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Our Self-Paced Online Professional Development Courses for Teachers allow you the flexibility to fit PD into your schedule

How Our Self Paced Online Courses Work:

Step 1:

Students register for a self paced online course on the Credits for Teaches website. Upon registration, they will then be sent the proper course materials via email.

Step 2:

Students register with the university partner of their choice (if receiving university credit).

Step 3:

Students complete the required course assignments and submit them via Schoology. Your self paced CE course’s assignments can also be submitted via email to if taking courses through CSU Pueblo.

Step 4:

Students should allow 10-14 business days for assignments to be graded. Once graded, students will receive a certificate of completion from Credits for Teachers. The final grade will be sent to the respective university partner.

Step 5:

Students should allow 10-14 business days for the respective university partner to process the final grade and update the transcript. Then, students will be able to view and order updated transcripts to display credit hour updates to their district.

Teachers, looking for Professional Development Courses?

Teacher professional development doesn’t need to be complicated. But traditional teacher education can sometimes be costly, inflexible, and take months to complete.

Our self paced CE courses offer immense flexibility. They can be taken for graduate-level credit from accredited University Partners or for Professional Development. This collection of self paced professional development for teachers is flexible and results-driven.

Welcome to your one-stop shop for all your professional learning and development needs! Our online professional development for teachers is designed for all K-12 teachers. If you want to pursue the next step in your teaching career, explore our self paced professional development for teachers today.

We understand the importance of balancing your personal life with the desire to continue to excel professionally. Our course model allows you to do both. Our courses are designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in today’s dynamic classroom. But they also allow time for family & fun…

  • Courses can be taken for university credit or for professional development/continuing education (Certificate of Completion included).
  • Courses are designed to be flexible (self paced) & manageable. Many teachers complete multiple self paced courses online with us during their school year.

  • Take one course at a time or multiple courses concurrently, the choice is completely up to you.

  • Accredited & Approved: All our self paced courses online have been approved by our regionally accredited University Partners.

  • Quality Instruction: All our instructors are highly qualified and have a background in education.

  • Course content is relevant for modern-day educators.

  • Mobile-Friendly Platform: Courses are all online and can be accessed anywhere with an internet connection.

  • Certificate of Completion is issued upon successfully finishing a course.

  • Self paced learning environment: Complete your course(s) anytime from anywhere within a 6-month window.

  • Help drive your student learning and yourself at the same time: with proper professional development, both students and teachers succeed.


Online PD Courses for Teachers

Explore the latest online self paced courses we have available. These online continued education courses regularly rotate, so if you see one that you like, register today.


Get answers about our self paced graduate courses for teachers directly from our customer care team. Simply fill out the form below.

Apply Our Online Self Paced Courses Towards Teacher Recertification, License Renewal, and Salary Advancement

We believe that pursuing license renewal and salary advancement can be straightforward and seamless. As such, we are dedicated to supporting educators to better understand the processes involved in accomplishing their goals. In addition to advancing your professional development, we are committed to helping teachers move up the salary scale. We believe that when teachers experience professional growth, they are more likely to become life-long educators.

Educators from across the country from a variety of school districts have taken our courses. They have been able to use the graduate level credits acquired towards recertifying their license through their state’s department of education. They have also been able to pursue salary advancement within their district.

Upon completion of each of our online self paced courses, educators will receive a Certificate of Completion. This can be used within many districts as sufficient proof of completion.

Need an official university transcript? No problem! Take our courses for graduate level credits through one of our University Partners and obtain transcripts for graduate level courses.

Our courses are also aligned with national and state standards. You can be sure that the knowledge and skills you gain will be relevant and applicable to your classroom practice. We stay up-to-date with the latest research and best practices in education. This knowledge is deeply intrinsic in our course content.

At the end of each course, you’ll receive a certificate of completion. This can be used to demonstrate your professional development to employers, school administrators, and other professional organizations. This can be a great way to showcase your commitment to continuing education and your dedication to your profession.

Each Course Provides Relevant K-12 Strategies & Additional Resources Ready to Implement in Any Classroom of Any Content

Our goal at Credits for Teachers is to support educators in improving their practice by offering useful and effective teaching strategies. We offer insights that can be easily implemented into any K-12 classroom. Our diverse range of courses cover a variety of topics relevant to today’s teachers such as

  • increasing student engagement,
  • developing a growth mindset,
  • designing strong classroom management,
  • teaching English Language Learners,
  • and more.

These are not idealistic courses offered in a vacuum. All of our courses are designed by educators who understand the needs and demands of today’s teachers. Know that when you register for our online self paced courses, you are getting insights from educators for educators.

Not sure how our courses can fit your specific teaching situation? Not a problem! Our instructors work with you to modify course assignments to meet your needs. Instructor-led learning allows for a close mentorship between educators and their online learning professors.

