Fulfilling Professional Goals Online
K-12 teachers and administrators will soon have the optionof logging on to the virtual classrooms of KaplanCollege.com’s School ofEducation to advance their careers and earn graduate credit through onlineprofessional development programs. KaplanCollege.com will offer courses througha partnership with John F. Kennedy University, a school dedicated to adulteducation.
KaplanCollege.com has arranged a national faculty of currentK-12 practitioners and theory experts, many of whom hold doctorates ineducation. Teachers and administrators can earn one semester unit of graduatecredit for each five-lesson course taken through the site. Teachers can apply these units toward fulfilling professional developmentrequirements. Courses offered through this online professional developmentprogram range from Literacy Instruction to Math and the Content Fields.Students will receive graduate credits from JFK University, and these credits maybe applicable toward recertification and salary advancement requirements. KaplanCollege.com, New York, NY, (212) 446-2757, www.kaplan.com.
This article originally appeared in the 11/01/2000 issue of THE Journal.