Timespan: 30 hours

Refugee Educators Foundations of Practice Course & Communities of Practice

These courses – designed by educators for educators – provide educators and other education leaders with the resources, knowledge, mindsets, and skills necessary to cultivate academic achievement and ensure well-being for refugee, immigrant, multilingual learner/emergent bilingual, and newcomer students.

Course participants will move through the online course at their own pace and engage in online discussions with colleagues. Course modules focus on concrete, culturally responsive, and assets-driven strategies to support multicultural, multilingual learners, especially newcomers. Courses provide 30 clock hours/CEUs upon successful completion.

Four optional workshops (5 clock hours/CEUs each; dates TBD) will be held on Saturdays to deepen and extend course content, as well as to shine a spotlight on the unique status, strengths, and needs of newly arriving Ukrainian and Afghan students and families. The workshops are included in the course fee.

Enroll for Winter/Spring 2024

Course timeline: January 15-April 20, 2024

K-12 Refugee Educator Foundations of Practice

This course is designed for educators who work directly with learners of all ages including classroom teachers & aides, counselors, support staff, and refugee/immigrant agency educators.

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Education Leaders Refugee Educator Foundations of Practice

This course is designed for educators who work at the organization level including state-level directors, district & building administrators, instructional coaches, and agency coordinators.

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Summer 2024 Courses – Coming Soon!

Information about registration for summer 2024 Refugee Educator Foundations of Practice courses will be available soon.