Continuing Education

FAQ

Continuing Education Frequently Asked Questions

Forms

Continuing Education Preapproval Application
Continuing Education Attendance Voucher
Supervised Teacher Verification Form
CEU Accreditation Team Member Voucher
Rigor is NOT a Four Letter Word Staff Development

Independent Study Options

Christian Philosophy of Education Independent Study
Course Description: This course covers 11 foundational questions for developing a Christian philosophy of education (Instructor: Jeff Walton). The 3-hour recording is one component of the independent study option that fulfills the Christian Philosophy of Education requirement for AACS teacher certification. Participants will watch the recording and complete the independent study requirements: recording project, reaction papers to four books read, four-page personal Christian philosophy of education. Participants need only a computer with Internet access and speakers or headphones. Submit the completed verification assignment to the AACS office to receive a certificate from AACS for Christian Philosophy of Education (30 contact hours of continuing education credit).
Price: $40.00


Bible Doctrines Independent Study
Course Description: This course is a survey of the core doctrines of the Bible with particular emphasis on the doctrines of Scripture, God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, Man, Sin, Salvation, and the Church. The course strives for practical application of core doctrines to Christian school teachers and the students they teach (Instructor: Nathan Crockett). Participants will watch the class recordings and complete the independent study requirements: course summary project, reaction papers to three books read. Participants need only a computer with Internet access and speakers or headphones. Submit the completed verification assignment to the AACS office to receive a certificate from AACS for Bible Doctrines (30 contact hours of continuing education credit).
Price: $40.00

 
 
Course Options

Professional Development Using Marks of a Healthy Christian School
Instructor: Jeff Walton
Course Description: The book Marks of a Healthy Christian School can be used to provide 10 hours of onsite professional development for school staff. The course surveys the book and the discussion/activity guides and provides guidance and practical assistance for school leaders who will facilitate the staff development activity. Participants need only a computer with Internet access and speakers or headphones. Read the book before watching the class, watch the class recordings, and complete short assignments applying information from the class and verifying completion of class requirements. Submit the completed verification assignment to the AACS office to receive a certificate from AACS for 5 contact hours of continuing education credit. (In addition to the 5 contact hours for completing the course, participants will receive 10 contact hours with the teachers when they lead the onsite professional development activity at their school.)
Price: $30.00 (Course fee does not include purchase of the book.)


Understanding and Effectively Using Standardized Achievement Tests
Course Description: This course introduces participants to several topics related to standardized testing. The focus is on those issues that directly affect teaching and learning: the content of standardized tests, interpreting score reports, identifying student needs and planning instructional strategies for intervention (Instructor: Jeff Walton). Class sessions are recorded on an Adobe server and can be accessed at any time that fits your schedule! Participants will watch the class recordings and complete short assignments applying information from the class and verifying completion of class requirements. The class includes approximately nine hours of recorded instruction. Ten contact hours of continuing education credit will be granted for course completion. Participants need only a computer with Internet access and speakers or headphones. Following completion of the course work, the participant will email the completed verification assignment to the AACS office and will receive a certificate from AACS for the class and ten contact hours of continuing education credit.
Price: $40.00


Free Technology Tools for Educators

Course Description: This course covers a wide variety of technology tools that are available to teachers at no cost. Among the tools presented are collaborative and sharing tools, curricular tools, productivity tools, and presentation tools. Participants come away from this presentation with resources and tools to integrate technology in grades K-12 (Instructor: Joey Harmon). Class sessions are recorded on an Adobe server and can be accessed at any time that fits your schedule! Participants will watch the class recordings and complete short assignments applying information from the class and verifying completion of class requirements. The class includes approximately nine hours of recorded instruction. Ten contact hours of continuing education credit will be granted for course completion. Participants need only a computer with Internet access and speakers or headphones. Following completion of the course work, the participant will email the completed verification assignment to the AACS office and will receive a certificate from AACS for the class and ten contact hours of continuing education credit.
Price: $40.00