Better yet, while completing each course there are multiple opportunities to interact with other educators, share ideas and learn from peers. We have found that online professional development for teachers is best experienced with your peer community.

We offer a wide variety of courses, covering everything from classroom management and technology integration to curriculum development and special education. Our courses are taught by experienced educators who are passionate about their subjects and committed to helping you succeed. Whether you’re looking to enhance your teaching skills or gain new ones, our courses are designed to meet your needs.

In addition, our courses are crafted to be interactive and engaging. You’ll have opportunities to connect with other educators and share your ideas and experiences. This can be a great way to expand your professional network and learn from your peers.

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On the best days, you barely have enough time to check everything off your to-do list

Between teaching, planning, & grading, you can barely find time to spend with your family or friends. We know how easy it is for opportunities like Professional Development or Salary Advancement to get pushed to the side. Finding the time just seems impossible.

How do our courses solve your problems?

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Reason #1: Location Flexibility

Many Professional Development courses require you to meet in-person either on weeknights or during your weekends. While these continuing education options have their merits, they can be difficult to consistently fit into your schedule. Even the most time-savvy teachers can usually only fit one or two courses into their schedule per year.

Online professional development courses with Credits for Teachers can be completed from anywhere you choose. Bring them on a road trip, learn in your favorite coffee shop, or study in the backyard while your kids are playing. Our courses are designed to fit your schedule. You can focus on one course per semester or complete several; the choice is yours.

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Reason #2: Time Flexibility​

Due dates, required meetings and lengthy seminars can easily throw a wrench into your time management. We understand that your free time is valuable. This is why we allow our students 6 months from registration to complete a course. We even often give them more time if asked.

Our self paced courses will work around your schedule, not the other way around.

In addition, our courses are unique because they’ve been strategically crafted to eliminate useless busy work. Each course is specifically focused on introducing, implementing & improving teaching strategies to maximize your abilities as an educator.

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Access Your Courses Anytime Anywhere

Our online professional development courses are flexible and self paced. You can learn at your own pace and on your own schedule. Our online platform is user-friendly and accessible. You can easily navigate through the courses and access the materials you need.

Our courses are also mobile-friendly, so you can learn on the go and from anywhere. You can access our courses from any device with an internet connection. This means you can learn from the comfort of your own home or anywhere else that’s convenient for you.

We also offer ongoing support. Reach out to us with any questions or concerns that you may have during your learning journey. Our team is always available to provide guidance and support, and we’re committed to helping you achieve your goals.

We’re confident that our online professional development courses for teachers will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to excel in your profession.

We’re committed to helping you achieve your professional goals and equipping you with everything you need to succeed. Join our community of educators today and take the first step towards advancing your career in education.

I loved the open-endedness of this class. This taught me a valuable teaching technique but allowed me the flexibility to use it in a manner that fit my students and my situation. I wasn’t taking a class to “jump through hoops”….this class actually benefited my students. Five Stars!”

- Kathryn
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Yes, I would recommend these courses to a colleague. The best features were the strategies that I learned. I was able to apply those strategies immediately into my classroom.

- Katie
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Yes I would recommend this course to my colleagues. It was easy to read the materials and I learned a lot about the Growth Mindset. I’m so glad I was able to sign-up for this course. I thought this class was great.

- Julie
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The assignments included gave me tools to make me a better teacher in the classroom. I would definitely recommend this course to other teachers.

- Allison
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I liked the option to plan and implement the Growth Mindset strategies into my school schedule. I also enjoyed the feature of being able to complete this course at my own pace.

- Sandra
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I liked the course reading as well as how the course was flexible to fit into my schedule.

- Jenny
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We know that your schedule is crazy and PD is often the last thing on your list. Our goal is to provide you with the opportunity to learn better teaching strategies, achieve your next salary advancement, or renew your teaching license while still maintaining a work-life balance.

Still on the Fence About Online Continued Education Courses?

Our Professional Development for Teachers Online Offers a 100% No-Hassle Refund

We know it can be risky trying something new and at the end of the day, we want you to succeed. That’s why we give students a 100% refund if they decide a course isn’t right for them within 30 days.

Why do Teachers prefer our
Online Professional Development courses?

Time/Location Flexibility

Complete our online Professional Development courses for K12 Teachers on your own schedule from anywhere you want. Want to finish a course while nestled in your favorite coffee shop – you can do that.

Credits for Salary Advancement

Nationally accepted, our online graduate courses can be used towards salary advancement or renewing your teacher’s license.


Our online graduate courses for K12 teachers are university-accredited & approved.


Get answers about our self-paced graduate courses for teachers directly from our customer care team. Simply fill out the form below.