Workshops and Professional Development

Research Center for Educational Technology -

Innovating Teaching and Learning: Best Practices & Tools for Learning in ALL Settings, Spring 2021

100% online & self-paced. Cost: $75. Registration is now open for Cohort 8 (January 4-February 21, 2021) and Cohort 9 (March 15-May 2, 2021).

Join us online Spring 2021 with Technology Integration Specialist Jake Miller to explore ed tech tools and classroom-tested strategies for designing powerful blended learning experiences for all settings - remote, face-to-face, and a blend of the two. Participants will take a deep dive into tools such as Flipgrid, Edpuzzle, Pear Deck, Loom, Screencastify, and Nearpod  to learn how they can be used effectively in all settings to promote student learning, gather formative assessment data, enable differentiation and support students’ social-emotional needs. Participants may choose to earn either 12.5 CE contact hours OR earn one graduate workshop credit hour (additional $162 tuition fee).

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Mathematics Education Online Workshops

Kent State University is offering Online Workshops designed specifically for math teachers and math intervention specialists. Each workshop is comprised of five modules and five assignments. Workshop participants may begin the workshop at any time; they have 6 weeks to complete the assignments and receive one Continuing Education Credit (10 contact hours). Cost: $50 (for 1-CEU)

For more information, please contact Dr. Scott Courtney: scourtn5@kent.edu or 330-672-0657.

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Making Meaning of May 4: The Kent State Shootings in US History

Kent State University is pleased to announce we will offer our NEH-supported Landmarks Workshops "Making Meaning of May 4: The Kent State Shootings in US History" during the Summer of 2021, through remote delivery. We welcome new applications from educators of students in the middle school through high school levels.

  • Remote delivery (100% online)
  • Offered twice: June 20–25, 2021 & July 18–23, 2021
  • $1,300 stipend paid to participants
  • Grad credit & contact hour options available
  • Applicants who met the March 1, 2020, deadline will be kept in the applicant pool.
  • New applicants should submit applications by March 1, 2021.

Making Meaning of May 4 2021 workshops: Learn more and apply