Summer Institutes

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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.

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.
FPU Main Campus | SCC

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

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/math-institute 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/peacemaking-institute 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/computer-science-institute 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/civic-education-institute for more information and to reserve your spot!

STEAM Learning - Early Childhood Education Institute

Join us for a fun-filled interactive week in which participants will engage with us and each other around the joy of STEAM learning in the early childhood classroom. During this week we will explore the overlapping ideas of play, embodied learning, and spatial understanding through the natural integration involving STEAM concepts. 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/STEAM-learning-institute for more information and to reserve your spot!

Doers Institute

The Doers Institute is an open learning forum where participants explore the challenges facing those who are called to be "doers of the word, and not hearers only ..." (James 1:22). Participants in this course will learn how to help doers find success not only in the classroom but beyond the classroom. You’ll receive 1 unit of Continuing Education credit.

Dates

June 15-17, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
FPU Main Campus | WEC 132

Highlights

Receive 1 Continuing Education (CE) credit
Enroll for only $300
Learn alongside fellow teachers with similar challenges
Lunch will be provided

Next Steps

Visit ce.fresno.edu/doers-institute for more information and to reserve your spot!

Brain-Based Learning Institute

Our Brain-Based Learning Institute is designed for K-12 teachers interested in the integration of strategies to optimize teaching and learning. Understand what it is, why it matters and how to apply practices in the classroom that strengthen memory pathways, increase student engagement, deepen learning and increase long-term retention and transfer of information for all learners. You’ll receive 3 units of Continuing Education graduate credit.

Dates

June 22-26, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
FPU Main Campus | NOH 125

Highlights

Receive 3 Continuing Education (CE) credits
Enroll for only $365
Learn alongside fellow teachers with similar challenges
Lunch will be provided

Next Steps

Visit ce.fresno.edu/brain-based-learning-institute for more information and to reserve your spot!

Kagan Summer Academy

Kagan’s Summer Academy is Kagan’s premier training of the year. The Academy features Kagan’s signature week-long institutes as well as many other workshops only offered once a year by the Kagan team of trainers.

Dates

Cooperative Learning
June 15-19, 2020
8:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
FPU Visalia Campus

Structures for Little Ones
June 15-19, 2020
8:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
FPU Visalia Campus

Growth Mindset
June 15-16, 2020
8:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
FPU Visalia Campus

English Language Learners
June 17-18, 2020
8:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
FPU Visalia Campus

Highlights

Receive 1-2 Continuing Education (CE) credits
Enroll for only $100-$170
Learn alongside fellow teachers with similar challenges
Lunch will be provided

Next Steps

Visit ce.fresno.edu/kagan-summer-academy for more information and to reserve your spot!