete the registration from (Note: list LLC 767-FRD1 as course number)
  3. Send both forms to:
    Graduate & Degree Completion Admission Office
    1717 S Chestnut Ave
    Fresno, CA 93702
    GDC.Admissions@fresno.edu
  4. Once admitted, you will receive two emails from FPU ITS Helpdesk containing your university login and password account information. Your student account will be billed for $500 for the institute, payments can be made online through your FPU account.

For more information, contact Nathan Lyness at nathan.lyness@fresno.edu or 559-453-7183.

Math Institute

The Math Institute is designed for multiple subjects teachers interested in teaching middle school math. You’ll receive two units of Continuing Education credit to prepare for ten graduate credit math units that may be applied towards the Supplemental Authorization in Math.

Dates

June 15-19, 2020
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
FPU Visalia Campus

June 22-26, 2020
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
FPU Main Campus | WEC 114

Highlights

Receive 2 Continuing Education (CE) credits
Enroll for only $340
Learn alongside fellow teachers with similar challenges
Lunch will be provided

Next Steps

Visit ce.fresno.edu for more information and to reserve your spot!

Peacemaking Institute

Our Peacemaking Institute is designed for all educators seeking to further their skills in conflict resolution. You’ll receive three units of Continuing Education credit that can be used towards a 15-unit Certification in Peacemaking from Fresno Pacific University.

Dates

June 15-19, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
FPU Main Campus | WEC 223

Highlights

Receive 3 Continuing Education (CE) credits
Enroll for only $400
Learn alongside fellow teachers with similar challenges
Lunch will be provided

Next Steps

Visit ce.fresno.edu for more information and to reserve your spot!

Computer Science Institute

Our Computer Science Institute is designed for K-12 teachers who want to integrate computational thinking into curriculum or teach AP Computer Science classes. You’ll receive three units of graduate credit towards a 12-15 unit Computer Science Added Authorization.

Dates

June 15-19, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
FPU Main Campus | WEC 224

Highlights

Receive 3 Continuing Education (CE) credits
Enroll for only $600
Learn alongside fellow teachers with similar challenges
Lunch will be provided

Next Steps

Visit ce.fresno.edu for more information and to reserve your spot!

Civic Education Institute

Our Civic Education Institute is designed for U.S. History teachers (grades 5, 8 and 11). You’ll receive two units of Continuing Education credit that can be used towards a 15-unit certification from Fresno Pacific University.

Dates

June 22-26, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
FPU Main Campus | WEC 223

Highlights

Receive 2 Continuing Education (CE) credits
Enroll for only $350
Learn alongside fellow teachers with similar challenges
Lunch will be provided

Next Steps

Visit ce.fresno.edu for more information and to reserve your spot!

STEAM Learning - Early Childhood Education Institute

Our STEAM Learning Institute is designed for preservice and inservice teachers working with pre-school through grade three. You’ll receive 2 units of Continuing Education credit.

Dates

June 15-19, 2020
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
FPU Main Campus | WEC 114

Highlights

Receive 2 Continuing Education (CE) credits
Enroll for only $400
Learn alongside fellow teachers with similar challenges
Lunch will be provided

Next Steps

Visit ce.fresno.edu for more information and to reserve your spot!