Distance Learning

Drake University School of Education Extension Education offers graduate level, professional development courses for K-12 educators around the world. These courses were designed by Drake University, a fully accredited university, as well as a number of partner education organizations.

For information pertaining to certification or credit, check with your advisor or local guidelines as applicable.

Video Courses for Athletic Coaches and Physical Educators

Nationally-renowned coaches, top physical educators, and professional athletes lend their expertise to bring real-world perspectives.  All video courses for coaches and physical educators are graded at Drake University by our instructional team.

Video Courses for Classroom Teachers

Drake University Extension Education offers video courses through Quality Educational Program, Inc. Their award winning courses cover the the following content areas: Classroom Management and Discipline, Differentiated Instruction, Inclusion, Responsibility and Relationships, Parental Support, and Professional Portfolios. All video courses are graded at Drake University by our instructional team.

Online Courses for Classroom Teachers

Drake University Extension Education offers online courses through Performance Learning Systems. Course content areas include: Assessment, Classroom Management, Curriculum and Instruction, Mathematics, Reading and Literacy, Science, and Technology.

Online Teaching Certificate

Drake University Extension Education in conjunction with the Iowa AEA Professional Development Online Learning System now offers a certificate in Online Teaching Pedagogy. This is a unique opportunity for educators at all levels to obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to become an effective online instructor.

Online Endorsements and other Opportunities

Drake Extension Education offers graduate level credit for educators who attend approved educational conferences, athletic clinics, and other events.

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