Professional Development for Educators

Build new skills, earn an endorsement or explore our graduate programs for educators. With a long-standing reputation, award-winning faculty and dedicated support staff, the University of Northern Iowa is the right choice for professional development for educators. 

Current Work-Based Learning Micro-Credential Webinars

Webinar #1: Essentials of Work-Based Learning

Learn the types of work-based learning, basic steps needed to start a successful program in your school and how to gain buy-in from stakeholders. Enroll anytime and complete the course in four weeks.

Webinar #2: Finding and Maintaining Business Partners

Explore the ways to overcome challenges in developing a business network, learn how to evaluate quality work-based learning projects and discover new avenues to create industry partners. Enroll anytime and complete the course in four weeks.

Register for a Webinar

  • Create a Blackboard account 
  • On the login screen, choose "Non-UNI User Login" and enter your newly created username and password.
  • Navigate to the course listing, click the seminar title and select "Enroll Now" to access the seminar.

Available Workshops

ARTED 5133

Strategies for Innovative Teaching in Art Education

Explore and reflect on why art teaching matters, especially in schools today. Through a series of workshops, panels, and presenters during the Art Educators of Iowa (AEI) conference, we will work to listen to others, strengthen our understandings and connections, and reflect on diverse perspectives and learning.