Professional development can be scheduled in person or online via Zoom or Skype by calling 231.536.3369 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Three week advance notice required for CMU classes.
Graduate credit classes for educators through Central Michigan University, Off-Campus Programs at Raven Hill Discovery Center are offered year-round: two consecutive weekends during the school year and one week (Monday through Thursday) during the summer months. Classes are from 8 am to 5 pm. Interested others are also welcome and can register with Raven Hill directly with three week advance notice. Check out our other professional development opportunities.
CMU Credit Information
Each session offers three semester hours of graduate credit through Central Michigan University. Credit is accepted by most school districts toward professional certificate renewal or teacher re-certification and may also be used to comply with the School Administrator continuing education requirement. If you are working on a degree program, please consult with your adviser or certification office to determine if the course will apply to your program.
SAIL (Students Actively Investigating Links) through Science: Science teachers will be inspired to take their teaching to the next level, creating active science lessons that promote investigations and link learning. Smooth transitions from one grade to the next, integrations across disciplines, grade-appropriate activities and science process skills will help teachers support Common Core State Standards (CCSS), grade level objectives and/or district science objectives.
Art Across the Ages (AAA): General overview of art throughout history emphasizing a hands-on approach to experiences in clay, fiber, glass, metal, stone and wood from ancient to modern times. The course includes time to focus on an individual area of interest, as well as participate as a group on a community project for permanent exhibit at Raven Hill Discovery Center.