Advancement Courses

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Professional development designed to be more engaging, meaningful, & enjoyable - with real application in today's K-12 classroom.

  • $449 3 Grad Credits
  • $349 Non-Credit (45 Hours)
  • University-accredited
  • Self-paced
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Choose from 200+ graduate-level, self-paced continuing
education courses for teacher salary advancement and recertification.

Some of Our Favorite Courses

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Essential Classroom
Technology for Teachers

Technology has become an integral part of education, yet in some schools and districts it is often misunderstood and/or underutilized...

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The Growth Mindset: Fostering Resilience and a Love of Learning (K-5, 6-12)

According to Carol Dweck, "becoming is better than being." This is the kind of attitude that reflects a growth mindset. Mindset is a buzzword in today's...

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Staying Present: Mindfulness for Better Teaching and Learning

Mindfulness, a set of techniques that have been practiced for thousands of years, helps a person become "present" by calming the mind and...

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Kindness: Can it be Taught?

Kindness, considered a universally desirable trait, is not often formally "taught" at school. While all teachers want students to treat each other with...

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Stress Reduction for Better Teaching

Being a teacher is often a stressful experience, whether it is lesson planning, grading, communicating with parents, handling classroom...

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Flipping Your Classroom: Redefining Homework and Instruction

Would you be willing to turn your traditional classroom on its head if you thought it would increase student engagement and achievement? 

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Dealing with the ADD/ADHD Child

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are the most commonly diagnosed neurobehavioral disorders in...

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Self-Care Strategies for Teachers

Careers where people need to manage others' feelings and behaviors, like teaching, are considered among the most stressful. From safety...

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Writing Well or Good Writing? An Educator's Guide to Teaching Grammar (K-5, 6-12)

Traditionally, grammar instruction has involved repetitive worksheets and tedious activities, which have led even the most diligent...

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Why Take Our Courses?

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Applicable

Expertly-crafted courses
that are meaningful,
effective, and immediately
applicable to today's
classroom.

Affordable

We've worked hard to offer
our courses at competitive
prices that include all
credits, materials, and
shipping.

Flexible

Our coursework is not tied
to a semester, can be
completed anytime and
anywhere, and offers six
months in which to
complete it.

Engaging

Over 150 enjoyable,
graduate-level courses
in a broad range of
relevant and timely
subjects.

"I enrolled in Advancement Courses just this year and was very happy with my experience. I found the classes relevant, interesting, applicable, and easy to navigate. I immediately put some of the information into action in my classroom. It was such a great experience, and I am planning to take a couple more classes this year."
–Concetta Smith, Teacher

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of these amazing prizes! Plus, increase your chances of winning by up to 5x by referring
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1 Grand Prize
Winning Teacher

$10,000 from Advancement Courses and three graduate-level, 3-credit, continuing education courses (ARV: $399 per course) from Advancement Courses.

2 First Place
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$2, 500 for each teacher and two graduate-level, 3-credit, continuing education courses (ARV: $399 per course) from Advancement Courses.

3 Runner-up
Winning Teachers

Apple 13" MacBook Air 256 GB (ARV: $1,199) and one graduate-level, 3-credit, continuing education course (ARV: $399 per course) from Advancement Courses.

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Advancement Courses offers 150+ graduate-level, self-paced continuing education courses for teacher salary advancement and recertification, including preapproved courses for NYC P Credits, LAUSD Salary Points, and CPS Lane Credits. Our courses are more engaging, more enjoyable, and have real application in today's classrooms. And you can take them anywhere, anytime for up to six months after enrollment.


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ADVANCEMENT COURSES SWEEPSTAKES ABBREVIATED RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Void where prohibited. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Open only to teachers who are over 18 at the time of entry and teach in a public school, accredited private school, or a home school in compliance with the laws of the teacher's primary state of residence, and who are legal residents of the 50 United States (including the District of Columbia). Sweepstakes begins on April 23, 2015. Entrants must submit an entry between 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on April 23, 2015, and 11:59 p.m. ET on May 31, 2015 (the "Entry Period"). To enter the Advancement Courses Sweepstakes, visit scholastic.com/advancementcourses and complete the registration form, including the following required fields: first and last name, email address, physical address, city/state/zip code, district name, school name, school state, grade(s) taught, and subject(s) taught. The following fields are not required: the email addresses of one to five teachers who you would like to notify of this sweepstakes offer (referral is optional and not required). Only one entry per person and/or household, except that you will receive one additional entry (for a maximum of five additional entries) per additional valid referral email address to the Sweepstakes at the time of entry. Click here to read the Official Rules.

PRIZES: One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive $10,000 in cash and Three (3) three-credit graduate-level continuing education courses from Advancement Courses (ARV: $399 per course). Two (2) First Place winners will receive $2,500 and Two (2) three-credit graduate-level continuing education courses from Advancement Courses (ARV: $399 per course). Three (3) Runner up winners will receive an Apple 13" MacBook Air 256 GB (ARV: $1,199) and One (1) three-credit graduate-level continuing education course from Advancement Courses (ARV: $399). If entrant is a teacher teaching in a school in the New York City Department of Education, and if instead of the standard graduate-level continuing education course from Advancement Courses, the prospective Winner would prefer course for 3 NYCDOE/ASPDP-approved P credits (ARV: $170), Sponsor will pay $125 per three-credit course to cover the New York City Department of Education's After School Professional Development Program cost in addition to providing the course (Total ARV: $295).

If a prospective Winner is a teacher teaching in a public school in the Los Angeles County Unified School District and if instead of the standard graduate-level continuing education course from Advancement Courses, the prospective Winner would prefer a course for Salary Points (2 Salary Points per course), the ARV of the above-mentioned course is $199.

If a prospective Winner is a teacher teaching in a public school in Chicago Public Schools and if instead of the standard graduate-level continuing education course from Advancement Courses, the prospective Winner would prefer a course for Lane Credits (3 Lane Credits per course), the ARV of the above-mentioned course is $199.

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