The Penn State Northern Tier Center in Towanda offers a variety of postbaccalaureate courses and other professional development opportunities designed to meet the continuing education goals of educators. Penn State is an approved provider of Act 48 continuing education, and we deliver courses all year long. Classes run in the evenings and during summer sessions, with both blended and online delivery formats. We provide the most up-to-date educational experience for our area, covering topics such as educational technology integration, classroom management, inclusion and differentiated instruction, special education, and more.
If you have questions or course suggestions, please contact the Penn State Wilkes-Barre Northern Tier Center at 570‑268‑7778 or email [email protected].
This four-hour workshop was designed to help educators meet the exceptional challenges they are facing due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The class will provide basic skills in tools any educator can use right away for remote teaching. Delivered via Zoom videoconferencing.
Does your school district require you to pursue professional development? Are you looking for Act 48 credits in your educational focus? Penn State is an approved Act 48 provider, and our postbaccalaureate courses cover a wide range of current topics in education. Courses are delivered remotely through a combination of classes via Zoom and online assignments.
The Writing Specialist Certificate is designed to afford educators deep study in all aspects of teaching literacy. It provides the teacher with real-world skills for implementing the writing requirements of the PA Core Standards.
The Mathematics Coach Endorsement program is a PA Department of Education approved 12-credit program. The program will improve a teacher’s mathematics content knowledge, instructional strategies, and leadership skills.
M.Ed. in Teaching and Curriculum
The core courses of Penn State Harrisburg’s 30-credit Master of Education in Teaching and Curriculum are delivered online. Many of our education courses transfer into that program, so why not sign up for one today and get a jump on your Master’s?